Thought Leadership

Bolero regularly publishes articles and thought leadership papers on trade finance related subjects, including industry level comment on new initiatives and opportunities.

All are available for download below

Exporters White Paper - Opportunity in the Trade Chain

The move to a global marketplace has stretched the physical and financial supply chain with unexpected consequences for the exporting organisation. In an effort to balance risk with efficiency, trading relationships are utilising the whole range of trade payment terms, from open account to documentary collections and letters of credit. While securing the credit risk element of the trading relationship, the impact of using these instruments is creating significant and often, uncalculated overhead and risk in other areas within the exporting organisation...

BPO White Paper – Accelerating adoption by corporates

The recent launch of the new URBPO (Universal Rules for Bank Payment Obligation) by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has generated a flurry of interest in this new instrument. With work on the collaborative element of the BPO nearing completion, focus is turning to building out the corporate proposition to drive adoption. It’s in this area that banks and technology providers have the opportunity to create compelling and differentiated product offerings...

Bolero Technical White Paper

This paper provides a high level overview of the Bolero solution set and describes how a client will typically engage with Bolero. Through understanding the Bolero technology model, it will become clear that a Bolero implementation is straightforward and does not require a significant amount of resource or effort to be deployed. The purpose of the paper is to provide sufficient information to start planning a Bolero implementation and answer the most typical questions raised by a business prior to signing a contract with Bolero...