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ICC, iGTB and S&P Global on why the Middle East is key for trade finance

In their April/May edition, Trade Finance explores the developments in Middle Eastern trade finance in a special feature on commodities. In the three page spread, we learn from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s Vincent O’Brien, chair of the Education and Market Intelligence Group, that a perceived increase in risk in the Middle East …

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Trade Finance reports on release of new terminologies at ICC’s Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit

Trade Finance magazine’s latest issue reports on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit, held in Singapore in March, which gathered together leading experts and practitioners from across the globe. The Summit explored the latest trends in trade finance, the causes behind the rise in supply chain finance (SCF), …

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ICC’s Daniel Schmand discusses under-representation in Africa in Moneyweb podcast

In a podcast for South African publication Moneyweb, Daniel Schmand, Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, speaks about ICC’s efforts to tackle problems around trade and supply-chain finance on the continent – an issue hindering foreign direct investment, prosperity and job creation. The podcast focuses on the ICC’s annual meeting, held in Johannesburg, which focused …

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ICC’s Alexander Malaket discusses the growing traction of trade finance in GTNews

In a recent article for GTNews, Alexander Malaket, Deputy Head of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Executive Committee, discusses how ongoing dialogue across the trade finance industry is prompting a rise in awareness around trade finance and a shift towards a more positive attitude. He explains that for global trade flows to increase and for …

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ICC’s Daniel Schmand discusses the impact of post-crisis regulation on African SMEs in Global Banking and Finance Review

In a recent article for Global Banking & Finance Review, Daniel Schmand, Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission, provides an insight into how the global financial crisis has negatively impacted small and emerging market companies, particularly those in less secure regions such as Africa. He explains that post-crisis regulation, and the …

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ICC’s Henri D’Ambrières discusses the importance of reliable data on low risk trade finance in TXF

In a recent article for TXF, Henri D’Ambrières, Senior Technical Adviser on the ICC’s Trade Register, explains how the recent Trade Register findings provide the most comprehensive and conclusive evidence of low-risk trade finance to date. He explains that the data – which presents a particularly positive image of the trade finance industry – is …

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TFR reports on ICC’s launch of new supply chain finance definitions at ICC Academy’s 2016 SCF Summit

Following the launch of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s set of Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance, TFR reports on the ICC’s fourth Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Summit, hosted by the ICC Academy, and explains the significance of these new standards and definitions. According to the article, the Summit highlighted …

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ICC establishes Supply Chain Finance terminologies

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has unveiled its new Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance, in a cross-industry joint initiative with BAFT, the Euro Banking Association (EBA), Factors Chain International (FCI) and the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA). The new set of definitions were launched at a panel discussion at an …

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ICC and Commerzbank interviewed in TXF following the release of Supply Chain Finance terminologies

In a recent interview for TXF, The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Commerzbank discuss the release of ICC’s official set of definitions for supply chain finance (SCF) and its techniques – and the challenge to convince stakeholders to adopt these new definitions. Alexander Malaket – Deputy Head of the ICC Banking Commision’s Executive Committee …

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ICC Academy’s John Danilovich discusses the importance of business education in World Finance

John Danilovich, Secretary General at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), explains the importance of relevant and accessible business education in the new financial landscape in World Finance. Danilovich argues that in order to flourish in an ever-more complex financial landscape, companies and their employees need global, yet standardised, business education. Indeed, in today’s globalising …

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