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2014 BAFT West Coast Global Trade Finance Workshop
Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014 to Friday, July 25, 2014
Venue: City National Bank  Los Angeles, CA United States   Get Directions

BAFT offers three trade workshops throughout the year - Southeast in Florida, New York in New York City, and West Coast in Los Angeles. The BAFT Global Trade Finance Workshop is where top operational managers and thought leaders in global trade banking go to grow business relationships and learn the latest in trade finance.

2014 BAFT West Coast Global Trade Finance Workshop
July 24-25, 2014
City National Bank
555 South Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA


Normand Girard
Chair, BAFT Southeast Letter of Credit Committee

The West Coast Global Trade Finance Workshop is led by trade-operations experts. This interactive workshop includes case studies and single-issue questions about the industry’s most challenging topics.

Who Should Attend

Those involved in trade operations who want to walk away with a better knowledge of the issues faced by banks today surrounding trade products such as letters of credit, standby letters of credit and compliance.

Hear what former attendees thought about the workshop:

Workshop Highlights

  • Interactive sessions featuring case studies, single issue questions, game questions and the popular mock court
  • Current trade topics of interest include:
  • US Competitiveness in the Age of Globalization
  • Incoterms®
  • Bank Payment Obligation
  • Standby Letters of Credit vs. Demand Guarantee
  • Regulatory and Compliance topics such as OFAC and Trade Enforcement Issues
  • Cargo Insurance
  • More!
  • Special interactive lunch session designed for the Trade Community partners – this is an open dialogue with various members of the trade community to generate ideas and discuss how to improve working relationships and efficiency of completing trade transactions through the process
  • Expert speaker lineup from the OFAC US Department of Treasury, US Attorney’s office, trade finance heads from national and global banks, and more
  • Smaller conference allows for more one on one time with speakers and other trade experts plus network with peers, potential clients and partners

Check out the preliminary program.

PDUs for CDCS Recertification

Receive 14 professional development units (PDU) by attending this two day workshop.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel reservations are the responsibility of the attendees and should be made directly with the hotel. You can check Google Maps for hotels close to City National Bank located at 555 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.

Registration Rates

Registration Type  Early Bird
(Until July 2)  
 Regular Registration
(After July 2) 
 Member Registration
 Member Team Discount (4 or more) 
$550 Each
$650 Each
 Member Registration Single Day
 Non-Member Registration
 Non-Member Team Discount (4 or more)
 Non-Member Single Day
 Government Single Day
 Corporate (exporters, brokers, transport specialists
and other non-bank trade community partners)

 Register Today!

Click on the Register Button below or download and complete the registration form. Save $150 per person if you register 4 or more individuals from your institution.

Seats are LIMITED. Early bird pricing ends on July 2, 2014.

NOTE: You need a BAFT account to register. If you do not have a BAFT account, click on the ‘New User?’ link to create an account. If this is your first time to sign into your account on the new website, you will be prompted to update your user profile first.

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Online registration is now closed. Please register onsite.