Tag Archive: regulation

Deutsche Bank’s Boon-Hiong Chan talks treasury in Asia

Having spoken about the importance of location at the 2015 ACTS Treasury Forum in Singapore, Boon-Hiong Chan, Director, Head of Market Advocacy, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank, expands on recent developments in various Asian treasury environments and their attractions as local treasury centre bases. From supply chain- and trade-related factors to regulatory, legal and tax variances, corporates must carefully …

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ICC release 2015 Trade Register, revealing low risk in trade finance

This year’s International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s Trade Register illustrates the favourable risk profile of trade finance. The ICC Trade Register – now in its fifth year – includes 13 million transactions from 2007-2014, and encompasses a total exposure of over US $7.6 trillion. The significant increase in data size for this year’s …

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Tradeweb’s Andrew Bernard writes in Regulation Asia about how regulation is accelerating uptake of e-trading

Regulation and innovation are working in concert to promote greater transparency, efficiency and liquidity in derivatives markets, says Andrew Bernard, head of Asia at Tradeweb, writing in Regulation Asia. Legislators around the world are working to realise the commitment made by G20 nations at Pittsburgh in 2009, which requires all standardised OTC-derivatives trades to be executed on electronic platforms, cleared …

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S&P’s December edition of Infrastructure Outlook looks to Paris for a future energy framework

As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) draws to a close in Paris this week, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance and Head of Environmental Research at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P), explores the likely outcomes in this month’s Infrastructure Outlook. Wilkins suggests that COP21 success would be the realisation …

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S&P discusses the future of climate change ahead of COP21

As the world looks to the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris – COP21 – the future of a low-carbon global economy is high on the agenda. Governments will seek strategies to limit the rise of global temperatures – with a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius being the target. But making the jump to a …

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Tradeweb’s Andrew Bernard discusses the state of derivatives regulation in Futures and Options World

In response to the global financial crisis of 2008, policymakers around the world have set about reforming derivatives regulations to make the financial system stronger and more resilient, writes Andrew Bernard, head of Asia at Tradeweb, in Futures and Options World. To this end, the G20 Pittsburgh Summit called for standardised OTC derivatives to be subject to …

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UniCredit’s Michele Gentile argues for a collaborative response to KYC and KYT in GTFI

Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Transaction (KYT) requirements are subjecting banks and their corporate clients to increasing pressure, writes Michele Gentile, head of FI clearing sales at UniCredit, in Global Treasury & Finance Insights. The regulations require banks to carry out detailed research into each of their counterparties – a demand which weighs heavily as corporates look …

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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom features in Global Finance’s TCM Supplement

Correspondent banking continues to be the life-blood of international trade, yet the relationships that underpin the correspondent banking model are undergoing unprecedented change. In Global Finance, Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury Services EMEA, BNY Mellon, discusses how the ongoing cost of compliance, coupled with large fines on banks for non-compliance with anti-money laundering and other …

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In Global Banking & Finance Review, Andrew Reid, Deutsche Bank, looks at the SEPA-zone one year on

In Global Banking and Finance Review, Andrew Reid looks at all the possible ways that treasurers can begin to offset the cost of compliance by leveraging SEPA’s benefits to maximise efficiency and operational cost savings for a more robust treasury set-up. Reid writes that ‘The SEPA mindset brought with it a renewed focus on treasury …

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Deutsche Bank’s Andrew Reid on optimising treasury post-SEPA, in Banking Technology

Andrew Reid, Head of Cash Management Corporates for EMEA, Deutsche Bank, looks forwards from the one-year anniversary of compliance, to the possible advances ahead. Reid explains in Banking Technology ‘SEPA’s technological achievements can be leveraged further. For example, the data-rich nature of the ISO 20022 XML standard and the fact that it is now the sole format used …

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