Saying the world’s oceans are vast is an understatement. If one were to sail from Cape Town to Tristan da Cunha, the world’s most remote inhabited island, located over 2,000 kilometres to the nearest land, the voyage would take longer than it took Apollo 11 to reach the moon.
While at the ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum 2023, Trade Finance Global’s Deepesh Patel was happy to sit down and talk to Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE to discuss what the UK government is doing to support this digital transition.
This past week, Trade Finance Global (TFG) stopped by the inaugural ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum 2023 to learn more about making trade an investible asset class.
To learn more about this latest surprise under the tree, Trade Finance Global’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Geoff Wynne, partner and head of the Trade & Export Finance Group at Sullivan and Worcester.
With so many of our daily goods coming from abroad, Incoterms play a much more significant role in our lives than most of us realise. To help clarify the subject, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Holly Jade O’Leary, co-founder and director of Alinea Customs.
To learn more about women in trade and how to overcome some of the challenges they face, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Anabel González, deputy director general at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
During a panel at ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, moderator Tomasch Kubiak, policy manager at the ICC Global Banking Commission, spoke with panellists Gabriele Katz, director of global transaction banking at Deutsche Bank; Angela Koll, senior business expert for trade and supply chain finance at Commerzbank; and David Meynell, owner of TradeLC Advisory and senior technical advisor to the ICC Global Banking Commission.
Following on from the BAFT Annual Annual Meeting in Washington, Trade Finance Global (TFG) sat down with Dalton Lee, chairman of the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB), to discuss the status of the correspondent banking world, and what cutting such relationships means to Caribbean economies.
TFG spoke to UCP 600 expert David Meynell, senior technical advisor for the ICC Banking Commission and digital rules advisor to the Centre for Digital Trade and Innovation, to discuss the evolution of the UCP 600 and supplementing rules for documentary credits.
Fraudbusters – MonetaGo’s CEO on tackling duplicate financing fraud in trade finance via the Trade Finance Registry
With the trade finance gap at an all-time high, some tech companies are creating novel solutions to help combat the wide-scale fraud that has challenged the sector for many years, making it a more attractive space for lenders once again.
TFG spoke to Jesse Chenard of MonetaGo to find out more.
Why the Queen’s speech is about to accelerate the acceptance of digital trade documents into English law
If a new trade bill is passed during the current UK parliamentary term, digital paperwork could be legalised under English Law, which could be a landmark moment for the trade and export industry.
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to David Meynell to discuss the new rules for digital trade transactions.
PODCAST: Ships, sanctions, and suspicious vessels – How AIS and other trickery is confounding compliance
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Saskia Rietbroek of ACSS and Michael Byrne of IIBLP on sanctions busters, sanctions compliance, and new maritime guidance for financial institutions
PODCAST: EBRD’s Rudolf Putz on delivering trade finance to emerging markets during COVID-19, and looking to a greener future
EBRD’s Rudolf Putz discusses his experience delivering trade finance to emerging markets during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how EBRD is looking to a greener future.
VIDEO: Scott Ettien on building ITFA’s harmonised Basel III-compliant trade credit insurance policy form
In October this year, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) published its long-awaited harmonised Basel III-compliant trade credit insurance policy form.