Tag: Transaction Banking

Trade makes the world go round – find out how Commerzbank helps in its new video

Commerzbank’s new video explains the significance of world trade and the important role the bank plays. Frank-Oliver Wolf, Head of CTS Sales Germany, outlines the bank’s global presence, and Enno-Burghard Weitzel, Head of CTS & FI Product Management Trade Services, shows how it is ushering in the new technologies that are revolutionising trade finance. Watch …

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UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz and Raphael Barisaac on how transaction bank adaptations will benefit corporates in Global Banking and Finance Review

With the global trade environment changing, transaction banks are responding by driving internal efficiencies, expanding their digital offerings, and reconfiguring their client service models. Raphael Barisaac and Adeline de Metz, Global Co-Heads of Trade Finance at UniCredit write in in Global Banking & Finance Review that amidst all this change, the outlook for corporates is …

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BNY Mellon’s Bana Akkad Azhari talks to The Business Year on the importance of the bank’s operations in Lebanon

When asked about the importance of Lebanon to the bank’s operations, Bana Akkad Azhari, Managing Director, BNY Mellon, tells The Business Year that as its central hub in the Middle East since 1963, Lebanon has provided “a solid financial sector and significant client base” as historically one of the most “open and liberal economies in the …

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BNY Mellon named ‘Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in EMEA’ by EMEA Finance

As part of their 2017 Treasury Services Awards, EMEA Finance has named BNY Mellon ‘Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in EMEA’. The publication elaborated that as the marketplace rapidly evolves, BNY Mellon’s business proposition is one of partnership with best in class services on offer to financial institutions looking to differentiate themselves, and offer …

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BNY Mellon’s Daniel Verbruggen joins the debate on the future of transaction banking in FX-MM

From managing the demands of regulatory compliance, to navigating the opportunities and threats presented by financial technology, it takes a lot to thrive in the fast-changing transaction banking sector. FX-MM asks BNY Mellon’s Daniel Verbruggen, Head of Relationship Management Europe, Treasury Services, his thoughts on how blockchain and real-time payments hold the potential to forever …

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Digitalisation a “sleeping giant”: Commerzbank’s Angela Koll cited on the future of trade finance in TMI Magazine

Where’s next for the digitalisation of trade finance? Angela Koll, Commerzbank’s Specialist Trade & Supply Chain Finance, shares her thoughts in the latest edition of TMI Magazine, but warns that innovation in the industry could take time to spread. Find out more in “Waking the Sleeping Giant? The Potential for Trade Finance Transformation“.

iGTB’s Herber de Ruijter discusses how banks can make the most of APIs

Banks should take the initiative with APIs, says iGTB’s Head of Digital, Herber de Ruijter, in the first of a series of blogs by iGTB in the lead-up to Sibos 2017. New legislation requiring banks to share data with third-party providers through APIs comes into force in 2018, but it should be seen as an opportunity …

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Deutsche Bank’s Christian Schaefer assesses PSD2’s potential to enhance the European payments market in PaymentEye

The second “European Directive on Payment Services in the Internal Market”, commonly referred to as PSD2, has sparked discussion around its potential to further develop the European payments market. Speaking to PaymentEye, Christian Schaefer, Head of Payments, Cash Management Corporates, details how PSD2 will deliver these opportunities from its effective date in January 2018. Along …

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In a feature for Bobsguide, Deutsche Bank’s Christian Schaefer says banks must seize PSD2’s opportunities for innovation

  From January 2018, the “European Directive on Payment Services in the Internal Market”, commonly known as PSD2, comes into force with the aim of ensuring that the European payments market remains transparent and secure. In a feature for Bobsguide, Deutsche Bank’s Head of Payments, Cash Management Corporates, Christian Schaefer, joins other experts to explain …

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Commerzbank releases the first 2017 issue of FI.News

The biannual financial institutions newsletter brings together Commerzbank’s experts to offer their views on the topics trending in trade finance. This issue deals with the ups and downs of international trade. Bernd Laber, Commerzbank’s Divisional Board Member for Trade Finance & Cash Management, asks how a bank committed to facilitating global commerce might address current …

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