We have just completed the marathon that is virtual Sibos – a festival of trade, treasury, and payments. So what better way to celebrate than to be joined by the CEO of the Banks Association for Financing Trade (BAFT), Tod Burwell.
EUF plays an important role for our industry today more than ever and confirming FCI’s support regarding the lobbying of the new definition of default with the EBA.
TFG heard from José Manuel Campa, Chairperson, EBA on the key initiatives taken by the banking sector to support the economy post-Covid such as technology and innovation in banks and prevention of financial crime.
TFG heard from ICISA’s Secretary General, Robert Nijhout, on ICISA’s immediate calls to government to meet the demainds triggered by Covid19 pandemic.
There is immense synergy to be unlocked between SMEs and trade finance funds by working closely together and developing relationships that allow for a level of comfort on both sides of the coin to be developed over time.
What is the impact of the new Basel IV regulation for banks and corporates? TFG heard from Swiss Re’s Global Head of Trade and Infrastructure Finance on the current state of Basel regulation as well as the latest updates following on from the latest EBA Consultation Paper. The interview was held at ExCred Commodities London.
We caught up with the President of the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT). We talked about the balance of human capital and technology in the international transaction banking, about the amendments of the funded master risk participation agreement and how trade-based money laundering can be eradicated.
Sullivan’s Geoffrey Wynne highlights the key legal and regulatory themes to pay attention to in 2019.
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.
London, 20 February 2019 – Diaspora International announces plans to open a digital trade finance bank, adding to the challenger bank scene.
An interview with Vittorio De Angelis, Executive Chairman at Velotrade. The invoice financing market has been driven by growing European countries with an annual organic growth of around 10% per… read more →
The world of trade is shifting. Traditionally it’s simple; manufacturers develop, exporters ship, banks fund and insurers cover. This is changing. Manufacturers and exporters are integrating entire supply chains, online… read more →
Basel III – A Guide to Basel and what it means for banks Basel III regulation affects lending from banks. Alternative finance and ‘fintech’ encompass many different elements which are… read more →
We spoke to Jacco de Jong, Managing Director, essDOCS Consulting about his history and career in trade finance, as well as his views on recent changes and the future of… read more →
Invoice finance in Australia: Introducing Skippr, Innovating and Disrupting the Australian Invoice Finance Market Australia’s debt finance market is booming, although invoice finance is still in its infancy. Total invoice… read more →