Tag Archive: Geopolitical risk

BPL Global celebrates Paris subsidiary’s milestone and the unwavering political risk market with TFR

To mark the 15th anniversary of their Paris subsidiary, BPL Global celebrated at the British Ambassador’s grandiose residence in the French capital. Joined by Trade and Forfaiting Review along with leading figures in the trade finance, and credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) industries, BPL Global’s leaders highlighted the key pressures for the market today: the …

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Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost explores the role of banks in Bangladesh’s development for Trade and Forfaiting Review

Bangladesh’s economic story is remarkable. The country’s poverty rate has halved since 2000, and its development target of becoming a “middle-income economy” by 2021 has already been met. Bangladesh is therefore looking forward to a brighter future. But securing that future means Bangladesh needs better infrastructure to diversify exports, maintain trade, and ensure a stable …

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Deutsche Bank’s Daniel Schmand, ICC Banking Chair, in The Banker on banks, the ICC and society

Daniel Schmand, Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management Corporates EMEA, Deutsche Bank, and Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, writes The Banker‘s Bracken column on banks’ role in society. Schmand wants to improve the dialogue between banks, clients and regulators, and discusses everything from trade finance to geopolitical risk in this piece. To read …

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In Banking Technology, Deutsche Bank’s James Binns talks risk mitigation through strengthening supply chains

Head of Working Capital, EMEA at Deutsche Bank, James Binns, explains how supply chain financing can be utilised to generate internal sources of funding and buffer shocks from various sources. With geopolitical uncertainty on the rise, stable sources of liquidity and improved supply chain health are more in demand than ever, and can be created through …

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James Binns, Deutsche Bank, advises on mitigating geopolitical risk in The Treasurer

Geopolitical risk was a key concern in 2014 – and will continue to be an increasingly prominent one for treasurers everywhere. But what do we mean by geopolitical risk, and what can be done to manage exposure and plan contingencies? In this month’s edition of The Treasurer, James Binns – MD, head of working capital, EMEA, at …

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S&P talks to Infrastructure Investor about geopolitical risk

In this month’s copy of Infrastructure Investor Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, discusses geopolitical risk. Indeed, its definition is hard to pin down, but Wilkins proposes that “geopolitical risk is caused by tensions between different states and regional conflicts”. While geopolitical risk may be difficult to define, …

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