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Miami... and counting

Miami... and counting

by Kim Sindberg | March 21, 2018

The ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting will take place at the Hotel Intercontinental Miami, Florida 3-6 April 2018. As always the agenda is rich and wide in topics.



The agenda can be found via this link:

https://cms.iccwbo.org/content/uploads/sites/3/2017/11/icc-banking-commision-annual-meeting-agenda-2018.pdf



Here are some headlines:

* The Outlook for Global Trade Finance

* Reflections on the ICC Global Survey

* ICC Banking Commission: Ambitions in a World of Disruption

* The New Digital Economy and Trade Finance

* An update from Swift

* Getting Ahead of the Game: Combatting Illicit Trade, Fraud and Money Laundering

* Financial technology: The new kids... Read The Full Post



FOB, FCA and the Incoterms in the pipeline

FOB, FCA and the Incoterms in the pipeline

by Kim Sindberg | January 16, 2018

Some 20 years ago when my work with Trade Finance began – after having worked within the shipping industry – there was a lot of talk about Trade Finance catering for the presentation of electronic documents. At that time, the "new black" was EDIfact. Since then many buzzwords have been floating around – basically aiming for the same goal: To cater for an electronic process within the Trade Finance industry. Today the hot topic is Blockchain. We will see how that plays out, but it is fair to say that the success in making the Trade Finance documents electronic so far has been limited. One reason for that is no doubt that old habits die hard. For example, many LCs still call for a negotiable on board bill of lading – in paper form. For that reason, the presentations made today are la... Read The Full Post



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