ICC Rules for Trade - ICC Tools for Trade (ICC Rules for Trade )

Venue: ICC International Headquarters

Location: Paris, IDF, France

Event Date/Time: Oct 21, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 21, 2008
Registration Date: Oct 20, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 19, 2008
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ICC Rules for Trade: ‘ICC Tools for Trade’

Under the auspices of the ICC Banking Commission and the International Finance Corporation (IFC)


The ICC Rules for Trade Workshop will be delivered by trade finance professionals who have significant experience in trade finance operations in emerging and developing markets.

This workshop comprises focused presentations on best practice in structuring trade finance products to support trade to and from emerging markets. The correct application of ICC Rules as an integral part of such trade finance products and operations will provide a practical value added dimension for participants.

Each presentation will be case-driven with practical examples.

Who is this workshop designed for?
*Trade finance operations professionals
*Risk managers
*International banking managers
*Executives involved in negotiating international sales contracts
*Export credit professionals
*Certified Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS)
*Bankers from the emerging markets wanting to establish trade operations
*Bankers wanting to do business with the emerging markets
*Bank business development executives keen to develop new lines of trade business.

Working methods

* Overview of global trade finance tools and techniques
* Case studies on the latest trade finance issues /emerging problems
* Debate amongst participants and speakers during interactive sessions and small working groups
* Participation by expert banking and trade finance professionals.

Conference Chairman
* Vincent O'BRIEN is a long-standing member of the ICC Banking Commission and a member of the ICC’s Guarantee Task Force. Vincent has worked in emerging markets developing trade finance operations in banks in more than 50 countries for more than 20 years. He has lead successful trade facilitation banking projects in emerging markets for the EBRD, the IFC and the ADB. He is the examiner in the Finance of International Trade with the Institute of International Trade of Ireland.

* Gary COLLYER is Technical Advisor to the ICC Banking Commission. He has been chair of the ICC Working Group for the development of the ISP98, the strategy for a revision of UCP500 and a member of the ICC Drafting Groups for the development/revision of URR525, URC522, e-UCP and ISBP. Editor of six ICC opinion publications, he is also an editorial board member of Documentary Credit Insight and Documentary Credit World. He is a regular speaker at ICC and other external seminar events. Until October 31, 2006 Gary was Corporate Director and Global Head of Traditional Trade Services, Trade Finance and Product Delivery for the Transaction Banking Group at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Since 1 November 2006, he has been working under his own company name - Collyer Consulting LLP.

* Pavel ANDRLE is a member of the ICC Banking Commission and was a member of the UCP
Consulting Group. He has delivered trade finance training for major international banks and development agencies and has significant experience in emerging market economies. He is the author of the leading trade finance publication in Central Europe ‘Documentary Credits in Practice’ and is a tutor in trade finance with the electronic Business School International (eBSI)

*Iqbal Ibrahim KARMALLY a Coordinator of the ICC UAE Banking Commission and Head of Trade Finance at Sharjah Islamic Bank. He has been actively involved in trade finance operations for more than 20 years in both spectrums of Trade Financing, i.e., Conventional and Islamic. He provides Trade Finance coaching and mentoring sessions to staff members and corporate customers and to other UAE banks under the umbrella of Banking Institute in UAE which includes candidates sitting the CDCS examinations.

ICC Representative
* Thierry SENECHAL is Policy Manager of the ICC Banking Commission and Financial Services Commission.

IFC Representative
* Bonnie GALAT is the Global Head, GTFP Marketing & Distribution of the IFC - Global Trade Finance Program


38 Cours Albert 1er, 75008

Additional Information

Register online and save 20€ www.iccevents.org Registration before 19 September 2008 Amount (for ICC/IFC members) 240€ (HT) Amount (for non members 340€ (HT) Registration after 19 September 2008 Amount (for ICC/IFC members) 270 € (HT) Amount (for non members 370€ (HT)