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IFA to Hold International Trade and Factoring Workshop

November 06, 2014, 07:35 AM

The International Factoring Association (IFA) will once again hold its International Trade and Factoring workshop on February 19 and 20, 2015, at the JW Marriott in Miami, Florida. The two day training course will provide a complete guide to developing an in-depth understanding of the key areas of global trade and factoring.

Attendees will walk away with a deep understating of best practices in international trade and factoring as well as insight into the challenges, risks and legal aspects of engaging in cross border business. Attendees will also receive a comprehensive overview of underwriting transactions and understanding clients’ and prospects’ businesses, as well as ideas to better equip business developers when evaluating prospective international business opportunities.

Some of the topics covered will include:

  • Overview of International Trade
  • Delivery Terms
  • Terms of Payment- Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Risks
  • Managing Import/Export Risks
  • Financing In-Transit, Work-in-Progress and Finished Inventory
  • Reverse Factoring
  • Legal Aspects of International Factoring

The IFA is the leading provider of training for the factoring industry and thousands of factoring and secured lending professionals have taken advantage of the IFA’s training programs.  The IFA offers various educational programs taught by industry experts and service providers. 

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Attendees will receive a 50% discount on registration at the 21st Annual Factoring Conference to be held April 15-18, 2015 at The Roosevelt New Orleans.

Headquartered in Avila Beach, California and with over 425 corporate members, the International Factoring Association is the largest association of commercial finance companies in the world.  Members include factoring companies, asset based lenders and other receivables finance companies.  Since 1999, the International Factoring Association has provided a forum for member organizations to meet and discuss issues and concerns, share best practices, disseminate information and promote a single voice to the marketplace.  The principal spokesperson for the factoring and receivables finance industry is the International Factoring Association’s Bert Goldberg. 

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