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11 March 2021

Greensill: SCF and insurance industry fallout

How can - or should - the SCF industry distance itself from the fast evolving situation at Greensill Capital? Is more transparency needed? For sure. How should the credit...

25 February 2021

ECAs and the once elusive SME: Hunting the Snark?

What has Covid meant for ECAs and their ability to attract smaller companies? How are ECAs responding to the needs of these new clients and how are they broadening their...

03 February 2021

Consensus still standing - Or is new thinking needed on export finance regulation?

The OECD Consensus has a long history but it’s still the only game in town. With the International Working Group now in stasis, is that a problem, or is it going to focus...

29 January 2021

Overcoming Catch-22 and Covid-19: A treasury perspective on trade

Henrik Welch, vice president and group treasurer at Alfa Laval discusses treasury perspectives on navigating international trade and cross border working capital...

13 January 2021

Reasons to be cheerful (in trade, treasury and risk in 2021), part one

It’s easy to be gloomy, but a new year is a good point to look to the bright side. Here are some thoughts about why staying in bed for the whole of 2021 will not be the...

16 December 2020

New SCF for the new normal in emerging markets

In a discussion supported by Finverity, TXF looks at new ways for companies to effectively use digitisation in emerging markets to propel access to financing for...

02 December 2020

Trade credit insurance: When the short term turns long (and possibly nasty)

Are we going to be looking at a whole different playing field for trade credit insurance across borders as the pandemic works itself through the financial system?...

03 November 2020
Oil & gas

Building on the halal brand with ECI Islamic

Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) has bold ambitions, and launching an Islamic Finance suite of products in the eye of the COVID-19 crisis is part of its positive push to...

12 October 2020

Re-evaluating technology to embrace the new trade agenda

TXF talks to CGI’s Rory Kaplan, senior offering manager for trade and supply chain solutions, Patrick DeVilbiss, director of consulting, trade and supply chain solutions...

29 September 2020

New SCF for the new normal in emerging markets

Live Webinar | 30.09.2020 | 14:00 UK | As the world emerges from the current crisis, it’s fair to say that global supply chains have been disoriented and globalisation...

26 August 2020

Time to double down on trade digitisation? On counting virtual beans

TXF looks at distinctions between virtual and real in trade digitisation. How much is the current crisis helping drive change? The challenges are more than simply...

12 August 2020

ABCP: Needs must when the devil drives in discombobulated trade markets?

China’s underreported new ABCP digitisation play, if it works, could have implications for trade finance markets. It’s a big if, but it certainly warrants closer...

26 May 2020

Keynote: Caterpillar on spreading the ECA umbrella

TXF spoke with Tim Gaul, global export finance director, export and agency finance at Caterpillar to outline what the reauthorisation of US Exim means for the US...

18 May 2020

Keynote: Elecnor’s long distance runner approach to structured finance

Angela Perez, head of structured finance at Elecnor spoke to TXF both about the Spanish infrastructure and engineering company’s response to the current crisis, and the...

08 May 2020

Live Webinar: Filling the $1.5tn trade finance gap: How much can technology bridge?

Wednesday 20 May | 11am BST | 12pm CEST How much is digitisation going to help narrow the gap between what trade finance is needed and what is under offer?

07 May 2020

Pinsent Masons hires Anthony Morton to Financial Services team

Pinsent Masons has appointed Banking & Restructuring partner Anthony Morton as it grows its Financial Services offering in Frankfurt. Morton joins from Norton Rose...

27 April 2020

Keynote: Berne Union’s President and Secretary General, certain about uncertainty

Beatriz Reguero, President, and Vinco David, Secretary General, of Berne Union, the global export credit and investment insurance industry association, discuss the...

23 April 2020

Keynote: US Exim’s Renna on when the rubber hits the road

Stephen Renna, chief banking officer at Export-Import Bank of the US talks to TXF about US Exim’s response to Covid-19 as it hits the ground running following full...

22 April 2020

Are the wheels of supply chain finance still turning? In viro veritas 4

Supply chain finance can be a great tool for keeping funding flowing to all parts of the supply chain, but is there an existential strain on programmes from the...

15 April 2020

Keynote: ADB’s Beck on supercharging trade finance as a crisis response vehicle

Steven Beck, head of trade and supply chain finance at ADB talks to TXF from lockdown Manila about how ADB is supercharging its existing trade finance programs to keep...