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Digitization of Trade Finance Flows
Webinar – April 12, 2016 @ 11am EST / 8am PST Completed

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Learn how you can bring efficiency to your company by digitizing handling of letters of credit and bank guarantees using SWIFT and a multi-bank trade finance platform. Hear how Nokia Corporation, has improved its trade finance operations and risk management using technology and best practices and how quickly banks are adopting the use of SWIFT MT 798 messages.

Date: April 12, 2016


11am EST / 8am PST

  • Jari Hänninen, Head of Structured Finance, Credit Products, NOKIA
  • Fran Martel, Trade Product Manager, Citi
  • Jacob Katsman, CEO, GlobalTrade Corporation
  • Nadine Louis, Market Manager, Corporate and Supply Chain Markets, SWIFT
  • Andrew Hazen, Regional Director, Corporates, SWIFT
  • Who should attend:     Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Credit Manager, Supply Chain and Trade Finance Managers and Operations personnel dealing with documentary credits, bank guarantees and credit facilities.

    About the initiative:     Over 1,500 corporates are able to communicate with their banks worldwide using SWIFT’s single, secure and standardized messaging platform including the MT798 messages for trade finance processing (LCs, Guarantees). Top trade and supply finance banks are supporting these trade finance messages and offer their customers straight through processing. Adoption of MT 798 messages is growing in the market and now your company can enjoy the benefits of latest technology and SWIFT messaging standards.

    For inquiries please contact:
    Andrew Hazen, Regional Director, SWIFT. | +1 212 455 1865
    Olga Schwarzkopf, Business Development Manager, GTC, | +1 416 661 8520