Trade & commodity finance

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21 September 2017
TFR features the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum's standard definition of the Bank Payment Obligation
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Feature
21 September 2017
Does blockchain actually add value to trade? And is it better to be a first mover or a late adopter of promising but unproven technology? Rebecca Brace reports on the state of play following...
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21 September 2017
Is the current correspondent banking model broken? Even if not, in an era of derisking and shrinking correspondent networks, it may not be helping trade being financed. Katharine Morton looks at...
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Feature
21 September 2017
With the renegotiation of Nafta underway, Dentons provide a summary of what the US has set out to achieve and where the potential stumbling blocks lie
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Opinion
21 September 2017
Doing business in multiple locations across numerous jurisdictions and cultures, in different languages and with incompatible systems and trust values has become more difficult than ever. Apart...
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Opinion
21 September 2017
Stephan Wolf, the CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation talks to Katharine Morton about how the LEI has already exceeded expectations, the impact on trade, and how LEIs could end up...
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Feature
21 September 2017
Rebecca Harding and Jack Harding make the case that trade has become a weapon wielded by state strategists, when it should be a tool for global development
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Face to face
20 September 2017
ECGC won TFR’s Best Export Credit Agency award in July {LINK} as it celebrates its 60th year of operation. Katharine Morton talks to Geetha Muralidhar, the indomitable head of the Indian ECA...
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Face to face
20 September 2017
Huny Garg joined SWIFT as head of trade and supply chain finance in April. He talks to Katharine Morton about the role, the challenges and evolution of the organisation
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Feature
20 September 2017
As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation, Binyamin Ali looks at the steps the country is taking to capitalise on its reputation for continuity, stability, and certainty, while still...
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20 September 2017
Dominic Broom and Joon Kim discuss how banks' unrivalled reach and industry experience means they must be at the forefront of utilising technology in trade
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Feature
20 September 2017
Binyamin Ali looks at what you can expect from Sibos Toronto 2017 and the key developments in the industry over the last year
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News
20 September 2017
With the US being the only major economy to suffer a slowdown in the first quarter of 2017 and positive quarter-on-quarter growth data coming from China, Europe and emerging markets, the...
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Opinion
20 September 2017
David Hennah gives an update on the work of the World Trade Board, now in its second year of a mission to improve lives by connecting trade, finance and technology
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Blog
20 September 2017
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Blog
18 September 2017
Katharine Morton shares fond memories of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s Edinburgh spectacular My journey started in King’s Cross early enough to take a snapshot...
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News
7 September 2017
Deutsche Bank has appointed Thomas Nielsen as chief digital officer for global transaction banking. With 25 years of experience in the fields of technology, operations and digital transformation...
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News
5 September 2017
In what was billed as a landmark transaction, Falcon Group and Natixis closed a US$150m trade finance securitisation in July. Specialist financier Falcon Group securitised cross-border multi-bank...
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