GTR Asia 2020

Pole Star is pleased to be attending and presenting at the GTR Asia 2020 virtual trade finance gathering in September 2020.

Through a combination of live-streamed and pre-recorded content on a dedicated event platform, Global Trade Review will be hosting GTR Asia virtually this year. The event offers unrivalled networking, with opportunities to connect with speakers, sponsors, and attendees, alongside the chance to learn about the latest developments from experts across the industry.

The core focus of GTR Asia will remain on networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing between a wide range of corporates, traders, banks, insurers, lawyers, technology companies, non-bank financiers, government agencies, and investors. Attendees will benefit from comprehensive and interactive content from experts across all parts of trade finance, including keynotes, interviews, panel discussions, case studies, and breakout sessions.

Connect with Pole Star at GTR Asia

When? Friday 11 September, 14:15 (GMT+8)

Who? Amanda Northey, Regional Head APAC - Financial Markets Compliance

What? Breakout 3: Addressing new challenges in the maritime sector
The shipping industry is seeing big changes when it comes to sanctions imposition; whereas previously responsibility for allowing illicit activity fell on the shoulders of banks and FIs, scope has now been widened to the whole maritime industry, from forwarders to shippers. This breakout will consider the potential consequences of this, including additional costs coming down the chain as a result of this new regulatory burden.

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