West Coast Trade Finance Workshop                     
July 19 – 20, 2018                                                                                               
City National Bank                    
555 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA       

We are Taking Advance Registrations

West Coast Trade Finance Workshop Highlights

Be a part of this popular series of trade finance workshops, offered in several cities in North America.  The Workshop is smaller in size and goes deeper into LC related topics to optimize interactive discussions amongst attendees and speakers.

A broad range of topical issues related to trade will be covered during the day and a half workshop. Some topics include:

  • Case studies on Standby LCs, Collections
  • Financial Crime Compliance sessions – Anti-Money Laundering, Trade Based Money Laundering and Fraud
  • Latest ICC Opinion Updates
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Interactive and popular mock court, single issues and panel of experts
  • And much more!

Professional Development Units for Recertification

The West Coast Trade Finance Workshop offers up to 12.0 Continuing Professional Development (CPDs) credits for those seeking CDCS re-certification.

Who Should Attend

Bankers, importers, exporters, brokers, providers/suppliers and others involved in trade operations and LC document preparations who want a deeper dive discussion on trade operations related topics and other current Trade Industry issues. Those with CDCS certification should attend to receive professional development CPDs units for recertification.

provided a real learning value for managers, and documents checkers as you learn different topics
from subject matter expert".

"It was a great learning experience to hear from the great speakers and banking Community Beyond the practicality of the workshop lies the opportunity To go much deeper and learn more".

"I always enjoy attending BAFT West Coast Workshop. It does not only provide you with the most
current news in the Industry, but also helps you understand your role in the industry".

Hotel Information

BAFT 2018 West Coast Trade Finance Workshop is hosted at the City National Bank at 555 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA. Please note, there is no official block of rooms being held for this Workshop. Hotel reservations are the responsibility of attendees and should be made directly with the hotel.

There are many hotels in the area, below are two hotels that are in close proximity to City National Bank:

The Standard, Downtown LA  

550 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071              

(213) 892-8080  
Click Here for the Hotel Website                                   


Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles

535 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-0000
Click Here for the Hotel Website

Register for the West Coast Trade Finance Workshop Today!   WC Price Chart*Registration fee is in US dollars.

Group Rate Special:

BAFT members receive USD$100 discount off each member registration for 5 or more registrations received from the same institution at the same time. Please contact events@baft.org to receive your special group rate form. Non-members, discounted registration including speaker, sponsor, planning committee do not qualify for group rate. Special Pricing is also available to corporate treasury, freight forwarders and other nonfinancial institutions. Contact BAFT directly at events@baft.org to coordinate your group registration and/or special pricing.

*Download and complete the registration form and please fax it to (202) 663-7543. Also you can register by calling (202) 663-5377.

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*If your experiencing any issue or problem please send us an email to events@baft.org