On the up – latest figures reflect growing demand for electronic trade finance

Posted by Gemma Kimber

12 Jun 2015

Less than five years ago, the first electronic presentation of documents required under a documentary credit (letter of credit) issued subject to eUCP was carried out using the Bolero platform. This was followed two years later by the first full ePresentation over the platform, paving the way for industry adoption by a full and growing spectrum of trade partners.

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, ePresentation, Supply Chain, Technology, Electronic Documents, World Trade

New poll shows rising demand for electronic documents

Posted by Gemma Kimber

04 Jun 2015

Well over a third (37.5%) of corporate executives in the Asia Pacific region* want to see more digitisation of trade finance – in particular the increased use of electronic letters of credit (LCs), a new trade finance and risk management poll by The Corporate Treasurer has shown.

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Thought Leadership, Technology, Electronic Documents

Bolero customers make the case for digitised trade at upcoming GTR events

Posted by Gemma Kimber

01 Jun 2015

Bolero representatives will be heading to two of GTR’s anticipated trade finance events in Hong Kong and New York this month.

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Topics: Corporates, Events

Liquid assets: Bolero hosts drinks reception for banking partners

Posted by Gemma Kimber

28 May 2015

Networking in the elegant setting of London’s historic Royal Exchange building, representatives from a string of global banks including HSBC, Barclays and Westpac caught up with Bolero and each other at our recent drinks reception for banking partners.

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Topics: Banks, Multi-Bank Trade Finance, ePresentation, Events

Bolero to speak at Simmons & Simmons Mining Masterclass

Posted by Gemma Kimber

28 Apr 2015

This week Bolero’s CEO, Ian Kerr, will be presenting at the latest in Simmons & Simmons’ series of mining masterclasses, with Wednesday’s session focusing on commodity finance. Ian will be discussing the benefits of electronic Bills of Lading (eBLs) as part of our ePresentation solution to more than 100 delegates from miners, traders, banks and other industry interest groups.

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Corporates, ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Events, Electronic Documents, Metals & Mining

60 seconds with… Paul Dunleavy

Posted by Gemma Kimber

23 Apr 2015

Paul Dunleavy joined Bolero in December, working closely with VP Technology Mark Harrap to develop the company’s technology and support users with ever-increasing compliance needs. We caught up with him after his first few months with the business:

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ePresentationに関する日本の動向:eBL(電子船荷証券)セミナーに多数参加

Posted by Gemma Kimber

08 Apr 2015

Boleroは、日本にある現地法人、最近再び増加しつつある会員企業、そして今回の講演と、様々な形で日本市場に深く関わっていますが、今回の講演ではePresentationが日本経済・貿易環境にとって如何に重要かについて議論を展開しました。

(写真:セミナー会場)

3月に愛媛県今治市と東京で開催したセミナーはこれまでに無い盛況ぶりで、内外で活躍する業界関係者の間でeBLへの関心が高まっている事実を表しています。また日本の大手製鉄会社4社が揃ってBoleroePresentationプラットフォーム使用に踏み切り、迅速で効率的な貿易取引をオーストラリア、南米地域等と行うというニュースも同時にリリース致しました。

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Topics: Carriers, Electronic Bill of Lading, ePresentation, Events, Technology, Electronic Documents, Logistics, Japan

High take-up of seminars shows Japan is warming to ePresentation

Posted by Gemma Kimber

08 Apr 2015

With a local joint-venture company, Japanese staff and speakers, and a growing number of clients in the country, Bolero has a significant commitment to Japan and is focused on demonstrating that ePresentation is important to the Japanese economy and trading environment.

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Topics: Carriers, Electronic Bill of Lading, Thought Leadership, Events, Electronic Documents, Japan

Bolero’s high-altitude Singapore office opening sees impressive turnout

Posted by Gemma Kimber

26 Mar 2015

Guests from around the world arrived in Singapore for the opening of our new office earlier this month, held 282m above ground at 1-Altitude, One Raffles Place, in the heart of the financial district.

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Topics: Carriers, Banks, Electronic Bill of Lading, Corporates, Events, World Trade

Commodity firms look to ePresentation in uncertain markets

Posted by Gemma Kimber

05 Mar 2015

Fears over the global economy, slowing demand from China and a strong dollar sent the price of copper plunging to a five and a half year low on the metals market in last month, with the price of oil and other metals also shrinking. In the face of these downward price pressures, corporate strategy is shifting as businesses weather the storm.

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Topics: ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Supply Chain, Commodities, Metals & Mining, World Trade

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