Report from the 4th Joint credit insurance and factoring industries working group meeting

Tuesday 29 January 2019

The 4th Joint credit insurance and factoring industries working group meeting was held this past Wednesday 23rd June at the head office of the Berne Union in London. The meeting was held to discuss important issues facing the receivables finance industry and the importance of the symbiotic relationship between the two. Issues relating to new regulations that can have an adverse impact on the industry was discussed, along with enhancing education and advocacy. Half of the meeting was dedicated to Africa, and how credit insurance and factoring can work together there to increase the penetration rate of receivables finance on the continent.

On the picture from left to right: Alastair McLeod (JLT Group), Bert Van Haagen (Atradius), Enga Kameni (Afreximbank), Vinco David (Berne Union), Çagatay Baydar (FCI Chairman), Robert Nijhout (ICISA), Kanayo Awani (Afreximbank), Laurent Gourevich (Coface), Marco Nindl (EBRD), Aysen Cetintas (FCI), Peter Mulroy (FCI), Madeleine Best (Euler Hermes), Sean Edwards (ITFA Chairman)