Supply-Chain Financing

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  • Location: ICC Headquarters, Paris
  • Date: 04/10/2012 - 05/10/2012
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Language: English

Supply Chain Financing

Supply-Chain Financing

With the climate of volatility during this economic crisis, innovations in working capital solutions are more vital now than ever before. That is why ICC and its Banking Commission are focusing today on the establishment of new financial solutions that will enable corporates to maintain a resilient supply chain.

Conference highlights

This conference will provide a unique opportunity to learn from experienced corporates and bankers about their visions and strategies in the new area of supply chain finance. You can expect insight and commentary on a wide range of issues: streamlining of trade finance operations, the changing landscape from the BPO perspective, the impact of the regulatory environment, dealing with logistical hurdles, etc.

Who should attend?

CFOs, Corporate credit and risk managers, corporate treasurers, bankers, insurers, consultants and vendors active in trade and supply chain finance.

Thursday 4 October 2012 (09.00-18.00)

Invoice-based supply chain finance techniques

Morning Sessions

  • Welcome addresses
  • Evolution of trade finance practices and key challenges
  • Panel - The rise of modern supply chain finance practices and key challenges

Afternoon Sessions

  • Round table on Account Receivables and Account Payables:
    • Receivable finance chain and overview
    • Account Receivables: How to monetize Account Receivables; Market trends and demands; Industry perspectives; Challenges & Opportunities
    • Account Payables : How to stabilize corporate supply chain; Market & industry update; Comprehensive solutions customized along the supply chain; Challenges & Opportunities
  • Factoring

Cocktail reception

Friday 5 October 2012 (09.00-17.00)

Purchase Order-based supply chain finance techniques

Morning Sessions

  • Strategic opportunities for banks around the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO)
  • Panel - Extending the trade finance options using the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO). An overview of risk and supply chain financing services that banks can offer using the BPO rules and the supporting ISO 20022 messaging standards and technologies.
  • Getting paid on time using the BPO: A demo of BPO-based trade transactions

Afternoon Sessions

  • Legal aspects of the Bank Payment Obligation
  • BPO: accounting policy, capital treatment and compliance
  • BPO: a case study in commodities
  • Synthesis and closing by Co-Chairs


André Casterman, Head of Banking and Trade Solutions, SWIFT; Co-Chair, ICC BPO Project

Daniel Schmand, Managing Director, Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates EMEA, Deutsche Bank AG; Vice-Chair, ICC Banking Commission


Andreas Bähnk, Business Consultant / Customer Account Manager, Surecomp

Marie-Christine Diaz, Senior Market Manager, Trade and Supply Chain, SWIFT

Merlin Dowse, VP Product Manager Sr., TS Global Trade - EMEA, J.P. Morgan

Madhav Goparaju, Partner, CapCo

Jacco de Jong, Partner and Commercial Director, TradeWiz

Jana Kies, Senior Product Manager, Financial Supply Chain, Deutsche Bank AG

Jeroen Kohnstamm, Secretary General, Factors Chain International

Philip Kucharski, Director of Business Development, ICC

Katarina Lodin, Associated Consultant, TradewWiz

Nadine Louis, Market Manager, Trade and Supply Chain, SWIFT

Vinod Madhavan, Managing Director, Transaction Banking, Global Head, Local Corporates Product, Receivables & Supply Chain Product Management, Standard Chartered Bank

Alexander Mutter, Head, TCS Advisory, Deutsche Bank AG

Bernd Richter, Partner, CapCo

Roland Tan, Principal, Oliver Wyman Financial Services

Joel Schrevens, Solutions Director, China Systems Corporation

Michael Seeger, Director, Senior Counsel (Legal Department), Deutsche Bank AG

Thierry Sénéchal, Senior Policy Manager, ICC Banking Commission

Hugo Verschoren, Senior Product Manager, ING Commercial Banking – Trade Finance Services

Anil K. Walia, Head Trade & Supply Chain Finance Advisory EMEA and UK, Royal Bank of Scotland

Ray Zabarte, MD, Global Head, Trade and Working Capital Product Management, Barclays

Representative from Misys*

* to be confirmed


4-5 October 2012


ICC Headquarters, 38 Cours Albert 1er, 75008 Paris, France

Registration fees

The registration fee covers all training activities*, including documentation, lunches, coffee breaks and a cocktail reception. Travel and hotel expenses are not included.

* subject to last minute changes and modification by the organizers.

Early Bird Special until 27 July 2012

ICC Members €890* (€1 064,44)

Non-Members €990* (€1 184,04)

After 27 July 2012

ICC Members €1 195* (€1 429,22)

Non-Members €1 350* (€1 614,60)

*excl. VAT 19.6%. As of 2011, ICC Services must set its prices to include the VAT pursuant to Article 53 of the European Directive 2006-112CE. Please note that you can request a reimbursement of the VAT through your local tax administration. (If you are not a member of the EU, you must obtain a French tax representative in order to receive the VAT reimbursement.)

How to register

Easier and faster, register online (secured payment by credit card) at

Or return the registration form indicating method of payment to:

E-mail: Tel: +33 1 49 53 28 91, Fax: +33 1 49 53 30 30

Post: ICC Services, Training and Conferences, 38, Cours Albert 1er, 75008 Paris, France

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the registration form and registration fees.

To benefit from early bird rates, please note that ICC Services must receive the payment before the deadline.

Travel and accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations. A list of hotels in Paris with which ICC has negotiated preferential room rates, will be sent to you upon receipt of the registration form.

We are able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration form and full payment of your registration fees.

Working languages

English only

Cancellation policy

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 4 September 2012. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Subject to agreement from ICC Training and Conferences prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required.

Please note that ICC Services reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC Services will not, however, be held responsible for any related expense incurred by the participant.

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Event registration fees

ICC Members €1195

Non-Members €1350