ICC Banking Commission Technical Meeting 2020

28 Oct 2020

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Time Zone (CET)

The ICC Banking Commission is delighted to invite members and National Committees to the ICC Banking Commission Technical Meeting to be held virtually on 28 October 2020.

This year’s Technical Meeting will bring together ICC Banking Commission international experts to discuss key regulatory topics affecting the trade finance industry. Banking Commission work streams will each present updates on progress to date offering the opportunity to discuss broader industry progress, challenges, innovations and techniques.

Monday 19 to Thursday 29 October 2020
Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Time zone (CET)

Monday 19 to Thursday 29 October 2020

11:00 – 16:30

Task Force & Working Group Meetings 

(Restricted to group members)

Click here to download the list of task force and working group meetings


Opening Remarks

  • Daniel Schmand, Chair, ICC Banking Commission and Global Head of Trade Finance, Deutsche Bank


ICC Banking Commission News and Updates

Join us for an update on external engagement and development of policy work program in post-Covid as well as an overview of the current priorities of the ICC Banking Commission.   

  • Andrew Wilson, Permanent Observer to the UN, ICC
  • David Bischof, Deputy Director, Finance for Development, ICC 


Highlight - ICC Digital Trade Standards Initiative (DSI)

  • Oswald Kuyler, Managing Director, ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI),  interviewed by David Bischof, Deputy Director, Finance for Development, ICC 


Comfort Break

11:15 – 13:15

Reports from ICC Banking Commission task forces and working groups on progress to date

  1. Institutional Investors in Trade Finance (IITF), Alexander Malaket and Surath Sengupta, Co-chairs
  2. Legal Entity Identifier Working group, Gerard Hartsink, Chair
  3. Working Group on Digitalisation in Trade Finance, Michael Vrontamitis and Alexander Goulandris, Co-Chairs
  4. Task Force on Financial Crime Risk & Policy, Graham Baldock and Graham Finding, Co-chairs
  5. Global Supply Chain Finance Forum, Christian Hausherr, Chair
  6. Global Export Finance Forum, Jonathan Joseph-Horne, Chair
  1. Market Intelligence, Alexander Malaket, Chair

Q/A session 1 (5min)

  1. Working Group on Sustainable Trade Finance, Roberto Leva and Harriette Resnick, Co-Chairs
  2. ICC Trade Register, Krishnan Ramadurai, Chair
  3. Working Group on Regulatory Advocacy, Henri d'Ambrières, Chair
  4. Legal Committee, Georges Affaki, Chair
  5. Task Force on Guarantees, Andrea Hauptmann, Chair
  6. Successors in Trade (SIT), Ruediger Geis, Chair
  7. Working Group for Standard Banking Practices for Demand Guarantees, Georges Affaki and Glenn Ransier, Co-Chairs

Q/A session 2 (5min)

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 – 15:30

Presentation of the ISDGP draft followed by Q&A

After two drafts being issued to NCs for comments, the Working Group on the ISDGP for URDG 758 will present the salient features of the ongoing draft, seek guidance on potential policy orientations, and answer questions from Commission members

Presented by:

  • Andrea Hauptmann, Chair, Task Force on Guarantees
  • Georges Affaki and Glen Ransier, Co-Chairs, Working Group for Standard Banking Practices for Demand Guarantees

15:30 – 15:35

Summary of ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting


Closing Remarks

Registration: free of charge for ICC members and National Committees

Online: Full instructions will be provided upon registration. 

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For more information, please contact:

Paulina Martinez

Project Manager

Tel. +33 (0)1 49 53 30 23

Tomasch Kubiak


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Sandra Sanchez-Nery

Sponsorship Manager

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