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SUMMER UPDATE ON OUR FINTECH INITIATIVES, Aug 2021

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Join us in Bristol at the ITFA annual conference that takes place from October 6th till 8th.
Starting at 9am on Wednesday 6th, conference delegates will be invited to join the morning sessions that will feature the latest fintech developments as reported by a number of initiative members who will share their most recent testimonials.

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TOP TAKEAWAYS: ITFA’S FIRST IN-PERSON EVENT OF 2021, August 2021

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

With England having lifted most of its domestic Covid-19 restrictions, marking a new phase in pandemic life, ITFA’s Northern European Committee (NERC) hosted an in-person event in London on August 12.

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ITFA NEW MEMBERS, Aug 2021

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

ITFA is pleased to welcome the following institutions to its growing family:

– Investec Bank Ltd
– Tesselate Group

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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, July 2021

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

I welcome you to this month’s edition of the ITFA newsletter with lots more enthusiasm and energy, and dare I say…….it’s
coming home!!!!

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ITFA IS BACK AND IN THE FLESH WITH 2 UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS, July 2021

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Back and in the flesh, ITFA is overwhelmingly delighted and pleased to announce that we are back LIVE with two upcoming physical events. It has been such a long time; we cannot wait to host you!

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ADGM AND ITFA PARTNER TO BOOST THE IMPACT OF #tradetech, July 2021

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Some jurisdictions are taking the lead to promptly adapt regulations to the digital transformation of commerce and finance. This has been the approach taken by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) which collaborated with ITFA in 2020 to integrate negotiable instruments into the scope of their new Electronic Transactions Regulations 2021.

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ITFA’s GRC HELPS WITH CONCRETE STEPS ON THE ESG ROADMAP THROUGH WEBINAR ON JUNE 18th, 2021, July 2021

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

On June 18th, 2021, the ITFA German Regional Committee organized an educational webinar on “ESG in Trade Finance” – sponsored by ODDO BHF.

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TFD INITIATIVE – A TEXEL SPONSORED PANEL ON DIGITISING CREDIT INSURANCE FLOWS, July 2021

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

The first half of 2021 revealed a new set of early adopters of TFD Initiative.
In June, we invited some of those early adopters for sharing their experience around the digitisation of trade credit insurance distribution flows.

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NEW ITFA MEMBERS, July 2021

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

ITFA is pleased to welcome the following institutions to its growing family:

– Allen & Overy LLP
– Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Pte Ltd
– Orbian Management Ltd

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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, Jun 2021

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Despite the current situation, here at ITFA we had another month of intense planning towards our upcoming physical events, namely, the NERC Summer Event and the much-awaited Annual Conference.

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LIBOR NEARS ITS END: ITFA’S ONGOING STRATEGY TO GUIDE MEMBERS, June 2021

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

The transition from Libor to risk-free rates is a topic of top priority for ITFA, given the impact on its members involved in trade risk and asset origination and distribution, the ongoing uncertainty around forward-looking term rates, and a general lag in regulatory guidance on the matter.

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FIRST LETTER (OF MANY MORE TO COME) FROM THE ESG FUNCTION, June 2021

Monday, May 17th, 2021

ESG, in other words Environmental, Social and Governance, needs no further introduction nowadays which is a remarkable development considering how the importance of this topic on the agenda has risen over the past decades from often fairly broad and vague CSR statements on companies’ websites and in the footnotes of annual reports to now a front of mind matter of great significance.

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