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Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference

Thursday 31 May 2018

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Date: Thursday 31 May 2018
Conference: 8am until 5.45pm (start time 9am)
Networking drinks: 5.45pm until 7.45pm

Register your place for the our first Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference, hosted at The London Institute of Banking & Finance in collaboration with our partners The Institute of International Banking Law and Practice (IIBLP) and Coastline Solutions. This conference is held in conjunction with the internationally recognised Certificate in Trade Finance Compliance (CTFC).

Who should attend?
This event is for banking professionals where their role is impacted, in some way, by the international issues and developments in trade finance compliance, whether in trade operations, relationship management, bank Audit and Compliance and risk.

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Topics and discussions

  • Global news stories and current trends in trade finance compliance.
  • Key concerns facing banks and their customers.
  • Guidelines and best practices, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Wolfsberg update.
  • Governmental/regulatory focus and collaboration on trade finance compliance.
  • The evolving role and importance of technology and automation.

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International expert speakers

  • Professor James Byrne – Institute of International Banking Law & Practice
  • Neil Chantry – Consultant and industry expert
  • Chris Coutinho – Bank of London & The Middle East
  • John Edwards – Bank Leumi (UK)
  • Ajay Kumar – Citibank
  • Kamola Makhmudova – European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Simon Ring – Pole Star

  • Sven Bates – Baker & McKenzie
  • Lisa Chin – HSBC
  • Raj Desai – Pelican
  • Graham Finding - HSBC
  • Charles Kuhn – Clyde & Co
  • Byron McKinney – Accuity
  • John Turnbull – Certis International
  • Geoffrey Wynne – Sullivan & Worcester
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