Christian Hausherr, European Product Head of Supply Chain Finance at Deutsche Bank, has taken over as chair of the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (GSCFF).
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 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.
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.
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.
The Supply Chain Finance Community is asking readers of SCF Briefing to participate in the 2018 SCF Barometer, a joint initiative with PwC.
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.
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).