Category: Transaction Banking

Commerzbank’s Ruediger Geis remains optimistic for world trade in Euromoney

Euromoney‘s latest edition has cited Ruediger Geis, Head Product Management Trade at Commerzbank, in an article accompanying the magazine’s 2018 Trade Finance Survey. The feature focuses on addressing the “gaps” in global trade finance – the considerable amount of trade that remains unfinanced around the world. “We should all be looking for ways to fill these gaps …

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Crown Agents Bank shortlisted for British Expertise International Awards 2018

Crown Agents Bank has been shortlisted for British Expertise’s prestigious International Collaborative Project award following recognition of its successful collaboration with a leading international charity. The longstanding partnership provides the charity with the secure – and competitively priced – supply of foreign exchange it needs. Now in its fourth year, this strong relationship is built on the …

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iGTB unveils vision for transaction banking future in two new whitepapers – covered in specialist press

iGTB has launched two whitepapers outlining its vision of “contextual banking” – which sees banks use contextual data to provide clients with automatic and tailored recommendations via a digital platform. The papers argue such an approach will bring customer service to unprecedented highs – providing simple, one-click solutions for cash management and payments optimisation – …

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Sibos 2017: UniCredit’s Simone del Guerra discusses the future of transaction banking in video for Global Finance

Speaking in an Expert Perspectives video for Global Finance magazine at this year’s Sibos conference in Toronto, Simone Del Guerra, Global Head of Transactional Sales at UniCredit, discusses the challenges facing correspondent banks, the impact of Swift gpi and instant payments, and considers whether banking is still a people business in the wake of technological …

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iGTB’s Michel Jacobs quoted in Global Finance magazine in article on AI in banking

Michel Jacobs, Head of Global Sales and Head of Digital & Payments at iGTB, has been quoted in in a feature article for the December 2017 issue of Global Finance magazine. The article discusses how AI is making waves in CFO offices, and explores where its promise of efficiency will have the greatest impact. Jacobs notes, …

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PSD2 regulation is a catalyst for innovation, says Deutsche Bank in Banking Technology

PSD2 comes into force on 13 January 2018. It aims to open up the European payments market to greater competition and transparency, but Christian Schaefer, global head of payments, cash management, Deutsche Bank, believes its effect will be more far-reaching. Writing for Banking Technology magazine, Schaefer suggests it is no exaggeration to say that the result will …

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​Crown Agents Bank’s Albert Maasland cited in Global Risk Regulator on impact of Caribbean derisking

The Banker‘s Global Risk Regulator magazine has cited Albert Maasland, CEO of Crown Agents Bank, on the impact on the Caribbean of banks’ derisking. With the region having been “hurt disproportionately” by the withdrawal of correspondent banking services, Maasland notes that “Losing access to dollar payment capabilities for the commercial banking sector can be very, very difficult”.

iGTB’s Andrew England on how banks can ensure success with their digital transformations in Global Banking and Finance Review

Andrew England, Head of Strategy at iGTB, has written for Global Banking and Finance Review, where he identifies some critical patterns and behaviours shaping the today’s transaction banking industry. Focusing on three key topics – digital deployment, standardisation and business development – England explains that aspiring leaders of transaction banks today must look beyond in-house initiatives to ensure the …

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How Deutsche Bank is forging a path to PSD2 compliance – bobsguide reports

Are you PSD2-Ready?, a new whitepaper published by Deutsche Bank, outlines a number of challenges for banks tasked with becoming PSD2-compliant. bobsguide sat down with Christian Schaefer, Global Head of Payments, Cash Management, Deutsche Bank, to discuss the report’s key findings. Read the full article here.  

Do not place PSD2 on the back burner, says Deutsche Bank in FTSE Global Markets

On January 13th, 2018, the new European Directive on Payment Services in the Internal Market (PSD2) comes into effect, marking the next stage of the European payments market’s transformation. Christian Schaefer, global head of payments, Cash Management, Deutsche Bank, explains the implementation hurdles and opportunities in an article for FTSE Global Markets magazine – and …

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