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Igor Zax to moderate credit insurance panel at US Trade and Working Capital Conference 2018 in Chicago

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:

 

https://www.gtreview.com/events/americas/us-trade-working-capital-conference-2018/

 

and a 10% speaker discount code: TENZOR10

 

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Igor Zax (Zaks) presented at TXF Transformative Trade, Tech and Talent Conference in New York

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.

Presenters
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

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Igor Zax (Zaks) to moderate a panel at US Trade and Working Capital conference

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?

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Igor Zax presented at TXF Americas- Trade, Commodity and Export Finance

Igor Zax (Zaks) , Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., moderated a panel at <TXF Americas- Trade, Commodity and Export Finance conference to be held 1-2 February 2017 in Miami, Florida.

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

 

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Igor Zax moderated a panel at Trade & Export Finance Conference 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).

GTR Europe - Hamburg

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

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Igor Zax to speak at Supply Chain Summit in Frankfurt

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., will speak at Supply Chain Finance Summit 2016. The summit will be held 28-29 January 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany and is arranged by BCR Publishing.

Igor will present at:

Concluding roundtable: Where will we end up? Future-proofing
supply chain finance
Supply chain finance, perhaps the hottest new area emerging in global supply chain management has become an important tool in the battle to unlock working capital, improving competitiveness and generating billions of dollars in free cash flow for best in class companies and their suppliers. Increasingly, financial institutions are partnering and working with technology platforms to provide working capital solutions to key clients and their suppliers (case studies eg Prime Revenue and Mizuoho) whilst at the same time midsized companies want to ensure they can make the business case for supply chain finance. This final session reviews:
  • Key impact points to be aware of in launching and maintaining SCF
  • costs, risks and complications check list
  • Ensuring that the benefits of SCF reaches the mid-market
  • Overcoming the perceived and actual boundaries between the operations and finance in order to achieve genuinely effective SCF programmes for buyers and suppliers
Igor Zax, Managing Director, Tenzor, UK
Enrico Camerinelli, Senior Analyst, AITE GROUP, Italy
Jochen Oberlaender, General Manager, Surecomp, Germany

To take advantage of 10% speaker discount please use SCF10 code when registering for the conference.

 

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Igor Zax to chair Trade Credit- Finance Risk and Insurance conference

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., will chair a conference Trade Credit – Finance Risk and Insurance 23-24 September 2015. The conference, organized by IIR/Informa, would include top speakers from major banks, credit insurers, ICC, factoring and technology companies, as well as corporate users.

As a speaker I am delighted to offer 20% discount -please quote VIP code FKW52969EMSPK To register for the event please use the following link http://www.iiribcfinance.com/FKW52969EMSPK

 

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Receivables Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management by Igor Zax

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd, published a new article, Receivables Finance in Context of Working Capital Management in TRF News (Trade and receivable Finance News, a major publication by BCR).

Editorial comment states “Igor Zax’s article in today’s trfnews, ‘Receivables Finance in the Context of Working Capital Management’, reminds us of the value of looking back at the history of modern supply chains and how working capital management, and hence factoring and supply chain finance, has developed from this. It also reflects on the potential frailty and dangers that over exposure to some supply chain structures can bring.

On late payments he says: “just a couple of weeks delay on 30 day terms increases working capital consumption by one-and-a-half times.” I wonder how many factors use such direct terms in their advertising material. If they do not, perhaps they should consider it, particularly as the trend is for larger companies to use receivables finance, and it is those companies in particular that tend respond well to the use of such analytic sound bites.”

Reprinted with permission.

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Trade Credit Insurance: Best Practice and Lessons from the Crisis

Trade Credit Insurance- Best Practice and Lessons from the Crisis This new article by Igor Zax  covers reasons for use of credit insurance, it’s role in transferring risk, outsourcing credit process and building financing solutions, advantages and pitfalls of using credit insurance, and the effects of the financial crisis for corporate use of credit insurance.

Published in GT News – publication of AFP (Association of Financial Professionals). Reprinted with permission.

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