TFG’s Deepesh Patel interviewed the new VP to learn what led her to BAFT, her view on fighting financial crime, and her insights into the progress made in the payments space.
Female-owned export companies are being unfairly excluded from receiving trade finance loans, and more needs to be done to remove gender bias from the decision-making process, according to experts at this year’s World Trade Symposium.
On Wednesday, the Russian gas exporter and bank Gazprom suspended gas flows to Poland and Bulgaria as the firm did not receive payment from the countries in roubles.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG: UK manufacturer secures £2 million export contract
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG: Energy expert slams UK’s net-zero strategy as ‘hopelessly unrealistic’.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: World’s first: SME lending returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, but regions still playing catch-up to London, says latest British Business Bank report.
Russia may be facing a lock out from SWIFT, but are there alternative systems that are ready for action, asks Susana Dominguez of Mercury TFS.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, bringing you the biggest trade finance stories from the last seven days
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to Finastra’s Iain MacLennan on fintech collaboration vs competition, the challenge of digitalisation, and helping SMEs emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic
With Visa and Mastercard leaving Russia due to its aggression in Ukraine, Russia has turned to China’s UnionPay as a payments lifeline, writes TFG’s Lewis Evans
Among our top stories: Going nuclear – SWIFT ban to hamper Russian trade
The US and its Western allies have ramped up harsh economic sanctions against Russia, as it continues to attack Ukraine
In this article, ITFA’s Andre Casterman reveals the secret ingredients of fintech success
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: COP26 gets underway, with a Denmark-led agreement on low-carbon shipping, and a UK emissions disclosure agreement in the making.
It’s around two weeks until the SWIFT Standards Release 2021, which is one of the items seemingly on everyone’s lips.