The FIMBank Group will be one of the sponsors of this year’s Middle East North Africa (MENA) Trade & Export Finance Forum being held in Dubai and organised by the Exporta Group and Global Trade Review. Mr Andrew T. Freeman, Senior Vice President, FIMBank p.l.c. and Mr Simon J. Lay, Global Head of Forfaiting & Trading, London Forfaiting Company Ltd, will be speaking at the Forum, which is being held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel on the 22nd and 23rd February 2005.
Mr Freeman, a trade finance specialist who has occupied numerous high level posts during his 28 year career, will be explaining the benefits of using the fastest growing trade finance product in the world - factoring. His presentation will focus on the basics of factoring and the advantages of adopting this form of trade finance. Mr Lay, who is an experienced banking professional and has been working within the trade finance sector for over 20 years, will be explaining the use of forfaiting and opportunities available across the MENA region.
The MENA Trade & Export Finance Forum is regarded as the definitive trade and export event for the Middle East and North Africa and other highly respected institutions will be sponsoring this event. These include Arab Bank, which is one of the principal financial institutions in the Arab world, Clyde & Co, one of the world’s leading law firms in International Trade and JLT Risk Solutions Ltd, a leading risk management adviser and insurance and reinsurance broker. FIMBank is proud to be sponsoring this Forum and will be marketing the Group’s extensive range of trade finance and banking products during the Forum.
Mr Andrew T. Freeman (left), Senior Vice President, FIMBank p.l.c. and Mr Simon J. Lay (right), Global Head of Forfaiting & Trading, London Forfaiting Company Ltd, who will be speaking at the MENA Trade & Export Finance Forum being held in Dubai on the 22nd and 23rd February 2005.