World of Open Account

Welcome to WOA: home of receivables finance

Open account business – buy now, pay later – drives economic activity worldwide. It’s a key contributor to global growth. Finance specialists fund and protect this business with receivables finance solutions. Key stakeholders work with them to create a whole open account ecosystem. WOA is their professional community. Open and accessible for all. Collaboration-based. Digitally driven. Focused on innovation and knowledge.



Network with trusted professionals in a safe and structured environment. Exchange knowledge, discuss business opportunities and cooperate!

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Get access to a unique knowledge hub on receivables finance, developed by the community for the community.

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Discover new technology and discuss the latest industry trends at WOA Events and on WOA Ask : a unique community forum.

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  1. WOA e-roundtable : "On or Off-Balance sheet?" a hot topic for SCF!


    WOA Community Experts from the SCF Learning Lab will discuss Accounting & Rating Implications when structuring SCF/Buyer-Led Payables Funding programs.

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  2. The Investor’s perspective – Reasons and ways for non-bank investors to invest in trade receivables - Challenges and key requirements


    The WOA's Learning Lab on Receivables as an Asset Class decided to merge the third and fourth session of the series into one "big session" on the relation of non-bank investors to Receivables. Join André Casterman, Christoph Gugelmann, Andy Tananbaum and Marc Clapasson for another lively debate.

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  3. The Investor's perspective: Credit Risk Transparency


    The fifth e-roundtable session organized by WOA's Learning Lab on Receivables as an Asset Class. Join André Casterman, Christoph Gugelmann, and other community experts for an interesting discussion.

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  4. First WOA Community Convention - "A World of Opportunities"


    Registrations are open! The first WOA Convention will take place in Antwerp, Belgium on 7-8. October 2019.

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  5. WOA New Year's Event : Save the Date : 16th of January 2020 at DLA Piper in London!


    The World of Open Account Community gathers in London at the start of the new year.

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