Eleonore Treu, Hugo Verschoren and Donald Smith, breakdown Letters of Credit and some of the prominent issues surrounding this instrument. Is there a need for a new “Lite” LC product? How to mitigate the complexity and discrepancies inherent to Letters of Credit?
FCI Academy announces the opening of the certificate programmes and the specialized online courses to all industry stakeholders.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2020 have been announced today by the FCI’s Peter Mulroy. Factoring declines were recorded in most regions except Asia Pacific.
By integrating the DLPC structure into trace:original documents, the benefits of a payment undertaking supported by BAFT’s best practices can be enjoyed while avoiding the potential drawbacks of a closed consortium.
Factoring, as an important method to extend credit, is a type of financial transaction where the creditor assigns its receivables to an assignee at a discount. In recent years, there has been a large growth of factoring transactions around the world.
Teaching businesses to unlock working capital and grow their operations through factoring education programmes (FCI)
The resilience of global supply chains lies with…ANY IDEAS? Alexander Malaket explains what COVID-19 means for future access to trade finance
The very public implosion of a high-flying boutique finance firm has left ripples in the Supply Chain Finance industry. Should we reverse this outcome?
A reliance on paper has hindered commodity finance for far too long. It should welcome digitalisation with open arms.
The two-day BCR Publishing Supply Chain Finance Summit got underway this morning, boasting important names from the supply chain finance sector and banks including HSBC, Lloyds and ABN AMRO. What… read more →
Both ‘bill discounting’ and ‘invoice factoring’ are types of financial instruments that are used to provide working capital to businesses from accounts receivables (i.e., unpaid invoices).
TFG is proud to be partnering with TXF for their latest event: TXF Global Trade Virtual 2020, which will be held on the 8-10th December 2020
In this article, John Dunlop takes a look at a documentary trade payment (DTP) and whether it can be substituted for a documentary collection using UCP rules.
Global Supply Chain Finance Forum issues payables finance guidance to drive further clarity on terms and techniques
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), colloquially termed ‘blockchain’ has been touted to disrupt trade and supply chain, as well it’s financing, for over 5 years. Following on from TFG, WTO and ICC’s ‘Periodic Table’ enlisting 39 projects in global trade utilising DLT, we’ve relaunched our table, indicating that the industry has considerably matured and evolved in less than 12 months.