TXF Global Trade Virtual 2021
This year's global trade virtual event will look into the impact of covid-19 to the market and explore new opportunities
The Ever Given container ship has been ‘arrested’ and the Egyptian authorities are demanding massive compensation. And with the Japanese owners of the ship declaring ‘general average’ there is now a virtual minefield for shippers and insurers to navigate. We explore some of the potential issues.
On 27 April the European Union (EU) ratified the Brexit trade agreement with the United Kingdom. Here, TXF speaks to Alan Farkas, partner at international law firm Dorsey & Whitney, about whether the ratification has set the EU on a path to granting the UK ‘equivalence’ and what the agreement might mean for the financial services sector.
With Olam recently signing a $1.45 billion facility linked to AtSource, a platform which provides customers with full traceability and insights on how to improve supply chain sustainability parameters, TXF takes a look at how sustainability and ESG impact reporting is evolving beyond the more immediate and obvious.
Has the secret sauce to trade digitisation been discovered in MLETR and is it something that will get over a decade of industry fatigue on the subject? Will the trade industry be able to get the sauce out of the bottle, will everyone like the same sauce, will they need to?