Tag: digitisation

Commerzbank’s Angela Koll praises the BPO in BCR’s 2018 Supply Chain Finance Report

Speaking at BCR’s 2018 Supply Chain Finance Summit, Angela Koll, Specialist, Trade & Supply Chain Finance at Commerzbank, offers her views in this year’s edition of the Supply Chain Finance Report, which accompanies the event. On pages 27-28, Koll highlights the value that the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO) can bring to the industry.

ICC Banking Commission discusses the growth of digitisation of trade finance in GTNews

In a recent article for GTNews, David Bischof, Senior Policy Manager at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission, explains why trade finance must move towards digitisation in the industry. Indeed, according to ICC’s latest Global Survey on Trade Finance, there has been a slow uptake of digitisation, in part due to the size …

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ICC Global Survey featured in The Banker

The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Banking Commission’s 2016 Global Survey on Trade Finance has been featured in an article in The Banker. With a considerable shortage of trade finance, asset managers are showing greater interest in providing financial support for global trade, as digitisation opens up the market to these new players – particularly …

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The race is on; SFS CEO explains the fight for pole position in ‘Industry 4.0’ for Industry Week

In a recent article for Industry Week, Siemen Financial Services CEO Roland Chalons-Browne explores how digital technologies are transforming the global manufacturing industry, highlighting how the U.S. and Germany are fighting for pole position as leader of the new digital manufacturing era or ‘Industry 4.0’. Yet realizing the full potential of digitalization will rely on …

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Digitalisation and the risk of ‘social engineering’ – Commerzbank warns of the new cybercrime in FX-MM

In an article for specialist magazine, FX-MM, Commerzbank’s cybercrime specialists in cash services find that in the digital age, it is often the human – rather than the computer – that is targeted by criminals in payment fraud. Digitalisation has greatly benefitted the corporate transaction environment. In addition to improving efficiency, digital systems have added …

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BNY Mellon features in three articles in the latest edition of TFR

The latest edition of TFR features thought-leadership contributions from three key BNY Mellon spokespeople across three separate articles. In an exclusive piece, BNY Mellon chief currency strategist, Simon Derrick, discusses how there is plenty to suggest that the yen, rather than the euro, will weaken if levels of risk tolerance improve. To read this article …

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BNY Mellon features twice in Sibos Online

The transaction world is in the midst of dramatic change and banks are being required to adapt to an unprecedented level of transformation. Technology is the predominant driving force, bringing a whole new range of capabilities and expectations. In two separate articles for Sibos Online, Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury Services EMEA, BNY Mellon, discusses …

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UniCredit’s Alfredo Bresciani discusses digital technology, working capital and how treasurers can manage their workloads in GTR

Though liquidity has become cheap among large corporates, the need to optimise working capital remains as pressing as ever. Yet as treasurers look to keep their balance sheets in check, they face mounting pressures in other areas and must be wary of succumbing to excessive workloads, writes Alfredo Bresciani, head of trade finance international sales at …

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Deutsche Bank in the Euromoney Transaction Services Guide on investing in technology

David Watson, head of GTB client access products, and Rick Striano, head of platforms and investments for trade finance and cash management corporates at Deutsche Bank, discuss the technology dilemma in Euromoney‘s Transaction Services Guide 2015. While spending on innovation is squeezed thinner than ever, banks must innovate to stay in the race. David and Rick …

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Euromoney interviews Commerzbank transaction banking heads

As part of a Euromoney profile series, featuring interviews with the GTB heads of top ranking banks from the Euromoney Cash Management Survey 2014, Commerzbank’s senior transaction bankers talked strategy with Kimberley Long. Frank-Oliver Wolf, Head of Commerzbank Transaction Services Germany and Reinhard Furthmayr, Head of Product Management Cash Services, explained the institution’s focus on …

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