“I joined SWIFT as part of the 5 man global sales team in 1985, so SIBOS in Brighton was my first … and of course it was memorable…I stayed for 20 years, attended 23 SIBOS events across the world- pioneering days … no mobile phones, paper based processes, no internet …’
Before 2019, Sibos made its last appearance in the UK in Brighton, 1985. So, what was the world like in 1985? TFG’s Ross McKenzie reports on the trade themes of Sibos 2019.
Five years ago, if you asked a global investor how they viewed the Middle East, two prominent factors would probably have immediately sprung to mind. Oil and real estate, the latter most obviously in Dubai. What’s changed? TFG spoke to Emma Parsons, Bahrain EDB’s Regional Director for the UK and Ireland about the role of technology within global trade in the MENA region.
LONDON, September 19, 2019. Trade Finance Global released its third issue of Trade Finance Talks entitled ‘Tradetech & Trade Wars’ – the Sibos edition.
In early October 2015, the European Parliament voted to pass a directive known as Payment Services Directive, the main aim: increasing competitiveness between payment providers in Europe. This short paper… read more →