Igor Zaks (Zax), CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd , and TenzorAI, will chair Insuring Short Term Trade Finance conference by Informa, to be held in London on 27 November 2019. In addition to chairing the event, Igor will moderate two panels: The Era of the Digital Broker and Credit Insurance Marketplaces and The Global Risk Environment: Lending Into 2020
The shift in supply chains
We seek to discuss the challenges and opportunities
within the modern-day supply chain:
• Other than pricing, what have been some of the
additional impacts caused by political, economic, and
environmental threats at a global and regional level?
• Who is financing the shift in costs across the supply
chains, particularly in LatAm?
• Which new strategies are being implemented to
mitigate further risks?
Discussion leader: Igor Zax, President, TenzorAI
Igor Zax (Zaks), CFA, President of TenzorAI, will present at TXF New York 2018 Transformative Trade, Treasury and Supply Chain conference 13 September 2018.
The presentations covering use of AI (including distributed AI) within trade and supply chain financing would be part of a panel on TRANSFORMATIVE TECH: DISRUPTING TRADE FINANCE THROUGH BIG DATA, AI & BLOCKCHAIN. The panel would also include Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Research, R3, John Stillwaggon, CEO USA, Tradewind, and Nancy Amert, Director, CGI Trade Innovation Lab.
A practical guide to trade credit insurance
● Key drivers of US insurance market growth: Increasing insolvencies,
protectionist trade policies, and financial regulation
● Put some skin in the game: Which insurance solutions are best suited
to the US market? Considering whole turnover, excess of loss and
single risk policies
●What information is utilized by credit risk underwriters to assess
underwriting decisions? How significantly does this vary between
insurance policies / providers?
● Has the insurance market become increasingly adaptable to client
needs? Considering hybrid policies, higher limits on non-investment
grade names, and a willingness to insure ‘non-trade’ business
Moderator: Igor Zax, Managing Director, Tenzor Gary Mendell, President, Meridian Finance Group Paul Scobie, Head of Transaction Risk Management, Global Trade
& Receivables Finance, HSBC Peter Hunter, Vice-President, Trade Credit, Chicago, Chubb Jay LeClaire, Region Director, Sales & Marketing, Americas Region,Euler Hermes World Agency Agatha Liberatore, Senior Underwriter, XL Catlin
BLOCKCHAIN, AI & DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS: BRINGING TRADE INTO THE 21st CENTURY
Trade is ripe for innovation. This session pits the hottest technologies against each other in a X-factor style competition. An expert in each technology will give a 10-minute pitch to a panel of judges on why they think their technology will have the biggest impact on the trade sector. The audience will then decide the winner.
Blockchain: Louis De Bruin, Blockchain Leader, Europe, IBM
ArtificiaI Intelligence: Christophe Spoerry, Co-founder, Euler Hermes Digital Agency
Digital Supply Chains: Anil Sebastian, Senior Manager – Supply Chain, Microsoft Judges
Igor Zax, President, Tenzor Ltd
Kenneth Goodwin, Senior Managing Principal & President, Jeanensis Capital Markets Cristina Dolan, President and COO, InsureX
Igor Zax would moderate a panel:Trade credit risk management and insurance: How are practices evolving?
Moderator: Igor Zax, President, Tenzor
Jeffrey Abramson, Senior Vice-President, Head of Trade Receivable & Supply Chain Finance, XL Catlin
Jay LeClaire, Region Manager, Americas, Sales & Marketing, Euler Hermes World Agency
Jose Brito, Certified Credit Executive; Former Director of Credit, Tech Data Corporation
Why is trade credit insurance market penetration so low in the United
States compared to European markets?
Whole turnover Vs excess of loss Vs single risk: Which insurance
solutions are best suited to the US market?
Are technological developments making trade credit insurance more
relevant? How is trade credit risk management best practice evolving?
Idea Lab: Technocrats – FinTech in 2020
As financial technology increases its foothold on corporate management of cash, supply chains and credit, we examine what benefits FinTech can offer corporates in the run up to 2020. The latest and greatest is pitted against the tried and tested across the evolution of letters of credit, digitisation of documents, distributed ledger, blockchain SCF solutions and data driven decision making. Tony Smith, CEO Americas, HPD Software Christophe Spoerry, Co-founder, Euler Hermes Digital Agency
Moderator: Igor Zax, Managing Director, Tenzor
The panel, that was the closing panel of the conference included Ingo Schröder from Jebsen & Jessen and Chris Hyde from Mitigram and was focused on a corporate view of both banks and fintechs offerings and the degree in which such offerings addressing “real” corporate needs