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ITFA AMERICAS EMERGING LEADERS KICK-OFF EVENT, NEW YORK, Oct 2022

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

Whether it’s moving to a new city, starting a new job, or changing careers, it can be challenging to establish a professional network and form friendships within an organization and industry.

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ITFA ANZRC SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE FORUM, SYDNEY, Oct 2022

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

The ITFA Australia and New Zealand Regional Committee (ANZRC) recently held a forum in Sydney to discuss the state of the Supply Chain Finance market in Australia.

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ITFA MERC TRADE FINANCE FORUM, DUBAI, Oct 2022

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

The ITFA Middle East Regional Committee was pleased to host its fourth Trade Finance Forum (TFF) in collaboration with the DIFC Academy on 29th September 2022.

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NEW REPORT FROM LENDSCAPE EXPLORES THE ROLE OF TECH AND DATA IN HELPING LENDERS TO MITIGATE RISK AND DELIVER GREATER VALUE FOR CUSTOMERS, Oct 2022

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

The Alternative finance providers have a unique opportunity to address the funding gap in the Asia-Pacific economy – estimated by one industry expert to be in the realm of $2tn.

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ITFA NEW MEMBERS, Oct 2022

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

ITFA is pleased to welcome nine institutions to its growing family:
               
-Arqit
-Brown Brothers Harriman
-Comerica Bank
-Kentro Capital Ltd
-Lendscape Limited
-NLB
-Premium Bank OJSC
-Rosethal & Rosenthal
-Triterras

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CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE – Sean Edwards, ITFA Chairman / Head of Legal And Special Adviser To The Global Trade Finance Department At SMBC, Sep 2022

Monday, September 26th, 2022

What can I say…. never have I been prouder to be part of ITFA! What a great 48th Annual Conference that was. Over 320 in-person delegates; a perfect mix of bankers, financiers, insurers, lawyers and fintech’s, gathered under one roof for nearly 4 days in the magical city of Porto with common goals: learning and networking, and why not…. having fun with friends, old and new!

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2022 ANNUAL ITFA CONFERENCE: 4THINGS WE LEARNED, Sep 2022

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

ITFA’s Annual Conference, hosted this year in Porto, Portugal from 7 – 9 September, brought together a record number of members of the ITFA international community.

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VIEWS FROM PRACTITIONERS ON THE BILL OF EXCHANGE – TODAY’S USE CASES AND TOMORROW’S OPPORTUNITIES, Sep 2022

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

As we prepare for global trade to benefit from a major legal upgrade, practitioners in international trade financing shared their views on ways in which the Bill of Exchange is being used today across the world and the opportunities it brings with policy change.

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STANDARDISED POLICY WORDINGS: A WIN-WIN FOR INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS, Sep 2022

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

ITFA’s Insurance Committee outlines its work to date on standard wordings and guidelines for various insurance products used for transaction banking, and addresses the hesitancy still felt by some market participants about the move towards a harmonised approach.

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EMERGING LEADERS UPDATE – WOMEN IN DISTRIBUTION, Sep 2022

Monday, September 26th, 2022

On September 22nd, the ITFA Emerging Leaders Committee held its latest London event, and it was without a doubt a huge success. Attendance was at an all-time high (over 60 attendees) and the topic was very well received.

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RESTRUCTURING IN SINGAPORE: KEY Q&As FOR TRADE & FINANCE CREDITORS, Sep 2022

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

Market volatility in international trade and commodities invariably results in trade defaults. As a hub for international trading companies, Singapore has seen its fair share of insolvencies and restructuring in the past few years as a section of traders felt the effects of the pandemic, the oil crash and over leveraging on unprecedented levels of liquidity.

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NEXT- GENERATION WORKING CAPITAL – THE $ MULTI- TRILLION OPPORTUNITY, Sep 2022

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

The next generation of working capital is here, offering business borrowers better products that are quicker and easier to apply for.

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