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Highlights for the 2014 Insuring Export Credit & Political Risk Convention

Evolving Patterns in Global Political Risk

A panel of users and and providers of credit insurance will discuss the current global economic and political climate and this how is impacting exporters, investors and financiers of international trade, as well as how the PRI market can best respond to this.

Featuring:

• Price Lowenstein, SOVEREIGN RISK INSURANCE
• Simon Sayer, DEUTSCHE BANK
• Pedro Neves, ANDRADE GUTIERREZ
• Mauricio Toledano, EUROFINSA


Addressing the Challenge of Long Term Funding of Trade

A discussion of current liquidity and availability of finance from traditional providers - commercial banks - and how the industry can respond to the core funding challenge it faces


ECAs Beyond the Financial Crisis

A discussion of the changed and changing architecture of international export credits focusing on the sustainability of various ECA models and the potential for competition between ECAs

Featuring:

• Jim Cruse, US EXIM
• Man-Ik Jang, KSURE 
• Karin Apelman, EKN
• Benjamin Philippaerts, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

 


Product Innovation, Policy Language & Capacity in the Private Credit & PRI Market

Leading insurers from the private credit & PRI industry discuss important market developments and their predictions and priorities for the year ahead including an assessment of how brokers and reinsurers are viewing the market, and the regulatory and competitive issues facing underwriters


Export Support for SMEs

A panel of ECAs, Financiers and SMEs will discuss availability and pricing of finance as well as access to export advice, risk mitigation and support, as well as how the market can help to drive this sector.

 

Featuring:

• Xavier Laurent, COFACE
• Matthias Wietbrock, NORTHSTAR EUROPE S.A.
• Daniel Geismar, GEISMAR

 


Developing Trade & Investment in the Middle East

A roundtable discussion of prospects for the Middle East, in the context of on-going conflict in the region as well as views on how the insurance market is developing and different approaches to underwriting in the Arab world


ECA Securitisation Guarantees

ECAs, export finance banks and capital markets investors discuss how the export finance product can be developed to increase liquidity and availability of finance

 

Featuring:

• Kai Preugschat, UNICREDIT
• Georg Grodzki, LEGAL & GENERAL
• Bert Bruning, ATRADIUS DSB


Berne Union President's Address

Recently appointed President, Dan Riordan will give an update on initiatives, business flows and commitments amongst Berne Union members


Sub-Saharan Africa: The Next Economic Tiger?

A mixed panel of experts from across the industry will discuss trends in investments to Africa and discuss potential opportunities and risks for these investments


Guest Keynote: Global Economic Prospects Post Quantitative Easing

Our guest speaker this year will address the theme of the impact of Western fiscal policy in the wake of the financial crisis




Why Not Also Attend Our Sister Event in Singapore in June

The 3rd Annual

Insuring Export Credit & Political Risk Asia

Dates to be confirmed


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(updated 15 September 2014)