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Meet and discuss with around 500 of the leading Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantee practitioners and experts from various sectors and from some 50 countries.

15th Global Conference on Bank Guarantees (20 – 21 May 2019)

For more than a decade ICC Austria has hosted this annual Global Conference on Bank Guarantees attended every year by practitioners from almost 50 countries.

This year’s topics include amongst others include: Country Issues: Georgia, The new ISDGP, Insurance vs Bank vs Corporate Guarantees, Bank Guarantees on the Blockchain, Corporates’ perspective STRABAG, The new SWIFT Form: friend or foe?, Drafting: Counter-Guarantees, Recent developments & local jurisdictions, Arbitration in Guarantee matters, Compliance and Sanctions’ update, Wolfsberg new guidance on correspondent banks’s sanctions screening

The Essentials of Commodity Financing (22 May 2019)

This course will provide an intensive and interactive analysis of the practical and operational risks in the finance of International Trade and Commodities. It will explain how international commodity trade is financed and consider the key principles that need to be adhered to and understood. It will also provide an analysis, of the main trade products and assess when and where they are appropriate to use.

Case Studies on Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantees (22 May 2019)

Case studies for not only LC specialist but also Bank Guarantee experts to discuss their challenges with our their fellow colleagues. The day is designed to foster mutual understanding among the different specialist and will further address the corporates’ perspective on trade finance instruments. As usual, difficult and exceptional cases are presented from the bankers, commodity traders, forwarders and insurance point of view.
Send your own cases – anonymously if you like – to be analysed and discussed.

The case study session became increasingly popular over the recent years, so please kindly note that submission will be handled on a first come, first serve basis. Do not miss the chance to have your case discussed and hand it in early.

14th Global conference on Letters of Credit (23 – 24 May 2019)

With ICC Austria’s “Global Conference on Letters of Credit” you conquer the challenges of modern trade and stay up to date on recent developments as well as practice and meet your peers from some 50 countries.

This year’s topics include amongst others: What’s new in FinTech, Compliance and Sanctions update, Wolfsberg new guidance on correspondent banks’s sanctions screening, Everything you need to know about: Warehouse inspections, Silent confirmations, UPAS (usance payable at first sight) and other forms of discounting under LCs, eUCP and eURC, Irrevocable reimbursement undertakings, Drafts friend or foe?, Understanding Islamic Finance, Shipping industry up-date, Discuss the ICC opinions.

CDCS/CSDG: CDCS® and CSDG® holders attending will earn 6 PDUs per day.

For Speakers, Content and Registration please check for details: Brochure