Receivables finance

TFR-Uniform -IFA-Rules
News
8 February 2013
More than 100 delegates attended the launch of the new Uniform Rules on Forfaiting (URF 800), held at the SNR Denton offices on 30 January 2013. In his introductory speech, ICC Banking Commission...
Richard Willsher
News
10 January 2013
IFA Education Course presenter Richard Willsher has e-published A Quick Guide to Letters of Credit. This is an impartial guide for businesses that may be considering using, or that already use,...
balance
Feature
7 January 2013
SEAN EDWARDS explores whether there is such a thing as a perfect payment instrument 
and believes the new URF rules fit the bill
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News
7 January 2013
Sean Edwards and Silja Calac, members of the International Forfaiting Association (IFA) committee (pictured), are all smiles now the Uniform Rules on Forfaiting (URF) have received full ICC...
Peter-Mulroy
News
7 January 2013
Factors Chain International (FCI), a network of global factoring companies  has named Peter Mulroy successor to Jeroen Kohnstamm as its future secretary general. The charismatic Kohnstamm...
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News
15 November 2012
Forfaiters got what they were waiting for on 14 November 2012 when the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) unveiled the new uniform rules on forfaiting (URF) to govern the international...
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News
8 November 2012
Kuwait’s Burgan Bank, which announced the acquisition of the Turkish arm of EFG Eurobank in April 2012, is set to acquire a 25% stake in the Malta-based trade finance specialist Fimbank. In a company...
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News
29 October 2012
The US financial services company, Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC) has provided US$35m in revolving lines of credit to five businesses in the home furnishings sector. Factoring and asset-based...
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Blog
19 October 2012
When I received the invitation to join UniCredit and their financial institution clients for a one-day trade finance update in Munich on 2 October, followed by a networking evening as their guests...
Dubrovnik
Feature
12 October 2012
SEAN EDWARDS reflects on the International Forfaiting Association’s 2012 annual conference 
in Dubrovnik and finds forfaiting’s collective experience carving a promising future  
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News
15 September 2012
Forfaiting has come a long way since 2004 when FIM Bank's  CEO Margrith Lütschg-Emmenegger asked the uncomfortable question, ‘Is forfaiting dead?[1]’. This year's 39th...
roundtable global
Opinion
24 August 2012
TFR’s panel of forfaiting experts 
discuss changes in the market, the challenges of uniform rules (URF) adoption and ‘true’ trade transactions
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News
2 August 2012
HSBC has signed its first offshore receivables finance agreement denominated in renminbi (RMB), bringing two Hong Kong and UK companies together in a deal that highlights the Chinese currency...
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News
27 July 2012
The US commercial finance company, Capital Business Credit LLC (CBC) has provided around US$50m in new factoring and trade finance facilities to 15 New York and Los Angeles apparel and accessories...
exporting cars
Feature
20 July 2012
STANLEY REN shares a case study of how some innovative forfaiting provided an alternative 
to cash receivables under bank guarantee to support Chinese vehicle exports.  “We highly...
factoring
Awards
19 July 2012
Factoring has had a good financial crisis and volumes have rocketed by 90% over the last five years to US$500bn. As global competition grows, businesses are less likely to demand payment on...
containers
Awards
19 July 2012
While industry sources estimate that only around 2% of world trade is financed through forfaiting, this is set to grow – particularly in Asia. As a non-recourse form of export financing, it...
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Feature
14 June 2012
SEAN EDWARDS reports from the recent IFA Education Day in Belgrade 
and anticipates Serbian growth in forfaiting
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