The Agenda for the Second EU Factoring and Commercial Finance Summit has been updated.

NEW speakers just confirmed:
Andrzej Zbikowski, Vice-Chairman, Polski Zwiazek Faktorow, Poland
Françoise Palle-Guillabert, Délégué Général, ASF, France
Honorio Ruiz, Secretary General, Associacion Espanola de Factoring, Spain
Dirk Vanstrijthem, CEO, KBC Commercial Finance, Belgique
Fausto Galmarini, CEO, Beta Stepstone SpA , Italy
Hendrik Harms, MD, Deutsche Factoring Bank, Germany
Peter de Koning, Business Development Director, ABN AMRO Commercial Finance, Netherlands
Patrick de Villepin, CEO, BNP Paribas Factors, France

The panelists will give an update on recent evolutions of Factoring in their country, and will discuss legal environment for Factoring in EU.  The previously announced topics include presentation and discussion of the EUF White Paper on the Factoring Industry in Europe, Factoring in Europe: One industry / Many faces, Legal & Regulatory issues affecting the industry.

Register for the Summit and benefit from unique networking and knowledge exchange opportunities!

Don’t wait! The registration is open till 28 December 2015 at event page here.

The EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) has sent a Position Paper regarding the EU General Data Protection Regulation to the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council.

The EUF is glad to publish its latest Newsletter for Autumn 2015.

Highlights include:

  • The European Passport: Should the requirements be reviewed?
  • PRC Committee Update
  • Supply Chain Finance 2.0: are we ready for the next level?
  • E-Invoicing and the EUF
  • EUF Glossary tool enhanced!

The Newsletter may be downloaded here:

The Second EU Factoring and Commercial Finance Summit will take place on 27-28 January 2016 in Brussels. This will also be the first event where FCI and IFG will operate as one Union.

The Brochure and Registration form for the Second EU Factoring and Commercial Finance Summit is now available to download at event page here.

Key decision makers, Members of EU Parliament, Industry Leaders and colleagues from across the EU will gather in Brussels to discuss the latest updates in the Commercial Finance Industry and it’s impact on the real economy and employment in Europe.

“Interesting insight into the challenges and achievement of EUF”
Martin Cooper, Lloyds Bank

“The best event in years: you have made a long story short!”
Patrick de Villepin, BNP Paribas Factor

“Ground breaking and long awaited - joint meeting of all RF players in Europe - well done! Let us keep on!”
Jean-François Phan Van Phi, HSBC, France

Key topics:

  • The state of the EU, with a special focus on capital markets union initiatives and access to finance for SME’s
  • EUF White Paper on the Factoring Industry in Europe
  • Factoring in Europe: One industry / Many faces
  • Legal & Regulatory issues affecting the industry
  • Panel Debate: towards a harmonized EU regulatory/prudential environment for Factoring?

Please register by 28 December 2015 at the latest.

What?
 
The Second EU Factoring & Commercial Finance Summit Conference and Dinner organised jointly by the EUF, IFG and FCI.
 
When?
28th January 2016
 
Where?
Brussels, Belgium
 
Why?
Meet key EU decision makers, MEPs, Industry Leaders and colleagues at this unique second gathering of the European Factoring Industry and legislators. Share latest updates and be involved in promoting and celebrating the impact of the Commercial Finance Industry in supporting the real economy and employment in Europe.
 
How?
More information and detailed agenda will follow soon on http://www.ifgroup.com/events/2nd-eu-factoring-and-commercial-finance-summit/ ; you can register your interest NOW with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 


We look forward to seeing you there!

John Gielen

Independent Chairman

EU Federation for Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry