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ITFA ARC WEBINAR NO.7 HELD IN SEPTEMBER, Sep 2023

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

On September 13th the ITFA Africa Regional Committee (ARC) hosted the next educational webinar in its series aimed at financial professionals working in Africa.

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NEW ITFA WORKING GROUP AIMS TO STANDARDISE INSURANCE DATA, Sep 2023

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

The lack of standardisation in insurance terms is a major obstacle to the growth of the credit insurance market, and a challenge ITFA is looking to tackle head-on with the creation of a new working group.

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ITFA’S EDUCATIONAL COMMITTEE SET TO BOOST TRADE FINANCE LEARNING, Sep 2023

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

ITFA’s education function is revamping its educational output in a bid to draw in fresh talent to the trade finance market and continue to provide valuable content to its existing members.

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U.S. FinCEN & BIS HIGH PRIORITY ITEMS LIST – TRADE PATTERNS FOR RUSSIAN BATTLEFIELD ELECTRONICS, Sep 2023

Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a joint alert regarding the proliferation of certain ‘high priority goods’ being exported and transshipped to Russia in order to support its war effort in Ukraine.

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ITFA NEW MEMBERS, Sep 2023

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

ITFA is pleased to welcome five institutions to its growing family:

– Silver Birch Finance
– efcom
– Bondaval
– T3i Partner Network LLP
– Gracher Kredit & Kautionsmakler GmbH & Co. KG

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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 2023

Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Welcome to this month’s edition of the ITFA newsletter!
As we gear up for the peak summer month, I am thrilled to share some wonderful moments from our successful ITFA week, which spanned three consecutive days (July 10th, 11th, and 12th).

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ITFA FINTECH DAY: KEY INSIGHTS ON DIGITAL NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS AND INTEROPERABILITY, July 2023

Monday, July 24th, 2023

ITFA Week, hosted in London from 11 – 13 July, brought together trade finance professionals for three consecutive days of knowledge sharing, networking and summer festivities.

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LOOKING BACK: A REVIEW OF TRADE FINANCE PREDICTIONS IN 2023, July 2023

Friday, July 21st, 2023

Just about six months ago, Trade Finance Global reached out to a variety of trade finance experts to help answer some questions we had about the industry. Like always, our friends across the industry came through and provided us with some detailed thoughts on the ins and outs of the trade finance world.

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ITFA INSURANCE EVENT HIGHLIGHTS INDUSTRY INSIGHTS AND RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE, July 2023

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

The ITFA Insurance Event held on June 21, 2023, at Crédit Agricole CIB’s campus in Montrouge, France, was a resounding success, with a high turnout and engaging discussions on various topics of significance to the credit insurance industry.

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ITFA ARC WEBINARS 5 & 6 HELD IN MAY, July 2023

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

On July 5th the ITFA Africa Regional Committee (ARC) hosted the next two educational webinars in its series aimed at financial professionals working in Africa. These webinars explore topical issues in African trade, as well as the basics of trade finance, with insights and learnings drawn from ITFA’s network of experts.

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ITFA GRC WORKSHOP, BERLIN, HELD IN MAY 2023

Monday, July 17th, 2023

On 11 th May 2023 the ITFA German Regional Committee held its annual workshop event, hosted by Berliner Sparkasse in their Berlin head-office. More than 40 participants joint for a lively and engaged discussion.

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NEW ITFA MEMBERS, July 2023

Monday, July 24th, 2023

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

– Axendo
– Canopius
– Pernix
– S-International Baden-Württemberg Nord
– Surecomp

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