Tag: financial technology

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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Andrew England, iGTB, tells TFR that banks are sprucing up their legacy systems

In a 60 Second Interview with the October edition of TFR, iGTB’s Head of Strategy Andrew England says he sees the trade finance and cash management landscape broadening out as banks review whether they want to build or buy trade and cash solutions going forwards. Andrew talks about the challenges facing banks, having looked at …

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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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Commerzbank scoops three treasury awards

Following outreach from Moorgate, Commerzbank has won a raft of awards for its treasury and cash management services. Commerzbank has been named both the ‘Best Bank for Payments and Collections in Central and Eastern Europe’ and the ‘Best Provider of Treasury and Cash Management in Germany’ by leading financial magazine, Global Finance. The ‘Treasury and Cash Management Provider’ awards recognise the institutions standing …

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Bank-fintech alliances to revolutionise B2B payments says new Deutsche Bank whitepaper

Banks and fintechs should partner rather than compete, says Deutsche Bank’s whitepaper ‘FinTech 2.0: Creating new opportunities through strategic alliance’. In the new paper on technological innovation, Deutsche Bank posits that far from seeing them as competition, traditional banks must collaborate with industry disruptors and new players in order to continue to innovate. “Innovation is not …

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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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Deutsche Bank’s Kevin Garlan discusses allying with fintech disruptors in Payments Source

Kevin Garlan, Deutsche Bank, discuss the market drivers making bank-fintech partnerships the optimal environment for payments innovation in 2016 with Payments Source.

EMEA Finance speaks to iGTB’s Madhu K for an expert’s opinion on cybercrime

As chief information security officer at iGTB, Madhu K was a natural choice for EMEA Finance magazine’s article entitled “Getting Smart on Cyber-Crime – An Expert’s Opinion”. Exploring the growing threat of cyber-attacks, the vulnerability of banks and the seismic change created by new technologies, Madhu details the four biggest security threats – from organised …

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iGTB attends Global Business Leaders Conference, which stresses the power of business for good

This month, Moorgate attended INSEAD’s Global Business Leaders Conference: ‘Europe: What Works!’, held in Vienna. The conference was attended by business leaders and strategic thinkers – including iGTB’s Phil Cantor, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of PreSales and Jacob Derbyshire of Giant iTab, the prize draw winner of iGTB’s soon to be published ‘SME Banking …

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BNY Mellon and iGTB discuss the future of transaction banking in FX-MM

Transaction banking is becoming increasingly recognised as the backbone of finance and the foundation upon which client relationships are built. Yet the transaction banking landscape is undergoing a period of immense change, with growing volumes of global trade, rapid developments in technology, the increasing presence of non-banks, and the evolving role of the corporate treasurer …

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