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ITFA’S LEADERS TALK FUTURE STRATEGY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF MOVING WITH THE MARKET By Shannon Manders, ITFA Consultant – March 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Over the last few years, ITFA has been ratcheting up its support of its members, and today is the driving force behind a number of market-defining initiatives,…

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ORIGINATING AND DISTRIBUTING TRADE ASSETS IN THE EMERGING MARKETS By Deepesh Patel, Trade Finance Global (TFG) – March 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

For where two or three are gathered together, there shall be performed the Parrot Sketch” instructs Monty Python.

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ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) SEMINAR, 6th FEBRUARY, LONDON – March 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

ESG refers to the three central factors (Environmental, Social and Governance) used to measure the sustainability and ethical impact of a company or investment.

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NEW ITFA MEMBERS – March 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

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

– Scandinaviska Enskilda Banken AN (publ) (SEB)
– Mayer Brown
– Bankinter S.A.
– TRADE & WORKING CAPITAL (TWC)

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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 – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Three and a half years after the vote to exit the EU, the UK has officially left the bloc on 31st January 2020, the first time ever for the EU to lose a member.

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WHO CARES ABOUT LGD? By Audrey Zuck, A2Z Risk Services Ltd – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Although last year’s consultations by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and European Commission have now closed, the need to engage with regulatory authorities – both at the supranational (e.g., EU) and at the national levels – is as strong as ever.

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ROUNDTABLE: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN MENA By Eleonore Wragg, GTR – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

The ITFA MERC hosted a roundtable event to discuss the opportunities for growth in the region against the current geopolitical backdrop, and how insurers, fintech companies and banks can work together to keep the wheels of trade turning.

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ITFA REGULATORY UPDATE – Response To The European Commission Consultation And Collaboration With The IACPM On Non-Payment Insurance Survey 2019 By Silja Calac, ITFA Board Member And Chair Of The Insurance Committee – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

ITFA has been engaging in its own advocacy work on behalf of its members and the wider industry, and has been co-operating with Hume Brophy …

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ITFA SHIFTS GEAR TO ADDRESS GLOBAL MARKET AMBITIONS By Andre Casterman, Chair Of ITFA Fintech Committee; CMO At INTIX And NED At Tradeteq – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Following an initial educational phase of 2 years, the ITFA Fintech Committee is shifting gear with two strategic initiatives that tackle industry-wide ambitions.

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ITFA NERC Event – 5th February 2020, London By Karl Page, Chair Of ITFA NERC – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

5th February saw the first major ITFA event of 2020 take place in London. The North European Regional Committee (NERC) hosted a well-attended seminar that covered three topics of current interest in the trade finance market, namely Structured Letters of Credit, Brexit and Chinese investment in Africa.

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ITFA HOLDS TRADE FINANCE OUTLOOK EVENT IN THE LATIN AMERICA By Hernan Mayol – Member of ITFA Americas Regional Chapter – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

ITFA, represented by Hernan Mayol, Managing Director, EIA Global and Member of the Americas Regional Chapter (AMRC) organized the first trade finance session of 2020 in Panama, key center of commercial activity in Latin America.

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