International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Bangladesh, The world business organization, will organize jointly with ICC Austria a five-day Trade Finance Week to be held Virtually on 14-18 June 2021, 5:00-8:00 pm (Bangladesh Time) from Vienna, Austria. The International Trade Finance Week consists of three parts: i) 16th Global Conference on Bank Guarantees; ii ) Practical Case Studies: ICC Banking Commission Opinion 2020/202; and iii) 15th Global Conference on Letters of Credit.
The Conference will be of significant benefits to trade finance officials of Bangladesh Banks, commercial banks and other international trade professionals to understand EU requirements for international trade finance as well as to learn about the problems and probable actions to be taken to resolve those.
Certified Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS®) and Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG®) will get 15 Professional Development Unit (PDUs) for re-certification.
It is our pleasure to announce that internationally acclaimed experts on trade finance who will be speakers at the five day Conference will include, among others: Petra Bischoff, 27 years of experience in Trade Finance Group Treasury VW AG, Specialist for VW Trade Finance and Logistics; Neil Chantry, Independent Consultant on Trade Finance & Compliance, UK; Thomas Claus, Director of Trade Finance Group Treasury VW AG. Nataliya Frolova, Independent consultant, UK; Andrea Hauptmann, Senior Global Consultant in Trade Finance, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Austria; Gabriele Katz, (invited) Director, Deutsche Bank AG, Germany; Glenn Ransier, Head of Documentary Trade and SBLCs, Wells Fargo, USA; Christina Elisabeth Seierup, Vice President, Trade Finance Operations, Dankse Bank AS, Denmark; Nawid Saboori, Ghazanfar Bank, Afghanistan. Don Smith, President, Global Trade Advisory, Ltd., USA; Hugo Verschoren, Hugo Verschoren, independent consultant, and owner of goVer Trading Technologies; Martin Wolfbauer, International Legal Department of STRABAG Group (CML).