When dealing with the uncertainty of the shipping industry, insurance is a must. To help simplify and digitize the insurance process for the international trade industry, some initiatives have turned… read more →
TFG are delighted to be Media Partners of the TXF Political Risk & Insurance conference in London on the 4th December, and to ensure you’re up to speed with this ever-changing environment, we caught up with leading experts in CPRI ahead of the conference.
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 with Trade Finance Global’s Head of Trade Finance, Mark Abrams, discussing the latest on mid market access to trade and receivables finance, in light of trade wars and geopolitical uncertainty, particularly Brexit. The interview was held at ExCred Commodities in London.
With the introduction of long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax on equity mutual funds and stocks in Budget 2018, the debate of Mutual funds vs ULIPs have started again. Moreover, the recent market fluctuations and volatilities have raised doubts in the mind of average investors, on what is the best investment option for them. The fear of volatility that is caused by either business-related or geopolitical factors has kept many investors away from the stock market.
Incoterms 2020 are now live. DAT has changed to DPU, insurance points are clarified on C-terms, transport security is now well defined, own transport is accounted for, changes to FCA/FOB regarding Bills of Lading…
The past two years have been some of the most eventful in recent British history; the political and economic climates are ever-changing. This lack of stability has been marked as one of the biggest challenges facing the UK life industry, but there are big opportunities on the horizon as well as big changes.
TFG heard the latest in structured trade & receivables finance from a global transaction banking perspective. We asked Saqib Mustafa from Santander’s GTB team to give us an overview on how credit insurance is being used as a risk mitigation and capital efficiency tool for producers and traders, as well as the latest commodity finance trends from the bank.
TFG heard the latest updates in trade credit insurance and political risk appetite from the Berne Union. The Berne Union represents the export credit (ECA) and investment insurance industry. Vinco David, Secretary General spoke to TFG’s Deepesh Patel at ExCred Commodities London.
Parker Norfolk’s Richard Bishop discusses best practices for capitalizing on trade opportunities while simultaneously ensuring sound risk mitigation.
Rebecca Harding discusses the elusive hidden trade and how it relates to anti-money laundering initiatives and the challenges they bring for banks.
A small business has a lot to lose very early on, and at a time where cash is king, it’s useful to know where you can save money for the business. So if you’re a small business owner, here’s some advice on saving money.
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 →
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 →