Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Finastra’s Anastasia Mcalpine (AM) and Contour’s Josh Kroeker (JK) to find out the importance to have fintech companies collaborating more frequently.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Time’s Ticking for Tech’, is out now!
Change can come at any point and can be catalysed by any manner of things. Trade has proven no exception to the rule.
At the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) 48th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference in Porto, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG’s) Deepesh Patel sat down with Nelli Kocharyan, head of international relations and trade finance at Converse Bank, to discuss tactics to facilitate trade and development around the world.
At ITFA 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke to Lucio Lopez, managing partner of one of Brazil’s leading commercial law firms, about how businesses looking to expand into emerging and developing markets like Asia, Africa, or Latin America.
The central theme at this year’s Sibos conference in Amsterdam, the blue-chip gathering of the world’s top executives in banking and finance organised by SWIFT, focuses on how to best embrace digital transformation while mitigating risk and elevating sustainability.
ESG may be front-of-mind, but how can the wider implications of sustainability help different areas of trade?
While the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda is clearly front-of-mind at the moment and a crucial element of sustainability, the topic is more nuanced than it might first appear.
The aim of the strategy – to “make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent” – was always ambitious. The question now is whether the events over the last 30 months have put the targets out of reach.
It is often debated whether the reported existing trade finance gap, which over the last 3 years has oscillated between $100 billion and $120 billion, will diminish or whether the nature of illiquid, growth-focused, emerging market economies means that the gap will never truly close.
If you mention the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to any practitioner––from a bank or a corporate––involved in trade finance most, if not all, would associate the organisation with issuance of rules.
It is time to modernise cross border payments and collaborative innovation is the only way to do it, says Alan Koenigsberg, SVP and Global Head of Treasury and Working Capital Solutions at Visa
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Rishikesh Tinaikar, global head of corporates and Trade Go to Market at SWIFT, to further explore the pandemic recovery and how lockdowns are accelerating trade finance’s push toward digitalisation.
Trade Finance Global’s (TFG’s) Deepesh Patel sat down with Natasha Condon, global head of core trade within payments at J.P. Morgan to help examine the market context behind the growing need for businesses to successfully analyse and make difficult decisions.
To explore the futuristic potential of the metaverse for trade finance, TFG spoke with Megha Shrestha, co-founder and CEO of Metabloqs.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG.
Emerging markets roundtable: understanding and addressing the trade finance challenges for SMEs.