Patrik Zekkar is speaking at the Annual ITFA Conference

Published: September 6, 2022
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Enigio is proud to sponsor the Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference taking place on September 7-9 in Porto. The Annual ITFA Conference is a key industry event with a clear ambition to drive collaborative developments.

Enigio´s solution trace:original, focusing on digital original documents, contributes with one of the cornerstones for paperless trade as well as reduces friction and supports inclusion. It has the capability to replace all physical paper documents currently in use globally in trade and enables interoperability within, with and between digital trade networks. 

Enigio’s CEO Patrik Zekkar participates in the Fintech Programme – ITFA Conference 2022, which has a great line up of speakers and topics. He will be speaking about Digital assets in trade origination and distribution and Digital guarantees and digital negotiable instruments: 

Digital assets in trade origination and distribution

Much has been said and expected from DLT and blockchain. Members of the ITFA Fintech Committee have been working on specific use cases where digital assets offer new value to trade originators and their clients and counterparties, including end-to-end lifecycle tracking and attracting retail liquidity.

André Casterman, Chair Fintech Committee, ITFA
Patrik Zekkar, CEO, Enigio and member of DNI Initiative
Christoph Gugelmann, Founder and CEO, Tradeteq and member of TFD Initiative

Moderator: Sanne Wass, Banking and Finance reporter, S&P Global Market Intelligence 

Digital guarantees and digital negotiable instruments

Digital documents and instruments are the last mile to complete the trade digitisation journey that we embarked on 25 years ago. How can banks rely on their favorite trade application vendors to operate MLETR-compliant trade flows? Which have been the most relevant legal developments to date? How are logistics operators adopting MLETR for bills of lading?

Matthew Hatton, Senior Product & Innovation Manager, Traxpay and member of DNI Initiative
Merisa Lee Gimpel, Managing Director, Lending, Trade & Working Capital Solution Development, Lloyds Bank and member of DNI Initiative
Joysheel Mitter, Head of Structured Trade and Receivables Finance, Treasury and Trade Solutions EMEA and member of DNI Initiative
Michael Hogan, Managing Director UK, MonetaGo and member of DNI Initiative
Patrik Zekkar, CEO, Enigio and member of DNI Initiative

Moderator: Andre Casterman, Chair Fintech Committee, ITFA 

Interesting reading on the topic: 

Digital bills of exchange

Digital bank guarantees  

Promissory notes – LLoyd’s 


Electronic trade documents coming to the UK: Enigio looks at the impact of digital legislation on bills of exchange (