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LIBF Trade Finance Podcast

LIBF Trade Finance Podcast

By LIBF
Stay ahead in the world of trade finance with our podcast featuring interviews and insights from leading figures in trade finance. The views expressed on this podcast are not necessarily those of The London Institute of Banking & Finance. For recertification purposes, some of these podcasts are worth 1 CPD hour - please check the episode description.
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Episode 11: What issues will the trade industry face in 2022?
In this episode, Alex Gray talks to Klisman Murati, Founder and CEO of Pareto Economics, on the biggest issues the trade industry and wider financial institutions will face in 2022. They focus on the differences between geopolitical and political risk, climate change, supply chains and many more topics. They also reflect on what they discussed previously in episode four of this podcast back in April 2020 and assess how things have changed specifically around the effect of COVID19. As discussed in this episode, Pareto Economics latest Global Power Index 2021 Report can be found here - https://bit.ly/3ymh9tA Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin, Twitter and on Facebook. For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 1 CPD hour
53:28
December 13, 2021
Episode 10: The history of globalisation and the intricacies of supply chains, a conversation with Marc Levinson
In this episode, Alex Gray, Head of Trade and Transaction Banking at LIBF, talks to Marc Levinson, Author of Outside the Box, about the different stages of globalisation throughout history, the formation of supply (or value) chains and the differences internationally. Looking to the future, they also discuss COP26 and climate change and how it's impacting supply chains globally. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin, Twitter and on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 0.5 CPD hour
35:06
November 12, 2021
Episode 9: What is the ITPP and what does it take to be successful within it?
Alex Gray, Head of Trade and Transaction Banking at LIBF, talks to Natasha Roston, Trade Finance Global, and Mohamed Elnaggar, National Bank of Egypt, on the International Trade Professionals Programme (ITPP). In partnership with Trade Finance Global, the ITPP enables international trade professionals to write for Trade Finance Global’s award-winning publications. More information here. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin, Twitter and on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF
41:54
August 05, 2021
Episode 8: What are the key risk indicators in trade based money laundering? (After show)
In this episode, our Head of Trade and Transaction Banking, Alex Gray, talks to Specialist Consultant Neil Chantry. To view the webinar of the same name and speakers that precedes this episode go to libf.ac.uk/webinars Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin, Twitter and on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 0.5 CPD hour
27:58
April 22, 2021
Episode 7: Supply Chain Finance: transactional finance or smoke and mirrors?
In this episode, our Head of Trade and Transaction Banking, Alex Gray, talks to John Bugeja and Lionel Taylor from Trade Advisory Network. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin, Twitter and on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 1 CPD hour
47:25
April 14, 2021
Episode 6: Insights into Indonesia with Ainsley Mann, Scottish Trade Envoy and Chris Wren, Executive Director at BritCham Indonesia
In this episode, our Head of Trade and Transaction Banking, Alex Gray, talks to Scottish Trade envoy to Indonesia Ainsley Mann and Executive Director at BritCham Indonesia, Chris Wren. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin and on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 1 CPD hour
55:50
February 23, 2021
Episode 5: Echithran Fernando, LIBF's most qualified Trade graduate
In this episode, our Head of Trade and Transaction Banking, Alex Gray, talks to Echithran Fernando, Senior Manager, Trade Finance Product at Scotia Bank. They discuss Echithran's career journey and his numerous qualifications (five out of six LIBF Trade Finance qualifications!) and the industry as a whole too.  Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin and on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF
32:13
September 22, 2020
Episode 4: Geopolitical consequences of Covid-19 - Discussion with Klisman Murati of Pangea Wire Group
In this episode, our Head of Trade and Transaction Banking, Alex Gray, talks to Klisman Murati of Pangea Wire Group. They discuss the long term knock-on effects of the virus, its impact on all types of supply chains and consumer behaviour throughout the industry. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications and get involved in the conversation by following us on Linkedin and on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 1 CPD hour
53:26
April 27, 2020
Episode 3: Coronavirus and the future of digitisation with Chris Southworth at ICC
In this episode, our Head of Trade and Transaction Banking, Alex Gray, talks to Chris Southworth from the ICC. They talk about digitalisation in trade finance. the ICC's work around the world and the effect of Covid-19 throughout the industry. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 0.5 CPD hour
33:05
March 20, 2020
Episode 2: Creating a new regulatory environment for a new global trade and finance reality
On this week’s podcast, we hear from Daniel Schmand talking about the future of trade finance and digitisation. Daniel was a speaker at the World Conference of Banking Institutes that we ran last year with leaders and experts from across the financial services industry to talk about the innovation, challenges and the future of banking and finance. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 0.5 CPD hour
29:41
February 07, 2020
Episode 1: Celebrating 21 years of CDCS
This year marks the 21st birthday of our Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS), which was created in 1999 by BAFT and The London Institute of Banking & Finance to professionalise the practice of issuing documentary letters of credit and checking presentations. In this podcast our trade finance experts David Morrish and Michael Backhouse look back over some of the highlights of the last 21 years and talk about the role documentary credit specialists play in international trade. Learn more about our trade finance qualifications. Follow us on Twitter at @studyLIBF For recertification purposes, this podcast is worth 0.5 CPD hour
30:36
January 22, 2020