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About Mike Hewitt

Managing Director at Adaugeo Media

Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank joins Marco Polo network

By |October 16th, 2018|

Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank, which plans to launch in 2019, has become the latest financial institution to join the Marco Polo Network, the network of commercial banks in the trade finance market using the TradeIX platform and R3’s blockchain platform, Corda.

American Express enters SCF market with Early Pay launch

By |October 13th, 2018|

American Express has signaled its intention to take a larger slice of the supply chain finance market with the launch of Early Pay, a supply chain finance and dynamic discounting solution.

Oudart quits ADB for supplier finance role at BNP Paribas

By |October 4th, 2018|

Sabine Oudart, relationship manager for the SCF risk distribution program at the Asian Development Bank in Singapore, has left to join BNP Paribas as director, supply chain finance.

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Comparing the costs and benefits of Supply Chain Finance schemes

By |September 27th, 2018|

Cost is the main barrier to the widespread adoption of more advanced supplier finance techniques, according to a study by The Supply Chain Finance Community.

Your chance to contribute to the Supply Chain Finance Barometer

By |October 2nd, 2018|

The Supply Chain Finance Community is asking readers of SCF Briefing to participate in the 2018 SCF Barometer, a joint initiative with PwC.

Are services firms becoming wary of SCF after Carillion fallout?

By |September 27th, 2018|

Facilities management firm Mitie has said that its net debt will be around £40m more than expected in the first half year as use of its supply chain finance scheme is reduced.

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UK government arm chooses Taulia for supply chain finance

By |August 23rd, 2018|

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS), which handles procurement for UK government departments, has signed a £30m contract with Taulia.

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

By |August 16th, 2018|

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

UK’s Crown Commercial Service to headline at SCF Forum 2018

By |September 17th, 2018|

Matthew Sparkes of the UK's Crown Commercial Service, is to speak for the first time about his organisation's Supplier Early Payment Programme (SEPS).

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SCF Forum Asia: Lenovo looks to build its own SCF Platform

By |May 24th, 2018|

The news that Lenovo may build its own SCF solution was just one indication of a new seriousness about SCF revealed at the SCF Community’s second annual SCF Forum Asia