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GTC’s Jacob Katsman to present at the London 21-22 May 2014 SWIFT User Conference

Toronto, Canada March 31, 2014 - Jacob Katsman, CEO of GlobalTrade Corporation (GTC) will be presenting on May 22, 2014 during the SWIFT Trade & Supply Chain EMEA User Conference on the topic of MT 798 and corporate adoption of multibank trade platforms. The session will be moderated by Andre Casterman, Global Head Corporate and Supply Chain Markets, SWIFT. Speakers will include Jörgen Holmgren, Director of Corporate Finance, AB Volvo and Urs Kern, Senior Sales Manager - Corporate Business, EMEA, SWIFT.


  • Rationale for exporters to adopt multi-banking solutions for trade
  • Benefits of financial messaging standards such as the MT 798 for trade
  • Role of GTC and SWIFT in supporting a complete global trade solution
  • Feedback from AB Volvo about their experience using a Multi-bank Trade Finance Platform

SWIFT London offices
6th Floor, The Corn Exchange
55 Mark Lane, London EC3R 7NE, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7762 2000


SWIFT is a member-owned cooperative that provides the communications platform, products, and services to connect over 9,000 banking organizations, securities institutions, and corporate customers in 209 countries. SWIFT enables its users to exchange automated, standardized financial information securely and reliably, thereby lowering costs, reducing operational risk, and eliminating operational inefficiencies. SWIFT also brings the financial community together to work collaboratively to shape market practice, define standards, and debate issues of mutual interest. For more information, see

About GTC

GlobalTrade Corporation (GTC) is a software developer and application service provider whose product solutions improve the world of trade finance and trade services. The @GlobalTrade systems help buyers, sellers, traders, and financial institutions communicate faster and more efficiently while reducing risk and improving monitoring and control. Their customers include both business enterprises that need consolidated access to multiple banks as well as financial institutions that require supply chain finance solutions to meet their clients' needs. @GlobalTrade™ is a registered trademark of GlobalTrade Corporation. For more information please visit

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