Tag: correspondent banking

GTR names BNY Mellon “Best Correspondent Bank” for the second time in a row

BNY Mellon has been officially crowned “Best Correspondent Bank” in this year’s Global Trade Review (GTR) “Leaders in Trade” awards. The award marks the second consecutive year that the bank has won the award since the category was introduced in 2017. Receiving the award on behalf of BNY Mellon at the GTR Awards ceremony last …

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BNY Mellon’s Monika Aminiova discusses SWIFT gpi adoption in Finance Digest

Writing for Finance Digest, BNY Mellon’s Monika Aminiova, EMEA Cash Management Business Development Manager, Treasury Services, takes an in-depth look at how the payments sector could be transformed by SWIFT gpi, and how banks can help the initiative take root. Although still being rolled out, SWIFT gpi’s impact on both the speed and transparency of …

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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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​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 Anand Pande quoted in Euromoney article on challenges in the correspondent banking market

Anand Pande, Head of Supply Chain Finance and Trade at iGTB and founder of The Growth Paradigm Partnership, has been cited in Euromoney in an article on how an operational overhaul is needed for the correspondent banking industry to recover. The article discusses how regulations intended to make the correspondent banking network safer have stifled …

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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom talks to The Banker on the digitalisation of trade at Sibos

During banking’s biggest week, Dominic Broom, global head of trade business development, Treasury Services, BNY Mellon talks to Joy Macknight, editor at The Banker, regarding the major challenges that global trade is facing today as well as how banks should be responding to the digitalisation of trade. The full interview can be seen here.

BNY Mellon’s Daniel Verbruggen speaks to EMEA Finance on the value of local-global bank partnerships

A growth in regulatory requirements and in the cost of compliance, have had a massive impact on the traditional correspondent banking model, with many global banks now reconsidering their relationships with regional and local banks from a compliance, credit and operational risk perspective. However in an interview with EMEA Finance, Daniel Verbruggen, managing director, head of …

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Richard Jones and Duarte Pedreira of Crown Agents Bank discuss emerging-market risks in The Banker

Faced with the regulatory compliance costs of high-risk jurisdictions, many banks have taken the derisking route – cutting down correspondent networks and retreating from certain markets. In the latest edition of The Banker, Richard Jones, CEO of Crown Agents Bank and Duarte Pedreira, the bank’s head of trade finance, offer their insights into the causes …

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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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iGTB’s Anand Pande cited in Trade & Forfaiting Review discussing world trade and the trend for de-risking

Anand Pande, Senior Adviser in Banking at iGTB and founder of the Growth Paradigm Partnership has been cited in Trade & Forfaiting Review in an editor’s piece on world trade and issues around de-risking and reduced correspondent banking networks. In a section of the article discussing widespread concerns that the world was shrinking away from …

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