We heard from Nitin Gaur, Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs at the ICC Banking Commission’s Annual Meeting, on the benefits of blockchain / DLT for enabling trust, transparency and security
BayernLB, Helaba and S-Servicepartner have announced today that they’ve joined the Marco Polo Network for piloting and evaluating purposes.
As TFG prepare for IFN Asia, in Kuala Lumpar, TFG heard from Islamic Finance News Managing Editor, Vineeta Tan, who gave a brief overview of the Islamic Finance and Shariah market
TFG heard from Lionel Taylor and John Bugeja at Trade Advisory Network on the global outlook for trade, what’s changed, and how companies are shifting their supply chains to counter the macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges today
The launch of Bitcoin in 2009 brought the world the possibility of using blockchain networks, or at least some form of distributed decentralised ledger technology to advance the world of international trade.
In this edition of Trade Finance Talks, we’re going to be hearing from Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Trade and Supply Chain at R3 on Corda, blockchain and data exchange in trade
Commerzbank and LBBW are pioneering with Voith and KSB in the digital transformation of trade finance solutions
In this edition of Trade Finance Talks, we speak with Roberto Mancone at we.trade, and Daniele Gnagnarella. Here, we discuss how they are changing the face of trade and receivables finance, and the Consortia 2019 event in May
I recently spoke with Laurent Tabouelle, COO of CODIX. Laurent’s entire career has been in IT for the financial and now the SCF industry and, as CODIX’s Group Managing Director, we wanted to hear about some of the advances in software and technology within the corporate finance and factoring sector.
LONDON – The Trade Finance Distribution (TFD) Initiative – an industry-led initiative to make trade finance an investable asset class – has today released a whitepaper discussing the potential for… read more →
Moscow, 7 March 2019 – Alfa-Bank today announced that it joined the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance network leveraging Corda blockchain technology to bring significant efficiencies in financing trade and working capital.
All IBAS GTF – Global Trade Finance Factory user banks, including ABN AMRO Bank, have adhered to the SWIFT Release 2018 standards since switchover on 18 November 2018 London –… read more →
TFG spoke to Ibrahim Farag, CEO and founder of Diaspora International, about his ambitious plans to bridge the $1.5 USD trillion trade finance gap between underbanked nations in emerging markets and SMEs in more developed markets through a trust and recommendation-based model.
Trade finance due diligence is becoming both more critical – not least due to the heavy sanctions in place for regulatory non-compliance – and more complex.
London, 20 February 2019 – Diaspora International announces plans to open a digital trade finance bank, adding to the challenger bank scene.