UniCredit roll out of cross-border instant payments solution in Italy and Germany covered by specialist press

Immediately after the European instant payments infrastructure was officially in operation on 21st November, UniCredit conducted its inaugural instant payment from Germany to Italy. The payment took exactly 2.5 seconds to be completed, demonstrating the bank’s capabilities in both countries and across borders. This makes UniCredit the first bank to offer real-time payments in Germany …

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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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Deutsche Bank’s Andy Reid takes stock on SEPA’s first anniversary in FX-MM

This August will mark one year since the compliance deadline for SEPA. In this month’s FX-MM, Andrew Reid, Head of Cash Management Corporates for EMEA, Deutsche Bank, looks back at what this meant for the eurozone, and how corporates both within and outside the SEPA-zone are now looking to capitalise on post-compliance advantages. To read the full …

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Deutsche Bank’s Andrew Reid on SEPA’s 1st anniversary, in TMI

TMI takes stock as we draw near the end of the first year of the SEPA-zone. Andrew Reid, Head of Cash Management Corporates EMEA Deutsche Bank, explains that, in the post migration era, corporates are looking at leveraging SEPA developments to achieve the next stages of cash management via automation and centralisation. To read the full article, …

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Fernando Santini of UniCredit discusses the lessons of Enel’s SEPA migration in FX-MM

For those still adjusting their systems to become compliant with the rules of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) – such as those in the Central and Eastern European region – it will be important to learn from the experience of those who have gone before them. Thanks to the large volume of transactions it processes (in excess of 20 …

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Daniel Schmand of Deutsche Bank, speaks to GTR about early supply chain financing

This month’s Global Trade Review explores the demand for earlier supply chain financing and the ways in which banks are meeting this demand. Deutsche Bank’s Daniel Schmand, Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management Corporates EMEA discusses the tools at hand and how SEPA’s standardisation has opened up new possibilities. To read the full article, please click …

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MENA can access SEPA's benefits too, explains Deutsche Bank's Jens Mikolajczak

Deutsche Bank’s Co-Head of Corporate Cash Management, EMEA, writes in Cash & Trade magazine about the relevance of the Single Euro Payments Area to non-euro corporates. Jens Mikolajczak discusses the ways in which SEPA can lower the hurdles for trade and extend efficiency benefits, particularly for multinationals. To read the full article, please click here.

New Year, new challenges for Andrew Reid in TMI interview

Deutsche Bank’s Co-Head of Cash Management Corporates, EMEA, Andrew Reid, spoke to Treasury Management International about the outlook for 2015 – in personal, professional and industry terms, including significant trends, the post-SEPA environment and ongoing treasury challenges. To read the full article, please click here.