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GTR Training: International Trade Finance Masterclass

GTR Training: International Trade Finance Masterclass
A practical analysis of the key issues, risks and challenges


This GTR Training will take place on September 6-7, during GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week 2018.

This concentrated course will provide an intensive and highly interactive analysis of the practical, operational and regulatory risks in international trade, documentary credits and commodities. It will explain how international trade is financed and consider the key principles that need to be adhered to and understood. It will also provide an analysis, of the main trade products and assess when and where they are appropriate to use.

Brochure now available!

Use this early booking discount code: EBD10 to receive 10% off this course! Valid until April 20.

What to expect:

  • In-depth practical training exercises
  • Bespoke practical case studies together with a consideration of over 30 trade finance court cases
  • Address the roles of the parties involved, their responsibilities and obligations
  • Consider the wide spectrum of risks; regulatory, operational, and credit that must be considered
  • An analysis of fraud in international trade
  • An assessment of specialised credits: Red and green clause credits, transferable credits, back-to-back credits

Who should attend?
The course is designed for individuals at all levels and will enable participants to develop an understanding of the most significant areas in the provision of trade finance.

  • Trade, export and commodity finance practitioners
  • Corporate bank relationship managers
  • Staff within compliance, credit, audit and risk management functions
  • Relationship managers within financial institutions
  • Documentary credits and trade operations personnel
  • Shipping and insurance specialists


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Meet your trainer:

John Turnbull, CEO of Certis International is a senior banker and trade finance specialist with 35 years experience of origination, negotiation, structuring, risk management and regulation of the full range of international trade transactions. Formerly joint general manager and global head of structured trade and commodity finance at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, John has acted as expert witness in a number of high-profile trade finance legal cases. He was co-Chair of the ICC Banking Commission Consulting Group on the most recent revision of the UCP/ISBP, former chair of the Association of Foreign Banks Trade Finance Committee, Chairman of the ICC UK Banking Committee and member of the ICC Banking Commission Global Financial Crime Committee and of the joint ICC/Wolfsberg Committee. Representative on many national and international trade committees and boards including the US division of the International Energy Credit Association, the IECA Europe Committee and the editorial board of GTR magazine.

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Address: Sands Expo & Convention Centre (Room TBC) , Singapore




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Standard Rate: SG$ 2,995

Add code EBD10 before you check out to receive 10% off early booking discount! Valid until August 3.

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