Banks and government bodies rally together to mitigate trade finance fraud with Trade Finance Registry
TFG will be hosting a Tradecast (webinar) on the 15th October, covering topics around MSME financial inclusion, the ever-increasing trade finance gap, and changing Global Value Chains (GVCs), featuring experts from ABSA, Mastercard, ICC and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ITFA and TFG, today, launched their international trade finance guide, aimed at clarifying and defining standard definitions for trade finance products, as well as the risks, challenges and opportunities within trade finance.
The ICC’s Survey on Trade Finance reveals the industry-wide challenges and disruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic push trade and trade finance into a state of global uncertainty.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) and The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) today announce the 2020 winners for the International Trade Professionals Programme (ITPP).
TFG and BAFT’s recent Tradecast. The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
Tradecast announced, June, 2nd 2020: Trade Finance Transactions Go Live – BAFT’s Digital Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC)
As advocates of DLT in global trade and commerce, TFG are partnering with 101 Blockchains to promote the education of specific technologies that are currently available.
The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
The ITPP will give international trade professionals the chance to write for TFG’s publications. The top 10 writers of the year’s cohort will also be enrolled onto a trade finance course, certified by LIBF.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA) and BAFT today shared some of the ad hoc practices being implemented by FIs under the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following warnings to UK government Ministers around exporters being locked out of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILs) by banks, the UK government has clarified its position.
ITFA, BAFT, Berne Union, IACPM, IUA and LMA today wrote to European Union policymakers about the importance of facilitating bank lending amid the COVID-19 crisis.
TFG heard from Finastra and Cognizant discussing trade and supply chain trends in Asia for 2020. Accounting for half of global GDP, what are the biggest challenges that lie ahead?
Money fuels serious crime, including drugs trafficking, human slavery and terrorism. Managing financial crime risk while keeping up with the speed at which trade finance and payments technologies are emerging presents a huge challenge for banks around the world. TFG heard from Standard Chartered’s Global Co-Head, Financial Crime Compliance, David Howes.