GTR News Brief: Episode 25

In the latest episode of the GTR News Brief, the new podcast series from the editorial team, host Felix Thompson gives a breakdown of recent major stories in trade and trade finance news as covered by GTR. US authorities say companies in Iran are using forged shipping documents, vessel impersonation techniques and UAE-based front companies to circumvent sanctions and export oil. Singapore has become the second country after Bahrain to adopt into its own domestic legislation the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records. Dialogue Exchange has created a set of free, open common standards for single credit risk insurance, as part of wider efforts to bring the market into the digital age. Elsewhere, foreign businesses and investors that bet on a democratic Myanmar have been left rattled and are exiting the country. Senior reporter John Basquill also provides a closer analysis of a major story from last week, and explains how the UAE is looking to shed its reputation as a financial crime hotspot.     Music credit to Kevin MacLeod for his track Loopster, taken from Licensed under creative commons by attribution 3.0 license. Further music credit to Sunrise Drive by South London HiFi. Licensed under creative commons Attribution 4.0 License. Music promoted by… continue reading

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