Member Area Resources


Monday, May 28th, 2018

We hope you have been able to down-load your copy of the recent ICC report on global trade. When you do, we’d like to draw your attention to a short article on page 145 written by our Chairman about digital forfaiting. Happy reading!

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ICC 2018 Global Survey Report

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

New ICC survey shows pace of trade finance digitalisation The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 10th annual Global Survey shows that 60% of banks are moving towards greater digitalisation, though only 9% say technology solutions have so far increased efficiency. Over 60% of banks surveyed in the new ICC report – Global Trade: Securing Future Growth – reported […]

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ITFA NERC Summer Event, London – 21 June 2018

Friday, May 18th, 2018

On behalf of the Northern European Regional Committee (NERC) and in collaboration with Bank of China London Branch, the Board of ITFA is pleased to invite ITFA members to attend the NERC Summer Event, which will be held in London on Thursday 21 June 2018 at the premises of Bank of China, 1 Lothbury, EC2R 7DB, London.

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ITFA’s response to the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA)

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Earlier this year the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) of the United Kingdom published a consultation paper on the capital relief treatment of guarantees under the Basel rules as implemented in the EU. Trade credit insurance and inter-bank risk participations are analysed, for capital relief purposes, under these rules. The proposed interpretation of issues such as […]

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S&W Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar – 24 May 2018, London

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

In collaboration with Sullivan & Worcester, ITFA is pleased to invite you to yet another Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar entitled: “Trade and Export Finance: Recapping Receivables.” This seminar is going to be held on Thursday 24th May 2018, at New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London, EC2M 1NH, UK. Registration and breakfast are at 8:15 am followed by the seminar from 8:45 till 10:00 am.

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ITFA Special Edition Newsletter – May 2018 Issue

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Please find a link to the first issue of the newsletter of the ITFA Africa Regional Committee (ARC). In the event that you cannot view the blog click here for a PDF format.

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ExCred Singapore: Insuring Trade & Investment in Asia Pacific – 26 June 2018

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Following ITFA’s recent agreement with ExCred, the ITFA Board is pleased to inform you about ExCred Singapore: Insuring Trade and Investment in Asia Pacific. This event will be held on 26th June 2018 at Novotel Clarke Quay Singapore. 

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ITFA GRC Annual Stammtisch event, Frankfurt – 6 June 2018

Friday, May 4th, 2018

On behalf of the ITFA German Regional Committee (GRC) and the ITFA Fintech Committee, the ITFA Board is pleased to invite you to the GRC Annual Stammtisch. This year, we will focus on the new opportunities offered by Fintech platforms to help establish “Trade Finance as an Asset Class”. The event is taking place on Wednesday June 6, 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, and is […]

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ITFA Newsletter – April 2018 Issue

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

We are pleased to inform you that the April 2018 ITFA Newsletter is now out. Please click here to open the blog. In the event that you cannot view the blog click here for a PDF format.

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Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference, London – 31 May 2018

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Following ITFA’s recent agreement with the London Institute of Banking and Finance, the ITFA Board is pleased to inform you about the 2018 Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference. This event, which is begin organised in conjunction with the Institute for International Banking Law and Practice and Coastline Solutions, will be held on 31st May 2018 in London.

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ComRisk 2018 – Global Commodity Risk Management Forum, London – 29-31 May 2018

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Following ITFA’s recent agreement with Commodities People events, the ITFA Board is pleased to inform you about the ComRisk 2018 Forum. This event will be held between 29th and 31st May 2018at the Tower Hotel, London. 

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39th Annual General Meeting of VEFI – 16 May 2018, Zurich

Friday, April 20th, 2018

On behalf of VEFI, the Association of Forfaiters in Switzerland, the Board of ITFA is pleased to announce that the 39th Annual General Meeting of VEFI will be held on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Haus zum Rüden, Zurich.  As in previous years, non VEFI members will be welcome for the speech and […]

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