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.
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?
Born out of the concern that financial institutions were not adequately accounting for their exposure to climate-related risks, TCFD has targeted industry-wide adoption, however many in the export finance sector remain ambivalent. So, where does TCFD stand, and what needs to be done to overcome industry inertia?
TXF spoke to Julian Longson, CEO at Pole Star, amid a period of progression for the maritime tech and regulatory compliance firm following a significant growth investment from Wavecrest Growth Partners and Abry Partners. Pole Star will not just be boosting sales and hiring, but is also extending its PurpleTRAC solution to integrate ESG compliance into its model, amongst other product developments.
Sullivan associate Amanda Montano presents this trade finance seminar on modernising disputes, looking into the key considerations for choosing litigation or arbitration and whether this is suitable for financial and banking disputes.