Tag Archive: blockchain

BNY Mellon’s Margaret Guevara explains how banks are adapting to fintech technology in article for Revista Fortuna

The rapid innovation of financial technology or “fintech” holds enormous potential to reengineer the payments space. And with investment in the sector soaring at an astonishing rate, fintech reach is only expected to grow. For Mexican publication Revista Fortuna, Margaret Guevara, Head of Sales and Relationship Management for Mexico and Central America, BNY Mellon Treasury …

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Linking up to the blockchain: Commerzbank’s Gerhard Schipp looks for banking collaboration in an article for TradeReady

Blockchain is not just for Bitcoin. In article for the TradeReady blog, Gerhard Schipp, Commerzbank’s Head of Product Management Trade & Supply Chain Finance, explains that distributed ledger technology could enhance the efficiency, transparency and security of cross-border trade transactions. He notes that applying blockchain to trade could also allow banks comprehensive, real-time overviews of …

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BNY Mellon’s Dhiru Tanna discusses the huge potential of blockchain in FX-MM

Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that underpins bitcoin, is leading the financial industry’s technology revolution and has huge transformative potential. In FX-MM, Tanna examines the progress of distributed ledger technology – such as the growing involvement of regulators – and its potential with respect to smart contracts and risk mitigation. Furthermore, the article describes how …

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Commerzbank’s Petra Burckhardt explores blockchain’s value in trade finance in Global Trade magazine

‘Blockchain’ may be the financial services industry’s mantra of choice at the moment, but how can the technology realistically be applied to trade finance? That is the question Petra Burckhardt, Commerzbank’s Global Head, Product Management Trade Services, asks in Global Trade magazine. In her article, ‘Evolution, Not Revolution’, Burckhardt notes that the technology may indeed enhance …

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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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iGTB’s Payments Services Hub enables blockchain payment with CIBC, covered in specialist press

iGTB have announced that its client CIBC has implemented phase 1 of the bank’s next generation payments infrastructure for business clients. CIBC’s goal is to drive growth by leading with innovation while helping to simplify how clients manage their business. Phil Griffiths, SVP & Head of Global Transaction Banking, CIBC said: “CIBC is focused on innovation …

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UniCredit’s Thomas Dolenga puts big data, blockchain and instant payments under the lense in new treasurer’s guide

Technology has been at the core of banks’ treasury and cash management services for many years, but today it is becoming increasingly important, writes Thomas Dolenga, Head of Cash Management Products, Global Transaction Banking, at UniCredit in Going Global, Going Digital, the bank’s new guide for treasurers, produced in partnership with TMI. Certainly, with trends such …

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TMI features comment from BNY Mellon on this year’s Tacitus Lecture

The recent annual World Traders’ Livery Company’s Tacitus Lecture, delivered by former Deputy Governor of The Bank of England, Sir Paul Tucker, was on the topic of “A New International Monetary System in a New World Order”. BNY Mellon is an official sponsor of this year’s Lecture – as well as the upcoming Tacitus Debate …

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BNY Mellon talks blockchain technology in FX-MM

Activity in the fintech arena is hotting up, with a flurry of bank-fintech partnerships driving the exploration of the blockchain’s potential to streamline the payments process. In an Expert View article for FX-MM, Dhiru Tanna, Sales Officer, Treasury Services EMEA, BNY Mellon, discusses how the blockchain could transform the transaction space, and how 2016 could …

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Deutsche Bank’s Rhomaios Ram speaks to Bitcoin Magazine on fintech partnerships

Strategic alliances are the future for banks and fintechs alike, allowing both to survive in an increasingly competitive environment, explained Rhomaios Rham to Bitcoin Magazine – ahead of a whitepaper to be published by Deutsche Bank on the same. Rham said that in his experience fintechs are keen to partner, as “they see the benefits that …

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