April 12, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. is going to moderate a panel at US Trade and Working Capital Conference 2018 to be held in Chicago 13-th of June 2018. The conference is organised by GTR -Global Trade Review:
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
To register for the event, please use the following link:
and a 10% speaker discount code: TENZOR10
February 19, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. and Alexei Lapouchnian, Ph.D. published a new article, Supply Chain Finance and Artificial Intelligence -a game changing relationship? inReceivale Finance Technology Yearbook 2018 by BCR Publishing by BCR Publishing. The book is officially launched at RFIx Receivables Finance International Convention 14-15 March 2018 in London, UK.
Link to the full article available HERE:
Whole Yearbook is availible via link below:
June 29, 2017
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. moderated a panel at Transformative Trade, Tech and Talent Conference
Igor moderated a panel at BLOCKCHAIN, AI & DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS: BRINGING TRADE INTO THE 21st CENTURY panel, held 7 September 2017 in New York
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
Igor Zax, President, Tenzor Ltd
Kenneth Goodwin, Senior Managing Principal & President, Jeanensis Capital Markets
Cristina Dolan, President and COO, InsureX
April 24, 2017
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. is going to moderate a panel at US Trade and Working Capital Conference to be held in Chicago 7-th of June 2017. The conference is organised by GTR -Global Trade Review.
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?
November 30, 2016
Igor Zax moderated a panel:
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
July 6, 2016
Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd. presented at the 6th Annual Supply Chain and Finance Symposium, hosted by IE Business School and Banco Santander in 20-th of June Madrid. This top academic event featured professors from top universities, including Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Washington in St. Louis, Georgetown University, IE, Singapore Management University, Imperial Business School and others, corporates (such as Metro Group and BMW) and banks (Santander and HSBC).
The presentation was focused nature and unique characteristics of trade receivable risk, differences it presents with other risk types, and implications of SCF structures to the risk transformation, distribution and management. Full copy of the presentation available via link below:
April 28, 2016
Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., will presenting at North America Trade & Working Capital Conference 2016, that will take place in New York, USA 16 June 2016. The conference is organized by GTR (Global Trade Review).
The panel, The Corporate Assessment: Debate and Verdict, would include physical and financial supply chain experts who will offer their thoughts on the benefits and drawback of each solution, assess how various techniques can be combined to maximise supplier participation, provide perspectives on SCF best practices, and debate what is required to entrench supply chain financing as a universally accessible standard practice for the corporate sector. An audience
Q&A will finish the session.
March 21, 2016
Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., published a special report, Supply Chain Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management .
The report, published in conjunction with BCR Publishing, covers industry structure, risk management, financing and operational aspects, the way companies viewed the product, as well as trade offs between dynamic discounting and supply chain finance products.
The full report is available via the link below:
Supply Chain Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management
March 19, 2016
Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., made a presentation on Turnaround and Restructuring in Emerging Markets at London Business School, arranged by the LBS Turnaround Management and Restructuring Club 17-th of March 2016. The presentation was focused on specific challenges restructuring and turnaround practitioners facing in Emerging Markets and the ways to overcome them.
The slides for the presentation are available via the link below:
Turnaround and Restructuring in Emerging markets
March 11, 2016
Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., moderated a panel “Corporate Treasury and Trade- Increasingly Strategic, Increasingly Demanding” at Trade & Export Finance Conference 2016 in Hamburg, Germany 12 May 2016. The conference was organized by GTR (Global Trade Review).
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