Tag Archive: distributed ledger

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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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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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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