Université d’été de la traduction financière, Brussels, Belgium

The French Société française des traducteurs (SFT) is organizing its biennial summer school on financial translation from 4 to 6 July 2016 at the bank BNP Paribas in Brussels, Belgium.

Here are some extracts from the organisers’ description:

“SFT’s summer school for financial translators began with informal networking among translators working for brokerages, banks and the Paris Bourse at the end of the 1980s.

With support from the Bourse and the French financial community, these exchanges became a one-day, then a three-day conference (2002), with a series of business lunches along the way.

The wave of new financial products that preceded the 2007-2008 crisis provided further impetus, followed by new regulatory environments and a host of new investment products. […]

Effective cross-border and cross-cultural communication is a critical challenge for companies and public authorites, with markets moving faster than ever. Confidentiality and timing issues are regularly in the spotlight. Financial translation is no place for amateurs or hastily compiled teams of anonymous providers ‘found on the internet’.”

For the full programme and details on how to register click here.

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