Category Archives: IIBLP News

Singapore Introduces Blockchain-Based eCO

IIBLP - Singapore Blockchain eCO

The First Blockchain eCO

In another claimed blockchain-related breakthrough, on 9 May 2018 the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce announced it’s become the world’s first chamber to offer a blockchain-based e-Certificate of Origin (eCO) platform to support the digitalization of trade.

The Certificate of...

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Sanctions: A Primer

Sanctions Primer IIBLP

In this blog post we will explore the topic of Sanctions in a broad sense, and discuss their impact on trade finance. Additionally we'll look at the available means of remaining complaint with sanctions regimes. At the bottom of this page are key resources...

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UCP600 is Here to Stay – Now What?

UCP600 Revision Off the Table

It is no secret to the trade finance community that the Uniform Customs and Practices (UCP600) won't be revised anytime soon. The ICC Executive Committee released a paper over six months ago detailing the results of votes held with National Committee members in...
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FinCEN to Amp up Info Sharing with Program Launch

FinCEN to Bolster Public-Private Cooperation

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury, has taken a major step toward strengthening public-private partnership in efforts to combat financial crime with launch of FinCEN Exchange.

“FinCEN Exchange will bring together...

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Authenticated SWIFT Messages in LC Transactions

SWIFT Messaging

Key Court Case for SWIFT Authentication in LCs

The subject of extensive discussion at the recently concluded 2017 Americas Standby & Guarantee Forum in New York City, the 2001 case of Industrial & Commercial Bank Ltd. v. Banco Ambrosiano Veneto S.P.A....

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