How are the rights and obligations of the parties to a credit affected on account of missed deadlines caused by these force majeure events?
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)
With the Covid-19 pandemic, our paper-based trade finance settlement system suddenly stopped working. It is about time businesses adopt paperless and digital workflow to safeguard trade finance operations.
In a bid to continue to promote and expand access to finance for small and medium sized businesses, TFG is delighted to announce an exciting industry partnership with the SME Finance Forum, an International Finance Corporation (IFC) managed project.
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.
Given that nearly 90% of world trade relies on some form of trade financing (trade credit insurance, trade finance or guarantees), it’s important to understand the complexities around financing trade, the various products offered by financiers, and understanding the pitfalls, challenges and use cases for trade credit.
Trade finance has been helping SMEs, middle market businesses, and the corporate sector to manage their financial issues. Here is all you need to know about how it suits your business.
TFG’s Carter Hoffman explores the current and potential impact of COVID-19 on both international trade and trade finance. Business as unusual, the decisions we make now will have long lasting impacts.
TFG spoke to Elitza Kavrakova, Head of Institutional Clients East, and Martina Zimmerl at Raiffeisen Bank International on trade finance in CEE
In today’s world, cheques and paper invoices really ought to have taken their place in the Retro Hall of Fame, alongside vinyl, polaroid cameras and the Nokia 3210. Curiously, however, paper-based payment practices have shown serious staying power with cheques still accounting for 51% of B2B payments. Why? A few reasons, but principal among them is ‘fear of the unknown.’
TFG has published a short guide on what receivables and invoice finance is and how it can help release working capital earlier on in the trade cycle.
With the growth of major players such as Ant Financial in Asia in 2019, TFG asked Accenture’s European Banking Lead, Cecile André Leruste, on her thoughts and predictions for trade and SCF in 2020, focusing on growth coming out of South Asia.
Michael Bickers, MD, BCR Publishing walked us through the trends in supply chain and receivables finance in 2019, arguably one of the most uncertain in the last decade. In an interview with TFG, Bickers gave his view on what’s in stock for SCF and receivables in the year ahead, commenting on APIs, blockchain and competitive growth in supply chain finance, in preparation for the BCR Supply Chain Finance Summit in Amsterdam this month.