Berne Union – ICISA joint industry survey 2017

The Berne Union and ICISA have conducted a market survey among their respective members.

The results show a mixed picture. While the prospects for many commodity exporting countries are considered modest, most members see the developments in developed economies with some optimism. However, the risks of over-regulation and protectionism are noted by some members. Please find the press release below.

BU-ICISA 2017 State of the Industry Press Release

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Job Vacancy: MLT Committee Support Manager

Applications are invited for the position of MLT Committee Support Manager.

The role is based in London, as part of the Secretariat team, and successful candidates will report to the Secretary General.

A full job spec is attached here:

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Interested parties should apply by sending a CV and covering letter via email to Berne Union President Topi Vesteri (topi.vesteri@finnvera.fi​) by no later than Monday 30th January 2017. All applications will be treated in confidence.

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Vinco David Appointed Secretary General of the Berne Union

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The Berne Union today announced the appointment of Mr. Vinco David as Secretary General.

Mr. David will leave his current position as a Management Team Member and Head of International Relations, Product Development, Marketing and Communications at Atradius Dutch State Business to join the Secretariat on 1st March 2017.

He takes over from Kai Preugschat, who departed earlier this month.

Find attached here a full press release: sg-appointment-2016

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2016 Yearbook Published

yearbook-shotThe 2016 Yearbook has been released and is now available via the publications section of this website.

Many thanks to all of our contributors and supporters this year.

We hope you enjoy the business insight, market analysis and commentary provided.

The 2017 Yearbook will be published in serial format, starting from January. If you would like to be considered as a contributor, please contact pheaney@berneunion.org

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Press Release: Lisbon AGM

The 2016 Berne Union AGM took place between 24-26 October, hosted in Lisbon by COSEC.

A press release is available here: press-release-bu-agm-lisbon-10-16

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