Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. As countries begin to lift lockdown restrictions, the World Health Organization warned of an “immediate second peak” if measures were lifted too soon. Economic developments in the past few weeks suggest the UK has now passed the peak for both jobs and growth decline.
New York – 19 September, 2019 – Bank of America announces that it is joining the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance networks leveraging Corda distributed ledger technology to provide transformative solutions to global trade participants.
September 11, 2019 (Dubai / London) – National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF), one of the
leading bank in the Middle East announced today that it has become a member of the Marco
Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance network.
The Marco Polo Network and Standard Bank Group announced today that Standard Bank has joined the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance network focused on bringing unprecedented efficiencies to trade financing.
FCI advised of the results of the 2019 Annual Awards for Excellenc and the new Executive Committee for 2019. TFG reports from Ho Chi Minh City, as Media Partners of the Meeting.
TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
We heard from Allen & Overy who advised ING Bank N.V. as a trade finance provider and RCF lender to the Noble Group. The innovative deal that closed in December of… read more →
We spoke to Mariana Gomez on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) and Trade Finance, evaluating some of the real world applications of blockchain in trade finance. We spoke to their Distributed… read more →
The “bitcoin mania” – referring to the tulip mania of the seventeenth century – has lost its momentum. However, what should really be looked at is the technology behind the… read more →
Some of the world’s leading banks have partnered with TradeIX and R3 to facilitate post-shipment finance powered by blockchain technology. Leading global banks together with TradeIX and R3 pilot blockchain… read more →