Representing International Transaction Banking

BAFT is the leading global trade association representing the international transaction banking community. Bringing together bankers, service providers, regulators and industry stakeholders, BAFT offers a vehicle for a global community of professionals involved in trade finance, payments, liquidity, compliance and related interests.

Membership in BAFT is on an institutional and global basis, providing an opportunity for every individual within your organization to get engaged. As a member of BAFT, you have access to:

  • Regional and Product Leadership Councils exchanging thought leadership on strategic industry topics
  • Committees and Working Groups of like-minded practitioners working together to achieve common practices and resolution to common challenges
  • Updates on important subject matters affecting transaction banking
  • Policy papers and advocacy initiatives
  • Discounts at conferences, webinars, training & education programs
  • Membership directory of other BAFT members

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Membership News

Industry Response to CFPB

by BAFT Admin | Jul 01, 2019
BAFT and several other industry associations responded to a Request for Information regarding Potential Regulatory Changes to the Remittance Rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”).

The letter focused on the banking industry’s continued reliance on the open network of correspondent banking to transfer funds cross-border and, therefore, the Rule’s Temporary Exception permitting the use of estimates for certain disclosures.  Download the comment letter.