Tag: GTR

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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UniCredit shortlisted for three GTR Leaders in Trade awards

Global Trade Review has revealed the shortlist for this year’s Leaders in Trade awards, which highlight excellence in the trade, commodity, supply chain and export finance and fintech markets. Moorgate client UniCredit, with its unique European footprint and highly innovative solutions across trade and supply chain finance, has been shortlisted in three of the award …

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Trade finance industry collaboration set to grow in 2018 says UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz in GTR

Looking back at trade finance trends that emerged in 2017 – and taking a view on the year ahead – Adeline de Metz, Global Co-Head of Trade Finance at UniCredit, writes in GTR that there is a resurgent appetite for growth among banks after a period of caution marked by regulatory and compliance concerns such …

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UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz and Cédric Derras discuss the top priorities for corporate treasurers in GTR

With digitalisation at the top of corporate agendas, and increasingly expansion-minded corporates turning to open account trade, treasurers have more – and more complex – requirements than ever. In a joint Q&A for Global Trade Review UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz, Global Co-Head of Trade Finance, and Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management, look at …

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UniCredit’s Luca Corsini explains in GTR how transaction bank evolution is good news for corporates

The current challenging environment in global trade is compelling transaction banks to re-examine client relationships, improve efficiency and step up innovation to remain competitive and future proof their business models. Luca Corsini, Global Head of Trade Finance at UniCredit and new Global GTB Co-Head starting from August, explains in GTR that despite the impetus, it’s …

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iGTB’s Tapan Agarwal cited in Global Trade Review cover story on “regtech”

Tapan Agarwal, product council head at iGTB, has been cited in the cover story of the latest issue of Global Trade Review, speaking on the subject of “regtech” – the use of technology to resolve regulatory issues and manage compliance risk. Agarwal discusses iGTB’s DDIQ engine – developed by OutsideIQ – which uses artificial intelligence to undertake due diligence. DDIQ …

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UniCredit’s David Vials explains how digital tools can help UK corporates capitalise on CEE potential in GTR

UK corporates are increasingly looking to trade with partners in Central and Eastern Europe – a region of remarkable potential. However, heightened counterparty risk and local market complexities can prove to be stumbling blocks. Writing in Global Trade Review, David Vials, Head of Corporate Coverage for UK & Ireland at UniCredit, explains that the way …

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UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz in GTR: Supplier onboarding the key to supply chain finance programme success

In light of persistently low interest rates and a need to achieve financial key performance indicator (KPI) targets, Adeline de Metz, Head of Supply Chain Finance Solutions at UniCredit, explains in GTR that larger corporates are increasingly turning to supply chain finance programmes and receivables finance to optimise their working capital and strengthen supply chains. …

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BNY Mellon and GTR host roundtable in Madrid to discuss the evolution of Spanish trade and the payments industry

Trade financiers have experienced dramatic change in recent years, with the global financial crisis, European debt levels and the slowdown in China just some of the recent obstacles to hit global trade. At a roundtable in Madrid, GTR and BNY Mellon gathered a group of Spanish transaction bankers together to discuss the impact of the …

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ICC reveals Global Survey findings at GTR Asia

Vincent O’Brien, Chair of ICC Banking Commission Market Intelligence, discussed key global trends originating from the Global Survey at the GTR Asia Trade Finance Week held on 8 September in Singapore. These included the sharp increase in the demand for traditional trade finance instruments, as markets take on much riskier profiles, and the expected increase …

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