Our Editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Meera Saunders, Underwriter within the Trade Finance team at AIG to discuss the complexities of AIG’s new instrument: a trade credit bridge.
COVID-19 has provided us with an opportunity for a reset, and so has the ICC’s leadership at the Banking Commission. TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Lynn Ng, the ICC’s new Banking Commission chair, to discuss the ICC’s new governance strategy moving forward, and some of the key priorities for the Banking Commission.
We discussed with AIG some of the challenges and opportunities in the trade credit insurance sector. Enabling the much-needed reduction of the trade finance gap, and bringing in a wider array of investors while mitigating the risks of such expansion in the backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty will be a huge challenge in 2020. However, dealing with a broader collection of participants in the trade finance ecosystem in terms of jurisdictions, size of the borrower, types of assets and fintech entrants set us up for interesting times.
We spoke to Marilyn Blattner-Hoyle on Blockchain and Trade Finance, taking a look at some of the real world applications of blockchain in trade finance, specifically how AIG are utilising… read more →
Technology and regulations are opening up new opportunities in partnerships, particularly in the new environment of disrupters, intermediaries and paperless trade. This article reviews some of the opportunities, challenges and… read more →