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Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference Online

19-20 May 2021


Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference

Compliance in trade finance is an ever-growing and ever-shifting landscape. 

The changing regulatory environment, the impact of trade sanctions on organised crime and the use of technology to counter trade-based financial crime are just some of the major topics that will be discussed at the Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference (ATFCC).

This online event brings together leading experts, regulators and global trade compliance practitioners from across the globe to discuss the latest industry trends and hot topics. 

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Date: 19-20 May 2021.

Who should attend?

This event is for all professionals whose roles are impacted by the international issues and developments in trade finance compliance.

How is the event being held?

It’s going to be hosted online by The London Institute of Banking & Finance in collaboration with our partners, The Institute of International Banking Law and Practice (IIBLP) and Coastline Solutions.



Register your place  


Agenda key topics

Day 1

  • Top news and trends in trade and trade based financial crime
  • Maritime update
    • Automatic Identification System (AIS)
    • vessel registration
    • regulatory expectations
  • KYC
    • whose customer is it?
    • cross border privacy laws
    • Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)
  • Tales from the trenches, first-hand experiences

Day 2

  • Trade-based money laundering
    • price checking
    • time for suspicious transaction/ activity report (STR/SAR) reporting standards?
    • regulatory expectations
  • Trade sanctions
    • Biden Administration 100 day report card
  • Technology and trade based financial crimes
    • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • virtual training
  • Containerisation and false red flags
  • Trade fraud in 2021, hindsight is 20/20
    • Asian commodities fraud
    • Covid-19
View the full schedule.

This conference is held in association with the internationally recognised Certificate in Trade Finance Compliance (CTFC). 

CTFC has been designed to help trade finance professionals:

  • identify the best practices for exercising due diligence in trade transactions,
  • gain the knowledge required to prevent trade-based financial crime, and
  • progress your career.

Considering enhancing your trade finance compliance knowledge? Register to study CTFC before 14 May and receive a free pass to ATFCC – worth US $299! For more information please contact trade@libf.ac.uk.
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