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Nov 11—13, 2019
3 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 3599 ≈USD 4668
GBP 1199 per day
Apr 21—23, 2020
3 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 3599 ≈USD 4668
GBP 1199 per day


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About the course

This course opens up the communication channels between credit managers and trade finance managers. You will return to work fully aware of the best risk mitigation and internal communication techniques, ready to do business in a safe and prudent manner. After three intensive days, you will have a full working knowledge of:

  • A payment, negotiation, acceptance, confirmation and deferred payment credit
  • The UCP-ICC 600 rules
  • International documentation
  • Standbys and international guarantees
  • Back to back, front to back and event-triggered finance
  • The mechanics of discounting, forfaiting and factoring
  • Pre-shipment and pre-export risk assessment
  • International contract financing
  • Marketing trade finance – internal and external

How You Will Learn

Case studies and exercises illustrate the recent developments in this trillion-dollar business

Exercises: Delegates use UCP ICC 600 to solve documentation and discrepancy issues; Delegates use L/Cs and guarantees to structure a solution for a client in an emerging market country buying an oil by-product

Workshops: Bondtrade: Delegates evaluate the risk; Product Innovation: Delegates solve the problem of an international contract-based deal without L/Cs but using banks to confirm a payment

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Howard Palmer

Howard Palmer is a globally recognised specialist in international trade finance and all areas of banking within the emerging markets. Starting his banking career as a graduate trainee at London and Continental Bankers, Howard specialised in Letters of Credit, forfaiting and the first countertrad...


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