TXF France 2019
TXF France 2019 will take a focused look at the French export finance market, concentrating on the issues that matter. Hear from high-level speakers and get the chance to have your say in interactive sessions.
Does an uptick in arms trade imports and exports and a rise in rhetorical weaponised language around trade point to a riskier trade credit insurance environment in 2018-19? In the latest episode of TXF’s Risky Business podcast series, a panel of insurance underwriters and risk experts outline their key global risk trends.
Ramon Tolk, senior director, treasury at specialty packaging company Avery Dennison’s European Treasury Centre in the Netherlands, talks to TXF about cross border pooling structures and intercompany lending. How can treasury respond to the potentially beneficial changes in US tax regulation and create US/EMEA cross border pooling?
Against the backdrop of increasing risk awareness and an evolving regulatory landscape – Basel IV and PRA consultations – Marilyn Blattner-Hoyle, head of supply chain and trade finance at AIG, talks to TXF about the growing cost benefits to lenders of using private insurance and product simplification.
Potential changes to PRA regulations, IFRS accounting standards and sovereign risk exposures, mean the trade credit insurance landscape will have to evolve. Gary Lowe, head of the credit insurance desk at Standard Chartered, gives his take on these regulatory constraints and what trade credit insurance in a post-Brexit world will look like.
TXF/Clevis' latest survey of 167 capital equipment exporters shows improved delivery year-on-year from all export finance banks. Credit Agricole is cited as top global lender, with Santander and HSBC coming in second and third.
When it takes the same amount of time to underwrite the risks of a power station as a letter of credit, something had to give. Chris Hall, Senior Underwriter, Liberty Specialty Markets discusses Toredo, a web-based platform which moves trade credit insurance underwriting into the digital era