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As the voice for the global trade finance community, BAFT is your source for all things trade. Keep track of strategic global trade policy developments and find practical guidance—from the latest research, to tools for everyday operations like standardized legal documentation, and an online peer discussion forum.


BAFT—the leading global transaction banking industry association—actively engages in the areas of cross-border payments, cash management and liquidity. Find everything you need related to payments, including whitepapers, industry best practices, policy updates and analysis, ways to get involved in the policy discussion, and more.

Financial Crime

Combatting financial crime requires a pragmatic approach to reverse de-risking in correspondent banking, and BAFT has the expertise and information your institution needs. See what we’re doing to support anti-money laundering modernization and the role of innovation in detecting and preventing international terrorist financing and other financial crime.


BAFT is prioritizing a safe and efficient global financial system. Stay on top of what we’re doing to shape policy that supports the real economy, join a working group to help guide our advocacy efforts, and explore the latest regulatory news, tools and analysis.


New technologies for trade and cash management products—especially distributed ledger technology—are key to the future of international financial services. See the latest news and join the discussion on building a future-focused industry with innovation at the forefront.


BAFT is working to shape policy in relation to sustainable finance and ESG practices to create an appropriate balance between public and private sector priorities in a way that incentivizes behavior without creating negative economic implications.

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