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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom and Joon Kim discuss leveraging technology to fuel global trade in TFR’s sibos issue

At the end of 2016, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) predicted that, for the first time in 15 years, world trade grew slower than global GDP. Much of this slowdown is due to Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) requirements that have made financing trade costlier and more complex, inhibiting expansion. In a commentary article for …

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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom and Joon Kim explain how digitalization can support global trade growth in Banking Technology

In a commentary article for Banking Technology, BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Dominic Broom, global head of trade business development, and Joon Kim, head of global trade product, discuss how bank-led collaboration can drive new digital solutions that help support trade growth. Broom and Kim explain that in the current “fintech era” of digital innovation, it …

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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom explains how digitalisation can transform trade in GTR

In a commentary article for GTR, Dominic Broom, BNY Mellon’s Head of Trade Business Development explains that with new regulatory challenges, a widening trade finance gap and an evolving digital landscape, banks must ensure they are well positioned to support global trade opportunities and provide an optimised client experience. Broom explains that technology can play …

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BNY Mellon’s Diego Ortellado speaks to Colombian magazine Coyuntura Pyme on the rapidly evolving payments industry

For Columbian magazine Coyuntura Pyme, Diego Ortellado, BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Head of Sales and Relationship Management for South America, discusses how the global payments industry is being rapidly reshaped by a number of market forces and new developments. Ortellado explains how developments such as financial technology or “fintech”, and an increasingly competitive market, are causing …

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iGTB’s Herber de Ruijter discusses how banks can make the most of APIs

Banks should take the initiative with APIs, says iGTB’s Head of Digital, Herber de Ruijter, in the first of a series of blogs by iGTB in the lead-up to Sibos 2017. New legislation requiring banks to share data with third-party providers through APIs comes into force in 2018, but it should be seen as an opportunity …

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In Trade Arabia, BNY Mellon’s Bana Akkad Azhari discusses how fintech can drive financial sector growth in the Middle East

  Technological innovation is changing the face of finance. In recent years fintech investment has reached new highs across the North America, Asia, and Europe. Now, fintech is gaining recognition across the Middle East – bringing with it the promise of enhanced efficiency, security and transparency. Moreover, banks in the region are propelling digital developments …

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BNY Mellon’s Bana Akkad Azhari discusses how bank-fintech collaboration is creating opportunities for trade in the Middle East in Cash and Trade

Recent years have heralded a new, dynamic “fintech era”. Global investment in fintech has skyrocketed in recent years, yet, the vast majority of fintech investment originates from other regions, with the Middle East only accountable for 0.1% of the global total in 2016. However, fintech companies are increasingly looking at how new innovations can improve …

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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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In Banker Middle East, BNY Mellon’s Bana Akkad Azhari considers fintech’s potential to transform the region’s financial landscape

Global fintech investment is soaring, nearly doubling to US$23.3 billion in 2016, from US$12 billion in 2014. Yet, the Middle East currently lays claim to just 0.1 per cent of this. Nevertheless, fuelled by the growing influence of a millennial population and rising expectations for efficiency, transparency and accessibility, fintech initiatives are rapidly gaining purchase …

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UniCredit’s Jan Kupfer and Claudio Camozzo on bank-fintech collaboration in Finance Digest

With banks and fintechs both bringing a raft of new innovations to the industry, how these two parties co-exist in today’s environment remains a key question. While some banks may have seen fintechs as a threat, many are now trying to learn from their innovative mindsets and agile setups. Collaboration is now being viewed as the preferred approach, with banks …

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