Education


ITFA Insurance Webinar -2021: Continuity and change in the Insurance Market – 5 March 2021

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

The Insurance Committee is thrilled to continue its series of Friday afternoon learning sessions on Insurance related topics with a look at how the Insurance market for Global Transaction Banking will evolve in 2021. This webinar is kindly being sponsored by Texel.

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ITFA CEERC webinar – Trade Finance Digitization Progress in CEE-CIS and the rest of the world

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

The ITFA CEERC is pleased to inform you that it will be organising a webinar in March 2021. The title of the webinar will be: ” Status of Trade Finance Digitalization progress in CEE-CIS and the Rest of the World.”

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UK Japan Free Trade Virtual Summit – 20 January 2021

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

The ITFA Board is pleased to inform you about the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit, a one-day virtual event, which will take placeon the 20th of January 2021. We are delighted to inform you that ITFA has secured 2 passes, each with a 50% discount for ITFA members to attend this event. As is customary, the discounted passes will be available to […]

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GTR Nordics Virtual 2020, 10/11 November – discounts for ITFA members

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming event GTR Nordics 2020 taking place virtually on November 10-11.

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ITFA GRC Educational Webinar: Trade Finance Distribution (TFD) Initiative – 20 November 2020

Monday, October 26th, 2020

The ITFA German Regional Committee is pleased to invite you to an educational webinar on Trade Finance Distribution (TFD) Initiative.
Date & Time: Friday, November 20th 2020 – 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST
Duration: 1 1/2h
Language: The webinar will be held in German

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ITFA releases the dDOC specifications to help digitize guarantees & negotiable instruments

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

The dDOC (for digital document) specifications are designed around three building blocks:
1) The digital container designed using “Ricardian” contracts and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON);
2) the electronic signatures and stamps; and
3) the shared public distributed ledger technology (DLT) acting as digital notary.

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European politics and business after COVID-19 – WTW webinar – 8 September 2020

Monday, August 31st, 2020

ITFA is pleased to announce that Silja Calac, ITFA Board Member and Chairperson of the ITFA Insurance Committee, will be one of the speakers at the upcoming webinar organised by Willis Towers Watson (WTW). The webinar titled ”European politics and business after Covid-19” will be held on Tuesday 8th September 2020 between 12:30 – 13:30 BST.

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GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual, 1-2 October – discounts for ITFA members

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual, which will be taking place on October 1-2.

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Global Supply Chain Finance Forum – August 2020

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

ITFA has been an active member of the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (GSCFF) – comprising BAFT (Bankers’ Association for Finance and Trade), Factors Chain International (FCI), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Euro Banking Association (EBA) – which has released a new paper in response to growing concerns regarding the use of supply chain finance (SCF) and, in particular, payables finance programmes.

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Announcement concerning the Joint Association Letter

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

In April this year, ITFA led a joint industry association initiative, drawing the attention of the regulator to the Private Non-Payment Insurance market.

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Proof of Concept Agreement

Monday, July 20th, 2020

We are pleased to publish, and make available for members, a draft proof of concept agreement for use by financial institutions and fintechs. The intention is for the draft to form a base for discussion between the two entities where the institution wishes to use a fintech SaaS solution in a non-regulated sandbox environment for both parties to gain insight and feedback on feasibility and functionality.

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ITFA White Paper: What is Trade Credit Insurance – the US Trade Credit Market

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

ITFA Americas is proud to release the first industry reviewed and supported Trade Credit Insurance (TCI) white paper for the United States TCI market. This paper is available to all ITFA members in the member area of the ITFA website. ITFA’s participation and role in the collaborative US TCI efforts to secure US government reinsurance support for […]

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