Category Archive: Moorgate

ICC Chairman, Sunil Mittal, talks free trade and protectionism on Ian King Live

Yesterday evening, Sunil Mittal, Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), appeared on Sky News’ Ian King Live, discussing his concerns about the growing movement away from free trade. The interview came ahead of the ICC’s World Trade Agenda Day in London today. To watch the full interview, please click here.

Deutsche Bank’s Shahrokh Moinian explores the global implications of the EU’s new Directive on Payment Services, in the Asian Banker

On 13th January 2018, the second European Directive on Payment Services, or PSD2 as it is more commonly referred to, will come into application. With a just under a year to go until implementation, Shahrokh Moinian, Deutsche Bank’s Global Head of Cash Management Corporates, explores PSD2’s potential impacts in the Asian Banker. “PSD2 is much more …

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CFE’s prison entrepreneurship report featured in The Guardian

A prison entrepreneurship report by the Centre for Entrepreneurs’ (CFE) has featured in an article in The Guardian. The article, which discusses how an enterprise course could help rehabilitation, cites figures directly from the report on prisoners’ suitability for entrepreneurship, as well as the potential reduced reoffending rates in the UK following entrepreneurship programmes in …

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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing post-Brexit trade deals on Ian King Live

Last week, ICC UK’s Chris Southworth appeared on Ian King Live – Sky News, discussing the UK’s potential trade deals post-Brexit. Following the Prime Minister’s speech indicating that the UK will leave the Single Market, as well as developments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Chris discusses the opportunities and complexities that UK exporters …

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TFR reports on ICC UK’s Annual Trade Finance Conference

TFR recently reported on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom’s 2016 Trade Finance Conference held in December. The conference covered a range of topics from Brexit, global economic uncertainty, and trade finance shortages, to regulation, compliance and the growth of digitisation. It provided a platform for trade finance figures in the UK and Europe …

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ICC UK’s Sir Mike Rake discussing Brexit on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme

Sir Mike Rake, Chair of ICC United Kingdom, appeared early this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. Interviewed by presenters John Humphrys and Sarah Montague, Sir Mike was first questioned on broadband investment and connectivity, and proceeded to discuss the importance of transitional arrangements and being “intensely practical” while the UK negotiates trade agreements …

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BNY Mellon features in EMEA Finance correspondent banking article

Providing services across borders can present significant challenges to transaction banks operating in the EMEA region. In EMEA Finance, Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury Services EMEA at BNY Mellon, describes the obstacles that banks face and the importance of maintaining a thorough understanding of all legal and regulatory specifications in the countries involved in order …

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In Banking Technology’s Sibos edition, BNY Mellon’s Anthony Brady explains the importance of collaboration for enhancing global payments

Fintech companies dedicated to the renovation of outdated payment systems using cutting-edge technology have emerged across the globe. Whilst initially banks viewed fintech with trepidation and uncertainty, increasingly banks are embracing the “fintech revolution”. In Banking Technology, BNY Mellon’s Anthony Brady (Global Head of Business Strategy and Market Solutions, Treasury Services) discusses how banks are …

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Banks must become the “engine room” driving digital change says BNY Mellon in Cash & Trade

Technological transformation is occurring across the finance world, with digitally-driven enhancements making transactions and processes increasingly efficient, transparent and accessible. Fintech companies equipped with real digital creativity initiated this sea of change, but can these new market entrants continue to drive industry developments? BNY Mellon’s Anthony Brady (Global Head of Business Strategy, Market Solutions and …

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BNY Mellon’s Michael Bellacosa discusses how banks’ strategies are evolving in response to fintech and digitisation in TMI’s Sibos edition

The payments space has undergone a significant shake-up in recent years, with new technology capabilities and a mass of fintech companies bursting onto the scene. Banks have subsequently been forced to attune to an increasingly digital landscape and a growth of competition. Yet while this revolution has posed challenge to the banking industry, it also presents …

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