CEERC Educational Event followed by Networking Cocktail, Vienna

The ITFA Regional Committee for Central & Eastern Europe (CEERC) is pleased to announce that it will be holding an Educational Seminar in Vienna followed by a networking cocktail reception. 
The event will be held on Thursday the 9th of November 2023 at the premises of Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI), Am Stadtpark 9, 1030 Vienna, Austria.  

The seminar will cover a broad range of topics like fresh Research Update on CEE markets, ESG, insurance in Trade Finance and Sanctions update and its impacts on trade flows. 
Agenda and Speakers:

01.30 p.m.  Welcome Coffee and registration

02.00 p.m.  Key notes – Semih Özcan, Denizbank AG, Director Wholesale Banking and Chairman of ITFA CEE Board

02.10 p.m.  Outlook for CEE after recent crises: region in transition and a “new normal”. Effects of the changing yield environment on growth and lending. Sanction impact and trade developements in CEE (incl. link to China) – Dorota Strauch, Raiffeisen Research CEE Coverage Lead, Chief Economist for Poland, Tardos Gergely, Head of Research Center, OTP Bank Plc

02.50 p.m.  Risks and Problems with Indirect Guarantees – Dr. Andrea Hauptmann, Chair of the ICC Guarantee Task Force,  Independent Consultant

03.30 p.m.   Coffee Break

04.00 p.m. Sanction Clauses – the new standard or a nuisance in Trade Finance – Dr. Andrea Hauptmann, Chair of the ICC Guarantee Task Force,  Independent Consultant

04.45 p.m.  ESG in trade finance – challenges and opportunities! – Martina Zimmerl, Head of Trade Finance RBI. This session will focus on how trade finance products can contribute to a more sustainable world and how RBI – as leading bank in CEE – is addressing this topic

05.15 p.m.   Fintechs, banks and beyond: Making supply chain finance happen across the CEE – Dr. Maria Mogilnaya, Director, Expansion and Partnerships, SupplierPlus, Katerina Kraeva, Partner, Banking and Finance, Wolf Theiss Sofia & additional guest (to be announced soon)

05.45 p.m.  Closing remarks – Dr. Viktor Nagy, Head of Dept OTP Bank Plc and Member of ITFA CEE Board

06.00 p.m.   Networking cocktail

We kindly ask you to submit your registration through here, by no later than 31 October.
We look very much forward to meeting you soon in Vienna!
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