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UniCredit’s Thomas Dusch on the lessons learnt since the instant payments go live in TMI

With the European Payments Council’s SCT Inst scheme going live across Europe in November 2017, Thomas Dusch, Deputy Global Head of Global Transaction Banking at UniCredit discusses in Treasury Management International the lessons learnt in the months since – arguing that excellent client uptake and system stability are reasons for optimism, while collaborative solutions must …

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UniCredit’s Cédric Derras writes in TMI that the European payments landscape is entering a promising new era in 2018

With significant developments such as SWIFT gpi, instant payments, and the Second Payment Services Directive all either coming into play or entering full maturation in the European payments market, Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management at UniCredit, explains in Treasury Management International how these initiatives add up for corporates, who stand to benefit from faster, …

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UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz and Raphael Barisaac in TXF Chronicle on bank-led collaborative initiatives bringing innovation to trade finance

The continuing move toward open account trade and away from traditional trade finance techniques offers corporates new levels of speed and flexibility, but it also exposes them to higher risks. Writing in TXF, Adeline de Metz and Raphael Barisaac, Global Co-Heads of Trade Finance at UniCredit, a number of bank-led collaborative initiatives are addressing the …

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UniCredit’s Jan Kupfer on the opportunities for treasury transformation and digitisation in executive interview in TMI

Jan Kupfer, Global Co-Head of Global Transaction Banking at UniCredit, has been featured in an executive interview for TMI magazine. In the interview, Kupfer discusses new announcements around payments digitisation and how these are informing the bank and corporate agenda. As part of this discussion, Kupfer talks about instant payments and cross-border payments initiatives such as …

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UniCredit’s Luca Corsini and Jan Kupfer in TMI interview on the drivers behind the transaction banking digital revolution

The transaction banking landscape is undergoing a dramatic transformation. With new technologies such as SWIFT gpi, instant payments, and blockchain bringing a host of improvements and new possibilities, Jan Kupfer and Luca Corsini, Global Co-Heads, Global Transaction Banking at UniCredit, discuss the latest trends, their likely impacts, and how the industry can draw together to maximise the …

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UniCredit’s Luca Corsini in TMI leader article on how corporates are set to benefit from transaction bank evolution

A convergence of trends in the global trade environment is spurring many transaction banks to action: many previously thriving geographies are seeing reduced demand for trade finance, traditional bank-mediated trade finance instruments are declining in use while open account transactions wax rise, and necessary regulatory pressure are adding further costs onto many banks’ books. Luca …

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Local knowledge and digital solutions are vital to outward FDI, says UniCredit’s Gianfranco Bisagni in new treasurer’s guide

Outward foreign direct investment (FDI) is on the increase among European corporates, but as they look to expand their reach into new markets, these firms must find ways to overcome a number of challenges, says Gianfranco Bisagni, Co-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking at UniCredit, in TMI’s new transaction banking guide, Going Global, Going Digital. …

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TMI executive interview: Deutsche Bank’s Dieter Stynen on cross-currency payments and collections

In an executive interview with Treasury Management International, Dieter Stynen, Global Transaction Banking FX at Deutsche Bank discusses some of the challenges and opportunities for cross-currency payments and collections. In terms of challenges, Stynen explained that when converting currencies there is often no visibility over the FX rate that is applied, making it difficult to …

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