New York School of Trade Finance

Euromoney Learning
Training overview
Professional Course
5 days

Course description

New York School of Trade Finance

The London School of Trade Finance provides practical, in-depth coverage of international trade and commodity finance, with particular emphasis on risk assessment, problem solving techniques and deal structuring throughout a corporate’s trade cycle.

This five-day programme explores the importance of Incoterms® rules, commercial contract, the nature of trade documentation, how to maintain control over the goods, the risks faced by exporters, importers and banks, and provides a comprehensive overview of the key trade products to include the parties, mechanics, risk mitigating features, optimal structuring techniques and financing solutions.

Through practical examples, you will examine the effective and appropriate use of structured financing techniques to meet the corporate’s needs for optimal working capital solutions, whilst satisfying the bank’s requirement for controlled lending and credit support. You will also learn about the conflicting needs of buyer and seller and how trade finance provides risk mitigation and working capital solutions for both the exporter and importer.

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Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • Trade, export and commodity finance executives
  • Import and export managers
  • Corporate bank relationship managers
  • Staff within credit and risk management functions
  • Relationship managers within Financial Institutions
  • Trade operations personnel

Training content

After attending this interactive and highly practical 5-day training course you will know:

  • When and how to use trade finance effectively
  • The importance of the commercial contract, Incoterms® and trade documentation
  • How to identify and mitigate trade risk
  • How to construct a trade cycle time line to evaluate type, amount and duration of trade finance
  • The various methods of payment, their use, and risks to the buyer, seller and the financier
  • How to identify when and how trade finance products should be used
  • The risks, benefits and legal aspects of each of the trade finance products
  • The key aspects and structuring techniques of receivables finance
  • The key supply chain finance solutions and when they should be used
  • How to apply credit enhancement techniques, ECA support and evaluate credit insurance
  • The operation and risk considerations of on demand bonds and standby letters of credit
  • How to identify client needs and to satisfy these through the use of trade finance
  • How to gather information to thoroughly assess and evaluate a trade proposition
  • How to structure a trade finance facility to mitigate risk, to follow the goods and the money and to get the deal approved
  • Why trade finance is an alternative to balance sheet lending assessment
  • The regulatory developments in trade finance
  • The structures, products and risk management techniques in commodity trade finance
  • How to formulate a customer winning proposition
  • How to apply AML, sanctions and fraud based risk assessment techniques


The course uses extensive case studies and exercises to develop the understanding of attendees in a practical and engaging way across a range of scenarios on the identification of risk, risk mitigation, structuring techniques and providing optimal working capital solutions for the bank and the corporate.

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