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CPEs: 24
Instructor: Dennis Cox
Level: Intermediate
Tuition: £2,245.00
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NEW Credit Risk in Trade Finance & Cross-Border Finance in Banking CORP020

Location: London, Europe, USA East Coast Time Zones

First Date: June 16-18 2021

Duration: 3 days/24 hours

Programme Director: Dennis Cox

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Venue Details

Experience the highly-interactive expert-led social learning through Virtual Classroom via Cisco WebEx from Risk Reward.

All our 2021 Virtual Classroom events feature shared (or discrete) live chat between delegates and the expert, participate in topical surveys, polling questions, group exercises and case studies for a tried -and- true engaging and gratifying learning experience.

"Thanks to the Instructor for keeping this course interesting and give real life examples on how to use the financial tools we learned about into practise. "
Accounting Manager, Industrial Corporation, Saudi Arabia
Agenda Highlights

Session 1:  Credit Risk Overview

Session 2:  Financial documents

Session 3:  Documentary Credits

Session 4:  Special Arrangements

Session 5:  Bonds and Risk Mitigation

Session 6:  Export Agencies

Session 7:  Trade finance – the Key Role

Session 8:  Integrated short-term import finance structures

Session 9:  Problem Issues

Session 10: The Future


"Great impact in executing my duties as member of the Board of Directors of a finance/bank corporation."
Board Director, European Bank, UK

Explore trade finance and international trade with an international banker, chartered accountant and global risk expert to consider the risks involved and how these can be mitigated in practice in the post-Covid economic environment.

The focus of this back- by-popular-demand course is on the nature of the products available and how they can be used in practice while understanding the nature of the issues, parties, risks and controls, and processes involved.


"[The trainer] was very knowledgeable and able to give opinions across a wide variety of subjects. Very well informed. "
Credit risk manager, Japanese Bank, New York, USA
Who Should Attend

Designed for credit and finance professionals in banks and financial institutions together with risk management, sales, vendor management and internal audit management and staff.

Additional Course Information

What Does It Cover?

Credit risk and international issues, The nature of the international finance market, The products available, The role of guarantees , Focusing on the nature of the underlying transactions, Identifying client needs, Traditional working capital or trade finance: assessing suitability, Key risks in international trade and how they are mitigated, Credit risk in trade finance, Correspondent banking and its risks, Incoterms, their role and contents, SWIFT and confirmation processes, Controls in a SWIFT environment,, Mechanics of bills of exchange and promissory notes, Discounting bills and notes, improving client cash flow, Benefits of transactional control, Removing commercial and economic risks, Recourse and without recourse transactions, Commercial documents and asset title, Dynamics of the risk cycle, Understanding payment risk in international trade, Documentary Collections, Understanding the mechanics and risks for all parties, Revocable, irrevocable, unconfirmed, confirmed, Payment terms – sight, deferred payment, acceptance, negotiation, Raising post-shipment finance – discount/negotiate/purchase, Silent confirmations, Controls over trade finance, Monitoring and reporting, Reconciliations and diary management, Dealing with differences, Payment risks and controls, Revolving trade finance facilities and continual monitoring and much more.

Learning Objectives

Delegates will gain an understanding of the specialist technical, behavioural and processes involved in each type of international trade finance and product, the risks involved, and the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved, their appropriateness and effectiveness in different scenarios towards a rounded understanding of the risks and issues that arise in this important area, including

    • The changes to trade finance and the market
    • The role of Incoterms
    • The nature of financial documents
    • The key elements and risk associated with trade finance
    • The risk mitigation available
    • The role of export agencies




Social Learning & Methods

Highly interactive expert-led intensive presentation, Q&A, group real-time in-depth case studies, regulation and discussion supported by key principles and theory. The virtual learning platform uses safe, industry preferred encrypted Cisco WebEx to optimize live face-to-face visual interaction, discrete chat, for polling and quizzes.

(An invitation via email with access link is included for all participants.)



NEW Credit Risk in Trade Finance & Cross-Border Finance in Banking

Course Fee

Early Bird Discounts of 10% available by May 1, 2021

Course Fee (per person):
GBP £2,245.00 (+ UK VAT when applicable)

Number of delegates:

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