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Sullivan: A bright future for trade finance?
Sullivan: A bright future for trade finance?
Ross Crear
10 July 2019

In the latest edition of law firm Sullivan’s Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar, partner Geoffrey Wynne questions whether there is a bright future for trade finance? Topics include the inherent risks of trade finance, strengthening rules on anti-money laundering and credit risk management.

TXF Global Berlin 2019: Berne Union on ECAs and SDGs
TXF Global Berlin 2019: Berne Union on ECAs and SDGs
Max Thompson
9 July 2019

From the sidelines of TXF Global, Vinco David, secretary general of the Berne Union, talks about the opportunities for export finance in sub-Saharan Africa, the recent increase in ECA-backed renewable energy projects, and why banks and ECAs need to align their SDG goals.

Talking tomorrow’s trade finance with SWIFT: Blurring the lines
Talking tomorrow’s trade finance with SWIFT: Blurring the lines
Katharine Morton
8 July 2019

TXF sat down with industry experts to look at how changes in corporate trade and supply chain and digitisation are blurring the lines between cash management and financing international trade sustainably. This wide-ranging discussion was hosted by SWIFT in London.

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Zachariah resigns from head of loan syndication at ICBC
15 July 2019

Benny Zachariah, head of global loan syndication at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has resigned. London-based Zachariah is working hi...

Macquarie appoints new upstream lending head
15 July 2019

Andy Duncan has been appointed head of upstream lending at Macquarie in London. Duncan, who has spent the last three years running his own oil and gas...

Cocobod to close annual refi in mid-September
15 July 2019

Cocobod is expected to close its annual pre-export finance (PXF) facility by mid-September. The loan, which has been launched at $1.3 billion, will be...

Dumas re-emerges at SMBC
15 July 2019

Raphael Dumas, until three months ago director of the Americas real estate and infrastructure group at HSBC Securities in New York, has re-emerged at ...

Jackson Generation CCGT financing closed
15 July 2019

J-Power-owned Jackson Generation has closed on the project financing backing its 1.2GW CCGT project in Illinois. Construction is already underway, wit...