Announced: latest confirmed speakers for the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit: A Shared Political, Economic and Financial Vision for Mutual Benefit (20 January).
Trade Finance Global’s Editor Deepesh Patel hears from Robert Plehn, Head of Capital Markets, GE Capital, Jerome Farges, Head of Corporate Securitisation, Societe Generale, Steven Hollands, Managing Director, Greensill Capital, Jeremy Levy, Partner and Baker McKenzie.
A documentary trade credit (DTC) is a trade finance substitute for a commercial bank documentary letter of credit. A DTC is issued and negotiated under the same UCP guidelines as a documentary letter of credit; except the funds supporting the instrument are available with a third party international escrow company instead of a commercial bank.
Covid-19 lockdowns have disrupted global supply chains across the board and placed the concepts of reshoring and resilience on every policymaker’s lips. A new report from Euler Hermes examines how the pandemic could push manufacturers to rethink their supply chain strategies.
We heard from Natasha Condon, Global Head of Core Trade at J.P. Morgan, on her take of how the trade finance market has fared in recent months, since joining the bank in 2020.
SWIFT and Lloyds Banking Group announce world’s first go-live of gpi Instant connection in the UK, with benefits extending far beyond.
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), colloquially termed ‘blockchain’ has been touted to disrupt trade and supply chain, as well it’s financing, for over 5 years. Following on from TFG, WTO and ICC’s ‘Periodic Table’ enlisting 39 projects in global trade utilising DLT, we’ve relaunched our table, indicating that the industry has considerably matured and evolved in less than 12 months.
TFG are delighted to announce a media partnership with the ICC United Kingdom at ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week | The Future of Global Value Chains.
As part of our strategic partnership with City & Financial Global, TFG are delighted to announce that we are supporting them at their flagship virtual conference in September – Trade Finance Innovation and Regulation Summit.
TFG and BAFT’s recent Tradecast. The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
TFG caught up with Private insurance and risk mitigation experts Simon and Carol from The Texel Group, speaking on policies, types of insurance product, where the CPRI market might be headed in a post-pandemic world and appetite in 2020.
Interbank and bank-to-corporate messaging remains a challenge, and whilst the industry welcomes moves towards structured data and SWIFT’s new messaging types, there are still challenges.
The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
Trade finance has been helping SMEs, middle market businesses, and the corporate sector to manage their financial issues. Here is all you need to know about how it suits your business.
TFG’s Carter Hoffman explores the current and potential impact of COVID-19 on both international trade and trade finance. Business as unusual, the decisions we make now will have long lasting impacts.