What We Do


BAFT is the association for organizations actively engaged in international transaction banking. It serves as the leading forum for bringing the financial community and its suppliers together to collaborate on shaping market practices, influencing regulation and legislation through global advocacy, developing and adapting new and existing instruments that facilitate the settlements of products and service offerings for clients, providing education and training and contributing to the safety and soundness of the global financial system.

Strategic Pillars

  • Promote THOUGHT LEADERSHIP within the industry
  • Conduct ADVOCACY on behalf of the industry
  • Provide EDUCATION & TRAINING to the industry
  • Build a GLOBAL COMMUNITY across the industry

Delivering Value Through

  • Global, regional and product leadership councils comprised of senior industry thought leaders
  • Policy papers and regulatory engagement representing the industry on issues of interest to transaction banking
  • Committees and working groups developing best practices and industry guidelines
  • Conferences and regional networking forums
  • Webinars, workshops and e-learning education programs for transaction banking practitioners