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Blockchain Basics - Trade Finance Tech

Blockchain and Trade Finance Tech

The financing of the international trade of goods — and the underwriting thereof — implicate a many-staged process of manufacture, storage, movement, delivery, inspection, and vending. The parties involved are many. The documentation of rights and responsibilities used to fill a small library of paper now involves paper, electronic communication, and some digital information transfer. Many points of delay and potential contention persist. Can blockchain clean this up? What other technological developments are reshaping trade finance?


Webinar Faculty

Moderator:

Christopher Cahill
Christopher Cahill

Mr. Cahill is Head of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group at Lowis & Gellen LLP, in Chicago, Illinois. He guides secured lenders, creditors, debtors, creditors’ committees, potential purchasers and others through… Read More

Panelists:

Bryan Kagel
Bryan Kagel

Bryan is the Regional Director of the Midwest at Meridian Finance Group. He assists companies with the management and utilization of their domestic and international trade receivables, specifically those looking… Read More

Jeffery Kamins
Jeffery Kamins

Jeffrey Kamins, MBA/MIM, is the CEO and Founder of Integrated Trade Finance LLC (ITF), a global finance and market development company founded in 2009, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Jeffrey has… Read More

Michael Baumert
Michael Baumert

Michael Baumert is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago office. As a member of the Intellectual Property Department and Corporate Department, Michael focuses on technology-driven transactions, sourcing, cloud computing,… Read More

Oscar Jofre
Oscar Jofre

Oscar is currently one of the Top 10 Global Thought Leaders in Equity Crowdfunding, a Top 5 Fintech Influencer, Top 10 Blockchain and a Top 50 InsureTech. He has published… Read More

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