TXF Global 2020: Export, Agency & Project Finance
The global export, agency & project finance games return! After the roaring success of our virtual event, join us for part 2: online or person. Take your network further!
A stack of Mexican government policies in the energy space - supposedly implemented in response to the Covid-19 pandemic by Lopez Obrador's government - has forced project sponsors to take government agencies to court in order to bring renewable projects online. But can DFIs help provide further comfort to investors and banks looking to exit the sector?
The UK passed the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act last month in a bid to mitigate the economic fallout for struggling companies in the Covid-19 epoch. The impact of the reforms on the trade and commodities space is significant, especially given many international financings and commercial arrangements in those sectors are governed by English law.
From entry-level hiring and management promotion to ECA and DFI mandates, TXF’s Stages for Change series examines the role the trade and export finance industries must play in challenging racism, sexism, and social injustice.
The $1.5 trillion trade finance gap is a heavy burden for SMEs in emerging markets, one which financial institutions have long sought to ease. In partnership with Comarch, TXF hosted a webinar to consider the extent to which technology can bridge this gap.