TFG’s Joana Fabiao, had the opportunity to sit down with David Thambiratnam, CEO of Veridapt, a global force in commodity management for over 15 years.
Brexit, which is one of the most discussed topics this year, other than the pandemic, has had yet another unexpected impact. With the increase in border control and the free movement of people being restricted, one sector was deeply impacted: the logistics sector.
In a panel moderated by Christine McWilliams at TXF’s Global Commodity Finance Virtual 2021, which TFG partnered with, this impact was discussed at great depth, looking at how to navigate commodity trade finance in a post-COVID world.
SMEs need to re-think their innovation strategy including digitalisation as the pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital technology in trade.
TFG spoke to Vape Club’s Vlad Vassiliev about some of the supply chain disruptions and strategies eCommerce companies are undergoing to navigate unchartered waters.
TFG heard from Leumi UK’s Gil Karni and Yifat Oron, on the four top trends predicted for 2020
We interviewed Geoff Brady, Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance (GTS) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. We talked about the physical and financial aspects of the supply chain management, about the importance of Blockchain Consortia in the trade finance space and the BAML’s agenda for the rest of the year.
TFG spoke to the author of ‘Digital Ecosystems within Trade Finance’, a BCG, SWIFT and ICC report on the state of networks and consortia, the key problem points within trade and trade finance, as well as the current barriers in terms of digitalisation both from a corporate and bank perspective. Deepesh spoke to Sukand Ramachandran at BCG about how global trade is changing and the role of digital ecosystems within this.
What does China’s continued growth and autocracy mean for Chinese businesses and financing the supply chain? TFG heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe
How are working capital finance schemes and the availability of KYC and AML tools considered amongst UK and European corporates? TFG heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe, on the key considerations amongst UK and European supply chains.
Supply chain is at the core of any international business, and managing this with a close eye is important for any treasury manager, FD or MD. Companies which have their… read more →