Join TFG’s Deepesh Patel and Ravesh Lala, IBM’s Head of Business Development for Hybrid Cloud Solutions, at Sibos in Toronto as they clarify the complexity of generative AI and its diverse applications in the trade industry. Ravesh starts with one of the foremost challenges confronting banks in trade and supply chain finance—digitalisation. He underscores the critical importance of transitioning from conventional paper-based procedures to a fully digital supply chain to enhance operational efficiency.
We hear insights from Deepesh Patel, Editor at Trade Finance Global, and Ben Ellis, the SVP Global Head of Visa B2B Connect, reporting from Sibos in Toronto. They highlight the core themes of Sibos: transparency, speed, and security.
At Sibos, the topic of trade digitalisation was buzzing with discussion. However, in order for the industry to make significant progress, it’s essential for all stakeholders to align their efforts. Pamela Mar, Managing Director of ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI), is at the forefront of addressing this issue.
In a recent conversation at Sibos, Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel sat down with Steven Beck, Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Together, they explore the reasons behind the staggering expansion of the trade finance gap, which has now reached a staggering $2.5 trillion.
Live from Sibos in Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Tracey Black, the CEO and President of Payments Canada. In a financial sector renowned for its stability and robust regulatory environment, Payments Canada has been entrusted with the pivotal task of modernising payment systems.
In a rapidly evolving world, where businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their operations and enhance efficiency, the trade finance sector is no exception.
At Sibos Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Rogier van Lammeren, Managing Director, Head of Trade & Working Capital Products at Lloyds Bank, and Patrik Zekkar, CEO of Enigio.
To learn more about the cross-border B2B payments landscape, Trade Finance Global (TFG) interviewed Ben Ellis, global head of Visa B2B Connect.
Citi has been working collaboratively with its institutional clients to incorporate more sustainability-based principles into their everyday operations; a movement taking place as the world increasingly moves towards a more sustainable, low-carbon economy.
At Sibos 2022 held in Amsterdam, Trade Finance Global (TFG) discussed the potential complexities and obstacles for the Italian banking sector with CBI Chief Commercial Officer, Pilar Fragalà, and how CBI manages these by helping banks to overcome them.
To explore the futuristic potential of the metaverse for trade finance, TFG spoke with Megha Shrestha, co-founder and CEO of Metabloqs.
We caught up with the President of the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT). We talked about the balance of human capital and technology in the international transaction banking, about the amendments of the funded master risk participation agreement and how trade-based money laundering can be eradicated.
We interviewed Geoff Brady, Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance (GTS) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. We talked about the physical and financial aspects of the supply chain management, about the importance of Blockchain Consortia in the trade finance space and the BAML’s agenda for the rest of the year.
We caught up with the Head of Trade Finance at Asian Development Bank, Steve Beck. We talked about the newly published Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey.
We caught up with the Head of Trade Origination & Advisory at Natwest Bank, to talk about trade in the UK, given the current uncertain geopolitical climate around Brexit. We asked Rowan Austin about the current outlook for UK SMEs, trade barriers and how the bank is approaching trade and transaction banking digitisation through some of its initiatives at Sibos 2019.