Michael Rolfe, Head of Commodity Finance at Bank Leumi spoke to TFG’s Deepesh Patel at ExCred Commodities London.
Letters of Credit are an involved subject. Bankers spend lots of time studying the various types and rules and regulations. “But hold on” I hear you say. I thought this article was entitled ‘Demystified.’ Well, for the typical importer or exporter dealing in individual transactions, they can be quite straightforward.
PARIS, 12th June. Today marks the release of the ICC Banking Commission’s 2018 Trade Register Report – again highlighting the low-risk nature of trade finance in comparison to other asset classes.
Whether foreign or local, investing in stock markets always carries some degree of risk as a business. Nevertheless, businesses investing into equities and foreign stock can face difficulties, especially if there is a lack of due diligence, risk mitigation and experience in the area. For this reason, it’s wise to understand all that the foreign stock markets entail, helping get an idea of the best way to follow. Additionally, it is important to understand the rules and regulations that govern this area.
TFG investigates how student loans securitization is seen by investors.
Since its inception in 2015, OakNorth has gone from strength to strength. Indeed, last year the British challenger bank reported a 220% increase in profits from the previous year. So what is the story behind OakNorth and why is it growing so quickly?
UK exporters that had previously only traded with the EU are now having to wise up to the fact that Europe may become a true export market, and that they will have to register as an ‘Economic Operator’ and need an EORI number.
Debt securities markets continue to grow, serving consumers and businesses on all kinds of loans. Here, TFG take a look into stock loans, how they work, and the security structure.
What exactly are PSD2 and SCA? Why does it matter? Find out the most important facts and tips from Maciej Michalczak, CISSP, Information Security Specialist at Conotoxia.com, a company that is subject… read more →
As the UK economy moves closer towards exiting the European Union many small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are left considering the best avenues for expansion with all this uncertainty surrounding… read more →
Evidence shows that small and medium-sized businesses that export are more likely to achieve higher turnover growth, in addition to being more stable and sustainable if the local market does… read more →
Usance (or deferred) Letters of Credit are a specific type of LC payable at a predetermined time period. When Letters of Credit were first developed, there were a number of specific Letters… read more →