Owing to the pandemic, eUCP Version 2.0 and eURC Version 1.0 rules created by the ICC have received increased interest over the past few months. There is a growing realisation by practitioners that paper documents are causing delays and disruption.
The 2nd edition of ITFA’s manual on digital negotiable instruments, produced in collaboration with members of the DNI Initiative and TFG is here!
In partnership with ICC Austria, Trade Finance Global’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, hears from Kwabena Ayirebi from AfreximBank and Isaac Mahanke from Standard Bank about trade digitisation, compliance and risk in a post-COVID-19 world.
The need for trade finance digitization has never been clearer. In today’s pandemic-ravaged landscape, banks face multiple challenges, including the legislative shift to digital trade documents and growing regulatory scrutiny, changing customer behaviour and increasing competition in the form of trade finance investment funds.
TFG spoke to CargoX about their Blockchain Documentary Transfer (BDT) programme, Advanced Cargo Information and Single Windows
With the WTO Appellate Body no longer functioning, will the interim appeal arrangements established by the EU, Australia, Canada and others not just ‘stop the gap’ but also pave the way to reform?
Money laundering has become more visible in global trade over the past few years, and several organizations are trying to identify and prevent it.
London. Trade Finance Global (TFG) is delighted to announce it’s partnership with Surecomp’s latest free webinar: Next Gen Trade Finance Digitization.
BNY Mellon’s Joon Kim, Global Head of Trade Finance Product and Portfolio Management, Treasury Services, explores how the move from LIBOR to SOFR will impact trade finance.
Robin Abrams, Director at Trade Finance Global has confirmed his position on the PSR Panel for the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) for the term of 2020-2022.
If you blinked and put your feet up this bank holiday weekend, you probably missed out on a few important milestones for digitalizing trade.
By the end of 2021, it’s anticipated that LIBOR rates will be discontinued, transitioning to the SONIA or SOFR. But what does this mean for trade finance? ITFA explains
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.
ESG. Environmental, Social and Governance. Three words we hear more and more. But what does it actually mean?
The pandemic has undoubtedly had countless negative implications for the global community. However, amidst all the turmoil there have been some silver linings.