Fintech Conference - Impact of Trade Finance on Local Banks in Europe

wed27oct4:30 pmwed6:00 pmFintech Conference - Impact of Trade Finance on Local Banks in EuropeTRADE FINANCE IS CHANGING, WHAT WILL BE THE IMPACT ON LOCAL BANKS IN EUROPE?

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About the project

The COVID-19 pandemic has been unprecedented, leading to greater geopolitical uncertainties and increased market turbulence. The adoption of new business models becomes the focus as banks compete to stay relevant and future-proof their international trade and supply-chain finance business, especially for smaller banks. Trade Finance is changing, join our panel discussion with experts from all over Europe to understand the impact on local banks in Europe.


27 October 2021 16:30-18:00



4.30 pm     

Steven Sprague – President @ The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

                   Opening Remarks


Chris Wordsworth – First Secretary, Economic Governance, @ British Embassy in Rome

                   UK-Italy: The Outlook of Financial Services


5.00 pm

Panel Conversation – Is Italy ready for the new Trade Finance norm of digitization?

Brian Edmondson – Global Solution Lead of Trade and Working Capital Finance @ Finastra

Stefano Ferrari – Trade Finance Director @ Crédit Agricole CIB

Pasquale Sorgentone – CEO @ Business Changers  

Aaron Pugliesi – Secretary General & CEO @ The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy [MODERATOR]


5.30 pm      View from the Fintech Ecosystem

Maurizio Bernardo – Chairman @ Assofintech

Claudia Segre – President @ Global Thinking Foundation


5.45 pm      Q&A


The webinar will be held in English. Registration Required:

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(Wednesday) 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm