Councils and Committees

BAFT’s Councils and Committees are organized around members’ particular areas of interest:

  • BAFT Councils – focuses on regional and industry issues
  • BAFT Trade Committees and Working Groups
  • BAFT Payments Committees and Working Groups
  • BAFT Supplier Committees
  • BAFT Government Relations/Legal Committees

These groups enable members to share ideas and work together on targeted industry initiatives, such as regulations, advocacy, and standardized agreements, and drive the BAFT agenda.

Interested in joining a particular committee, simply complete the join a committee form to let us know.

Do you have a question you want to bounce off with your peers or experts in the industry? Submit your "Ask the Expert" questions for a committee to review. The appropriate committee(s) will review and discuss your question and provide you with comments. Names of members and banks will be removed to protect privacy. Please note that all comments are unofficial from a BAFT perspective and are only member comments.

BAFT COUNCILS

  • Asia Council
  • Europe Council
  • Global Trade Industry Council
  • Innovation Council
  • North America Council
  • Transaction Banking Global Leaders Council

BAFT TRADE COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS

  • Asia Trade Finance Committee
  • Commercial Letters of Credit Committee
  • Central Letters of Credit Subcommittee
  • New York Letters of Credit Subcommittee
  • South East Letters of Credit Subcommittee
  • West Coast Letters of Credit Subcommittee
  • Supply Chain FinanceCommittee
  • Standby Letters of Credit
  • Structured Trade/Export Finance Committee
  • Trade Compliance Committee
  • Trade Finance Committee

BAFT PAYMENTS COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS

  • Information Reporting Committee
  • Funds Transfer Product Management Committee
  • Payments and Compensation Committee

BAFT SUPPLIER COMMITTEES

  • Supplier Committee

BAFT GOVERNMENT RELATIONS/LEGAL COMMITTEES

  • Global Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy Committee
  • Legal Advisory Group