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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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