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Past Events

  1. London Calling

    03 May

    The World of Open Account Community gathers in London to discuss the most important trends in Receivables Finance.

  2. Digital Negotiable Instruments - also for Open Account Trade Finance?

    28 March

    Negotiable instruments are going digital. 

    During this session, we will share the latest progress on the policy side, as well as demonstrating how technology facilitates MLETR adoption. A number of recent testimonials will be shared by the panel.

  3. Credit Risk Assessment and Insurance in Turbulent Times

    21 February

    Exploring the critical role of credit risk assessment and insurance in receivables finance

  4. WOA Community Convention - Mainz, Germany 19 - 20 September 2022

    19 September

    The fourth WOA Convention will take place in Mainz, Germany on 19-20 September 2022.

  5. WOA Premium Innovation Briefing

    03 May

    Episode 2 : Platformication

  6. Managing & Mitigating risks when investing in Receivables

    26 April

    Open Account Receivables have become an important alternative asset class for a wide variety of investors. 

  7. WOA Premium Innovation Briefing

    22 February

    Episode 1 : ESG and Receivables Finance

  8. WOA's Kick-Off Web Event - major expectations for 2022 and beyond

    18 January

    In this first panel of the year, WOA will be exploring some of the key questions, issues and opportunities for Receivables and Trade Finance in 2022.

  9. Tokenising receivables portfolios

    30 November

    Attracting additional funders to the trade asset class

  10. WOA Community Convention - Vienna 4-5 October 2021

    04 October

    The third WOA Convention will take place in Vienna, Austria on 4-5. October 2021.

    New environment, new opportunities!

  11. Cross-Border Factoring revisited

    25 June

    New Innovative Partnerships between Export & Import Factors

  12. Techno-Trends 2021

    15 June

    Techno-Trends: Discover what is new and what is changing in the world of technology which affects the open account finance environment. Hear expert speakers gather to discuss the issues and join in their debate

  13. WOA Alternative Finance Learning Lab

    01 June

    Company cash conversion cycles continue to expand at a time when levels of government support in advanced economies begins to unwind - it has never been more important to consider how this growing working capital gap will be met and what role alternative lenders are set to play. 

  14. New Trends in International Receivables Finance

    25 May

    Another WOA Top Panel will discuss the major trends in cross-border Open Account Trade Financing.

  15. Update on SCF Markets and practices

    27 April

    NEW DATE ! 27 April at 3:00 pm CEST

    Our WOA Top Panel will discuss the major trends, opportunities and challenges for Supply Chain Finance programmes.

  16. Digitisation to reduce trade and invoice fraud in a post Covid world

    25 February

    In today’s world, the demand for invoice financing is high. However the risk of fraud is also increasing. Digital solutions to reduce fraud used to be “nice to have” – in a post-pandemic world, they are now essential.

  17. Digital Bills of Exchange in Open Account

    09 February

    Webinar on the potential benefits of this new technology in the receivables finance space

  18. WOA's New Year Web Event - major trends & expectations for 2021

    12 January

    Presentation of the results of the second WOA Community survey on the Covid impact and a discussion on how 2021 will look like.

  19. WOA 2020 Community Convention by Zoom - Per aspera ad astra!

    06 October

    The second WOA Convention will take place virtually by Zoom. Free for all premium WOA community members.

    Register now or ask one of the sponsors for a free invitation!

  20. Alternative Finance: Tokenisation and Digital Assets

    02 September

    Our next webcast as part of the “Alternative Finance” learning lab will focus on tokenisation and digital assets.

  21. A tour in the World of Funding Platforms

    07 July

    A series of funding platforms are emerging to address the industry’s biggest challenge: filling the trade finance gap. How are those platforms comparing? What segments do they serve? How collaborative are they with incumbent financial institutions? Which technology are making a difference? Can digital assets help here too? 

  22. The COVID crisis and Receivables Finance: impact and future

    16 June

    Presentation of the results of the recent WOA Community survey on the Covid impact and a discussion on how the "new normal" will look like.

  23. Challenges and Opportunities for International Business in disrupted times - and how to address them

    19 May

    This webinar looks at the particular challenges and opportunities that are now associated with doing cross border business and discusses how to address the issues raised.

  24. The role of alternative lenders post COVID-19

    05 May

    Join us on May 5th for a WOA Webinar involving predominant alternative lenders and technology platforms. There may not be only one solution for businesses amid this coronavirus crisis, as companies may need to seek out alternative options.

  25. Update on Innovations in Receivables Finance

    28 April

    This webinar explores the latest developments and innovation in technology supporting Receivables Finance. Learn and share what is happening in this fast developing environment.

  26. New Developments in SCF

    17 March

    This webinar explores the latest developments and innovation in the Supply Chain Finance environment. Learn and share what is happening in this fast developing environment.

  27. WOA Assess - A New Service to assess your Business Fitness

    11 February

    WOA Assess provides the opportunity for open account industry businesses to have a low-cost review and health check from a perspective that acknowledges the particular nature of the Industry and is carried out by recognized consultants who have Industry based knowledge and capability.

    Discover during this free web-meeting this new service of the WOA Community.

  28. WOA New Year's Event : 16th of January 2020 at DLA Piper in London

    16 January

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

  29. Financing Inventory in Europe

    03 December

    This web-meeting will look into practical considerations for financing inventory in Europe. The presenters will discuss how receivable financiers can move into this Asset Based Lending (ABL) activity. What are the challenges? How to manage risks related to inventory financing?

  30. The Originate-and-Distribute Model : wrap-up of the 2019 sessions

    12 November

    The last e-roundtable session of 2019 organized by WOA's Learning Lab on Receivables as an Asset Class. Join André Casterman together with Tradeteq colleagues to wrap up the various discussions that took place in the course of this year.

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

    07 October

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

  32. Emerging and Developing Markets for Factoring - Opportunities and Challenges

    17 September

    The WOA Learning Lab ‘Setting Up and Growing a Receivables Finance Operation’. published a series of papers which focus on a number of emerging and developing factoring markets from around the world.

    This e-panel will be the perfect opportunity to discuss findings, issues and ideas with the WOA community.

  33. The fintech perspective - Securitisation-as-a-Service

    10 September

    The sixth e-roundtable session organized by WOA's Learning Lab on Receivables as an Asset Class. Join André Casterman together with lawyer Christian Faber and experts from Tradeteq Christoph Gugelmann and Nils Behling for another interesting discussion

  34. WOA Keynote e-meeting : Hardin Tibbs, futurist, interviewed by Simon Featherstone

    02 July

    A leading futurist discusses the future of finance and what it means for the world of open account financing  

  35. The Investor's perspective: Credit Risk Transparency

    25 June

    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.

  36. WOA e-roundtable "Risks and Receivables Finance : How can technology help?"

    04 June

    Can Risk Management be automated?

    What role can technology play?

    What about new developments such as AI?

    A lively discussion about risks in invoice finance and how technology can support.

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

    28 May

    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.

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

    23 April

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

  39. WOA e-roundtable "Credit Insurance and Receivables Finance : Je t'aime, moi non plus"

    09 April

    The WOA Learning Lab on International Open Account Trade Finance organizes a web-discussion on the sometimes difficult relationship between Invoice Financiers and Credit Insurers. 

  40. First WOA e-roundtable on Blockchain and AI

    28 March

    Join the WOA Community experts from the Fintech & Innovation Learning Lab for a free live session on practical use of Blockchain and AI in Receivables Finance.

  41. WOA e-roundtable "The Originator's Perspective : Receivables as an Asset Class - Part 2"

    26 March

    Join André Casterman, Margrith Lütschg-Emmenegger, Johanna Wissing and Andy Tananbaum in this second WOA web-meeting on Receivables as an Asset Class

  42. WOA e-roundtable "2019 Trends and Challenges in SCF"

    21 March

    Meet the WOA Learning Lab experts on SCF  -  Buyer-led Receivables Finance during an interactive e-roundtable.

  43. WOA e-roundtable "Receivables as an Asset Class - an introduction"

    25 February

    Learning Lab facilitator André Casterman and Community Expert Alexander Malaket will introduce with this e-meeting a series of webinars on "receivables as an asset class".

  44. Webinars on Launch of World of Open Account

    13 December

    For those who could not attend the Launch event in London on 10 December.

  45. Launch Event - World of Open Account

    10 December

    The international launch event of WOA took place in London on 10 December 2018

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