Enigio to participate in the ITFA Webinar "Use of Messaging Options for Exchanging Trade Documents"

On September 29, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) will hold a webinar on the “Use of Messaging Options for Exchanging Trade Documents”. Several high-profile speakers will be discussing the topic of finance messaging options for digital documents. Gunnar Collin, Enigio’s Head of Sales and Marketing is among the participants in this important discussion.


“We share the vision that secures messaging options such as e-banking, SWIFT, EBICS, … have a key role to play in facilitating the adoption of new technologies such as our trace:original solution which leverages electronic signatures and blockchain technologies to produce digital originals.”

Use of financial messaging solutions for trade documents


The webinar will focus on how banks that are involved in trade finance can leverage global finance messaging channels to exchange trade documents. The discussion will also look at how digital originals can be exchanged instead of using only digital copies. New technologies such as DLT will also be explored to look at how they can help bring rapid outcomes into trade finance.


The speakers of the webinar


The webinar will be moderated by the ITFA chair, André Casterman. Other speakers include:

  • Merlin Dowse, Global Product Manager at JP Morgan

  • Valeria Sica, the Managing Director of Global Trade Development at Citi Bank

  • Jon Boran, Associate Director of Trade Innovation at Lloyds Bank

Merlin Dowse commented saying,


“A number of major banks have focused on the use of SWIFT FileAct for trade documents, and we believe it is now time to share our findings with the global community.”

If you want to participate in the webinar, please register through lanika@itfa.org.