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Another successful webinar from the Middle East branch!
Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020
With 588 registrations from 39 countries, the webinar drew
participants from a variety of functions: shipping & logistics,
trading, banking & financial institutions and liner
The webinar held on 30th May on the topic
Impact of COVID-19 on Trade Finance & International Banking
Practice by Mr. Vincent O'Brien, Director of ICC was jointly
conducted by the International Chamber of Commerce and Institute of
Chartered Shipbrokers, Middle East Branch.
Mr. O'Brien who has over 25 years of experience in trade finance
& related topics and has delivered technical assistance for
Trade Finance in more than 100 countries, kept the audience glued
to their screens with practical scenarios and actual cases.
He graphically explained various special scenarios arising in
documentary credit due to Covid 19 and the banks position in such
The Question and Answer session which followed the presentation
addressed a variety of topics such as Incoterms, Electronic
Documentation, Banks & Documentary Credit, trends in
documentary trade finance and a host of other related issues.
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