Author Archives: Editorial Team

Report: Africa holds an immense opportunity for trade

In the first analysis in a series covering African trade, we examine the opportunities on the continent and why players in global trade must expand their investment and support for Africa –a region that holds huge potential for economic growth. … Read More

How artificial intelligence will power the future of trade compliance

Manoj Saxena, TradeSun’s Chief Product Officer, outlines how artificial intelligence will transform compliance for global trade, overhaul risk management teams and help to combat economic crime.
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Exciting news today- IBM and TradeSun®, Inc. join forces

TradeSun is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with IBM to deliver TradeSun’s Astra™ AI Trade Finance Platform into global banking operations worldwide. … Read More

BAFT invites TradeSun CEO, Nigel Hook to speak at their Virtual Trade Finance Workshop II August 17–19, 2021

The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade, BAFT, invites Nigel Hook to present on AML / KYC Automation August 17 at 13:25 ET/18:25 BST/19:25 CEST … Read More

Piecing together the financing puzzle for trade in emerging markets

Nigel Hook, TradeSun’s Chief Executive Officer, explains the critical role trade plays in socio-economic prosperity and why supporting smaller companies, the backbone of emerging markets, to grow offers rich opportunities for stakeholders in trade. … Read More

Navigating the choppy waters of sanctions with intelligent shipping data

Nigel Hook, our Chief Executive Officer and an alumni of the FBI Citizens Academy, explains why stakeholders across supply chains need comprehensive and intelligent vessel data to steer clear of sanctions lists as regulators take a hard-line approach. … Read More

Criminals are getting smarter – and banks must be on high alert

High-profile scandals have rocked global trade over the last year – and as criminals become more technologically capable, stakeholders in trade finance transactions need to be vigilant. … Read More

Stanbic Bank Kenya launches market-leading solution as part of its Trade Finance Digitization journey with TradeSun

Stanbic Bank Kenya understands that its clients operate in a fast-paced environment that requires the efficient and accurate handling of their trade finance … Read More

Joining the data dots to combat trade finance fraud

Manoj Saxena, our Chief Product Officer, spoke at the London Institute of Banking & Finance’s Annual Trade Finance Compliance Conference earlier this month. In his first blog, he shares his post-event thoughts on why technology will be vital in joining the dots in trade compliance. … Read More

TradeSun®, Inc. expands global resources and welcomes Andrey Klepikov as Chief Program Officer

TradeSun®, Inc. expands global resources and welcomes Andrey Klepikov as Chief Program Officer. TradeSun, Inc. continues our expansion plans … Read More