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Strong response to Fitch’s ‘loophole’ slur against SCF

Controversy continues to surround the negative comments on supply chain finance issues by Fitch Ratings last month.

TradeIx announces two hires for Singapore office

The developer of the TradeIx open blockchain system for trade finance is opening its new office in the city state’s financial district.

BNP Paribas launches SME lending fund in UK

The French bank’s asset management arm has been focusing on increased funding for smaller businesses on both sides of the Channel.

SCF provider Greensill gets $250m boost for expansion

New York p/e group General Atlantic has invested in the UK supply chain finance provider, which has expanded its range of working capital finance products.

Hong Kong to launch blockchain-backed trade finance

A total of 21 banks have signed up to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Ping An initiative to fund smaller businesses, which will launch next month.

Voice of academia: Dr Lydia Bals, Mainz Uni of Applied Sciences

The SCF Community's academic director, Luca Gelsomino, talks to Dr Lydia Bals about her research into sustainable supply chain design (SSCD).