Registration for 2020 examinations
CDCS (Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists) and CSDG (Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees)
Registration is now open for the April 2020 examinations (to be held on 17 or 18 April depending on your location) and closes on 31 January 2020...
eUCP Version 2.0 and eURC Version 1.0 available for download
The ICC has now made available the above supplements to UCP and URC...
The Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (GSCFF) issues new guidance document -Market Practices in Supply Chain Finance: Receivables Discounting Technique
The Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (GSCFF) has released a new guidance document, ‘Market Practices in Supply Chain Finance: Receivables Discounting Technique’...
ICC Financial Crime Risk & Policy Group issue 2 Policy Statements
The ICC has recently issued 2 Policy Statements from the Financial Crime Risk & Policy Group...
ICC releases 2018 Trade Register Report
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has released its 2018 Trade Register report – again highlighting the low risk nature of trade finance in comparison to other asset classes...
ICC issue paper regarding the roll-out and commercialisation of ICC digital rules
On 6 June 2017, the ICC Banking Commission provided a press release announcing the launch of a Working Group to anticipate and accompany the digitalisation of trade finance...
Registration is now open for the October 2019 CDCS examination
Registration for the October 2019 exam is open, applications and payment must be received by LIBF on or before 31 July 2019...
wolfsberg group, icc and baft issue amendment to trade finance principles guidance document
On 24 January 2017, the ICC Banking Commission, the Wolfsberg Group, and the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) jointly released The Wolfsberg Group, ICC and BAFT Trade Finance Principles...
SWIFT Postpones Category 7 Changes (SR 2019) to 2020
Changes to SWIFT Category 7 messages for guarantees and standby letters of credit that had been scheduled to take effect in November 2019 have been deferred to November 2020...
The legal status of electronic bills of lading – an ICC / Clyde & Co Survey
The International Chamber of Commerce Banking Commission, on the recommendation of its Legal Committee, appointed Clyde & Co LLP to conduct a survey on the legal status of eB/Ls, whether in the form of an electronic record or in paper format when converted from an electronic record...