The financial services industry is constantly changing, and the pace of change is accelerating rapidly, especially for the payments sector. The industry has witnessed many shifts: from the barter system to cash, from cheques to cards, and from cards to digital banking and payments.
ESG is certainly not a new development, but its growth and importance in financial services have never been higher. Whilst there has been a big focus on the “E” in ESG, we’re also seeing a lot of progress in tackling other aspects, such as social action to address societal challenges. One of the biggest social challenges in global trade is the huge, and growing, finance gap.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 27th March 2023
To learn more about some of the emerging trends in the trade finance ecosystem, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Elena Sankova, global solution consultant and head of European pre-sales for working capital and cash management at Finastra.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 27 February 2023
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – Commerzbank on standardisation: the key to sustainable trade finance
To catch up on the latest around trade finance digitisation, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Michael Vrontamitis, lead industry principal for Finastra’s lending business unit.
Your weekly coffee briefing from TFG: E-rules for trade explained – URDTT, eURC, and eUCP
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.
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, bringing you the biggest trade finance stories from the last seven days
PODCAST: ‘Open by default’ – Finastra’s Iain MacLennan on partnerships, digitalisation, and helping SMEs triumph in uncertain times
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
The TFG / Finastra’s tradecast will explore how corporates are reacting to new levels of volatility, and ultimately, how technology and innovation can help build inclusive, resilient global value chains.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. UK and Indonesia strengthen trade ties launching the Joint Economic and Trade Committee. Global trade could grow 8% as COVID fightback begins and WTO details impact of regulatory barriers, other factors on costs to trade