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.
As part of a wider strategic partnership with TXF, TFG are delighted to announce that we are supporting TXF Global Commodity Finance 2020, a 2 in 1 industry-leading event combining a physical and a virtual version.
TFG’s Deepesh Patel caught up with FCI’s Chairman, Mr. Patrick de Villepin, and FCI Vice Chairman, Mrs. Daniela Bonzanini, on the critical role of Receivables finance industry in the recovery of global trade growth during this challenging period.
Standard Chartered sees co-creation and innovation as a crucial aspect and is committed to continue this momentum of ‘more action, less talk’ by bringing the industry together
TFG heard from Robert Meters on the significant role of trade credit insurance in the current economic crisis the global trade is facing.