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Launched in 2021, UK Finance’s annual Commercial Finance Week provides the opportunity for sector leaders and subject matter experts to debate and share knowledge on the issues most affecting commercial lenders and their customers as the UK continues to emerge from the pandemic.
Following the popularity of 2021’s Commercial Finance Week, this year's event will be virtual again, offering a blend of high-level thought leadership and practical guidance for commercial finance and IFABL firms, updates and insights into the latest data and trend analysis, and we explore the hottest topics facing the sector in 2022 and beyond.
You can book your ticket for each individual session in the agenda section. Your ticket will give you access to all live sessions and exclusive on-demand content at Commercial Finance Week.
By attending this conference, you will have the opportunity to hear the latest updates on high-level business strategies and to ask experts questions about the most critical legal, commercial and regulatory issues facing commercial lenders in 2022.
KEYNOTE SPEECH: SENIOR GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE
To be announced
THE ROLE OF BUSINESS IN DELIVERING THE UK'S NET ZERO AMBITION
Businesses of all sizes will play a critical role in leading the UK’s transition to net zero. This expert panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities businesses face in implementing their net zero plans. It will also consider how the financial services sector can support net zero goals.
USD LIBOR TRANSITION SEMINAR
The latest in our series of updates provided by experts from White & Case covering the latest progress and developments in the transition away from USD LIBOR. Partners based on both sides of the Atlantic will share their perspectives on the transition as we head towards USD LIBOR panel cessation in mid-2023.
WHAT'S NEXT? BUSINESS SUPPORT AND RESTRUCTURING IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD
2020/21 saw significant changes to the UK insolvency regime combined with unprecedented levels of government support for businesses as the government sought to mitigate the economic damage of the pandemic and the ensuing lock-downs. As the impact of Covid-19 appears to recede further economic challenges are coming to the fore, with energy costs and inflation putting increasing pressure on both business and household finances.
This panel session will consider the challenges for UK businesses and those finance providers that support them, and consider how the UK support and restructuring regime needs to evolve to cope with an uncertain world.
GOVERNMENT LENDING SCHEMES - MANAGING THE COVID-19 LEGACY AND LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FUTURE
With nearly £80bn lent to 1.6m customers through covid lending schemes, the industry is supporting an unprecedented number of customers through repayments while product markets move back to something more like normal. The panel will discuss the challenges and also the opportunities for a permanent role for government schemes to complement the commercial market.
INVESTING IN WOMEN - USING DATA TO DRIVE BETTER OUTCOMES FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
The last 2 years have seen significant progress in data collection and sharing to better understand the challenges female entrepreneurs face in starting and scaling a business. This expert panel will discuss the role of data in driving better outcomes for entrepreneurs.
Commercial Finance member CEOs, CCOs COOs, MDs, Senior Managers, Client Relationship Managers, Compliance, Analysts, Directors, ABL, Invoice Finance, Heads of the following functions:
Business Risk & Advisory, Clearing Divisions, Credit Underwriting, Finance, Government Loan Schemes, IT, Litigation, Operations, Product, Asset Management, SME Banking, Markets, Strategic Development, Trade & Supply Finance, Regulatory Reporting, Strategy.