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ICC release 2015 Trade Register, revealing low risk in trade finance

This year’s International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s Trade Register illustrates the favourable risk profile of trade finance. The ICC Trade Register – now in its fifth year – includes 13 million transactions from 2007-2014, and encompasses a total exposure of over US $7.6 trillion. The significant increase in data size for this year’s …

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ICC discusses the importance of professional education with Myanmar Business Today

John Danilovich, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) discusses the role of professional education in eradicating barriers to economic growth in emerging and developing markets in an article in Myanmar Business Today. Globalisation is swiftly evolving the global business world by opening the doors to trade between more diverse sets of countries. While this growth …

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Deutsche Bank appoints Willem Calame as new Head of Commodity Trade Finance, EMEA

Deutsche Bank recently appointed Willem Calame as Head of Commodity Trade Finance, EMEA (ex-Germany). Calame has enjoyed 14 years at Deutsche Bank in commodity finance, with broad experience in the Structured Commodity Trade Finance team in EMEA – where he specialised in Africa and worked under John MacNamara. In his new role – reporting to …

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Nancy So, Deutsche Bank, discusses managing regulatory developments and trade in Asia in The Asian Banker

In The Asian Banker, Nancy So – Deutsche Bank’s Head of Institutional Cash Asia Pacific – discusses developments in the Asian market and the surge in sustainable growth. She explains that this growth is coupled by the rise of e-commerce in Asia, which remains unbeaten in its rate of expansion. This could provide a huge …

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Daniel Schmand and Marcus Sehr on Deutsche Bank’s wins from EMEA Finance’s Treasury Awards

In EMEA Finance, Daniel Schmand, Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management Corporates EMEA, and Marcus Sehr, Global Head of Institutional Cash, comment on Deutsche Bank’s significant wins in the EMEA Finance Awards 2015. The wins included: ‘Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in Europe’, ‘Best Treasury Services in Europe’ and ‘Best Trade Finance Services …

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Falcon Group’s forfaiting hires covered by the specialist press

Falcon Group has announced the appointment of three senior originators to develop its forfaiting capabilities: Ray Webb, Martin Betts and Keith McConnell. The new hires from Deutsche Forfait AG will be responsible for delivering a range of forfaiting services and proposing Falcon’s existing solutions across their extensive network of international relationships. Based in London, the …

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Deutsche Bank’s Luca Corsini on Procurement Leaders’s Ovation Financial Supply Chain Panel

Deutsche Bank’s Luca Corsini – Head of Trade Finance, EMEA – looks back at the Ovation Financial Supply Chain (FSC) panel in Procurement Leaders’s Ovation Community round-up, and the discussion around benefits of increased CPO-bank dialogue. At the event, global banking providers and CPOs came together to engage in dialogue about industry needs and practicalities. …

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ICC’s Georges Affaki in Banker Middle East on why trade disputes can end positively

In this month’s Banker Middle East, Georges Affaki – Chairman of the Legal Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission – explains why DOCDEX’s new rules present a cooperative solution for solving trade disputes in the Middle East. Allowing international bankers and traders the expert support needed to solve trade finance disputes, …

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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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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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