While some in trade finance struggle with green fatigue, ITFA’s Johanna Wissing isn’t one of them.
Banks and fintechs have not always been the closest playmates, but ITFA’s Andre Casterman is on a mission to help them work together.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘The Fintech Issue’, is out now!
Uniform Rules for Digital Trade Transactions (URDTT) Version 1.0 released by the ICC, October 2021.
These are the first ICC universal rules for completely digital trade transactions using Internet protocols. The following are edited highlights.
In a world of shrinking supply chains and digital connectivity, the concept of identity is continuously evolving. Is digital identity going to be the panacea to the age-old problem of MSME access to trade finance?
In the wake of the ICC Uniform Rules for Digital Trade Transactions (URDTT) due to publish next month in October, we explore the meaning of a digital trade transaction – underlying assumptions, regulatory framework and future expectations.
Has digital trade finally arrived with the ICC eRules guidelines? John Dunlop explains how this might be true.
Owing to the pandemic, eUCP Version 2.0 and eURC Version 1.0 rules created by the ICC have received increased interest over the past few months. There is a growing realisation by practitioners that paper documents are causing delays and disruption.
Eleonore Treu, Hugo Verschoren and Donald Smith, breakdown Letters of Credit and some of the prominent issues surrounding this instrument. Is there a need for a new “Lite” LC product? How to mitigate the complexity and discrepancies inherent to Letters of Credit?
In partnership with ICC Austria, Trade Finance Global’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, hears from Kwabena Ayirebi from AfreximBank and Isaac Mahanke from Standard Bank about trade digitisation, compliance and risk in a post-COVID-19 world.
ICC Austria Talks trade with Trade Finance Global on an Africa focused panel on sustainable trade finance and its increasing importance.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) warns G7 leaders they risk imposing major costs to the global economy
Money laundering has become more visible in global trade over the past few years, and several organizations are trying to identify and prevent it.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. FCI reports a drop in global factoring statistics in 2020, linked to a drop in trade volumes due to the pandemic.
The pandemic has undoubtedly had countless negative implications for the global community. However, amidst all the turmoil there have been some silver linings.