S&P Global Ratings tells Blue & Green Tomorrow that greater standardisation will help green bonds flourish in real estate

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Green bonds – bonds issued to fund sustainable investments – are growing in the global real estate sector. In a commentary for a leading sustainability specialist, Blue & Green Tomorrow, Eric Tanguy, Senior Director at S&P Global Ratings, suggests that green bonds are increasingly aligning the interests of commercial real estate tenants, commercial real estate …

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Deutsche Bank’s Lisa Rossi explains to Euromoney why strategic liquidity management is crucial today

At a time when banks are more reluctant than formerly to take short-term deposits from clients with surplus liquidity, Lisa Rossi, Global Head of Liquidity and Investment Product Development and Head of Institutional Cash Management UK at Deutsche Bank, tells Euromoney that strong liquidity management is more important than ever for corporates. The Euromoney article, …

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Specialist press cover Falcon Group’s expansion to Perth

Having successfully completed deals ranging from US$1 million to US$20 million in value from its base in Sydney, leading specialist financier, Falcon Group, has opened a second Australian office in Perth – with a particular focus on providing support to mining and the mining services sector across Western Australia. “The mining sector is a long …

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As the regulatory bar rises, Crown Agents Bank’s Richard Jones looks for commitment to trade finance in Trade & Forfaiting Review

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In an article for leading publication, Trade & Forfaiting Review, Richard Jones, CEO of Crown Agents Bank, explains that a strong commitment to trade finance in developing economies – combined with adequate investment in due diligence – can help mitigate the unintended consequences of regulatory compliance. The article, ‘Counting the Cost’, stresses that new regulatory …

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“Reinventing payments in an era of Modernization”: BNY Mellon launches new fintech report

BNY Mellon’s paper, “Reinventing payments in an era of Modernization” examines the fintech-fuelled changes taking place in the payments space. Analysing survey results from more than 100 banks, the paper outlines the varied strategies being employed by banks to align themselves with the emerging payments environment. Coauthored by Tony Brady (Head of Global Product Management, BNY …

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Only through collaboration can real-time cross-border payments become a reality, says BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom in EMEA Finance

With domestic real-time payments systems being launched in countries across the globe, and with cross-border payment volumes soaring,  efforts to develop a global real-time payments system must be a key priority for banks. However, achieving such an ambitious project is no easy task – significant challenges including the achievement of interoperability and regulatory harmony. In …

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“Banks spearheading global payments modernisation” writes BNY Mellon’s Chris Mager in Global Banking and Finance Review

Financial technology has become a huge mobiliser of change in the transaction space. A key catalyst for the recent innovation surge has been the rise of fintech providers, whose exceptional digital know-how, affinity with the needs of millennials, and distinct lack of regulatory boundaries, made them well-positioned to create experience-changing concepts. However, writing in Global …

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BNY Mellon and GTR host roundtable in Madrid to discuss the evolution of Spanish trade and the payments industry

Trade financiers have experienced dramatic change in recent years, with the global financial crisis, European debt levels and the slowdown in China just some of the recent obstacles to hit global trade. At a roundtable in Madrid, GTR and BNY Mellon gathered a group of Spanish transaction bankers together to discuss the impact of the …

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BNY Mellon’s Cihat Takunyaci and Margaret Guevara explore the opportunities that could be leveraged through a strong Turkey-Mexico trading relationship

Trade between Turkey and Mexico is gathering momentum, increasing 15 fold between 1999 and 2015. Writing, in Cash and Trade, Cihat Takunyaci, BNY Mellon’s Country Manager for Turkey, and Margaret Guevara, BNY Mellon’s Head of Sales and Relationship Management, suggest the full potential of Turkey-Mexico trading opportunities is yet to be realised. Trading potential in industries …

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BNY Mellon features in Euromoney article on the changing face of transaction banking and the surge in banking alliances

Correspondent banking is a crucial facilitator for international trade, yet due to a number of factors – including compliance demands, many banks are being forced to withdraw from some of their correspondent banking relationships. In Euromoney, BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom (Head of Treasury Services EMEA) explains how correspondent banking has moved towards selective specialism, with non-compete local-global bank alliances …

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