Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. TFG’s Deepesh Patel appointed to new ITFA ESG Committee
After another year of disruption for much of the global economy in 2021, one sector that has emerged mostly unscathed – except for one high-profile collapse – is supply chain finance.
Almost two weeks have passed since the retirement of the world’s most important number: the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
Having joined Spain’s Banco Santander in 1997, Alberto Amo spent eight years as a corporate banking director before gravitating towards trade finance.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: The UK has signed its first from-scratch free trade deal of the post-Brexit era with Australia.
Like many organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has had to adapt to a changing business landscape.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Sixty-seven countries signed a landmark WTO deal set to cut the cost of global services trade by $150 billion per year.
In October this year, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) published its long-awaited harmonised Basel III-compliant trade credit insurance policy form.
With this year’s biggest climate conference, COP26, now behind us, 2021 may turn out to be a landmark year for raising awareness of green finance.
With environmental issues now a top priority for the investment world, Alastair Sewell’s undergraduate degree in biology is finally paying off.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. COP26 wrap-up: UK vows to become the world’s first ‘net zero-aligned financial centre’. TFG launches a new Sustainable Trade Finance Hub. A new ICC report proposes the first global framework for sustainable trade and trade finance definitions. Standard Chartered launches a new Sustainable Account solution in the UK and UAE. And UK Export Finance secures 20% budget hike, expanding support for British exporters.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) has today launched the Sustainable Trade Finance Hub during COP26.
Speaking to Trade Finance Global, Pillow said she has overseen major changes as head of communication at ITFA, not just in the way the association presents itself, but also in terms of its reach and scope.
The cessation of the London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR, will be one of the most important events affecting trade finance this year.
Baris Kalay, head of trade and supply chain finance for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Bank of America, caught up with TFG’s Deepesh Patel at ITFA’s Annual Conference held in Bristol, England.