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The Paypers’ B2B Fintech Guide: UniCredit’s Cédric Derras reflects on the instant payments go live in Europe, and considers what the future holds

With instant payments going live across Europe in November 2017,  UniCredit’s Global Head of Cash Management, Cédric Derras, discusses in The Paypers’ new B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance & E-invoicing Guide the lessons learned from the first six months of operation. Derras explains how results have already exceeded expectations – with instant payments proving popular …

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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 Fabio Della Malva and Massimo Ortino discuss the benefits of receivables finance in iTreasurer

UniCredit’s Fabio Della Malva, Managing Director in Corporate & Investment Banking, and Massimo Ortino, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Americas, have been featured in iTreasurer magazine in an article on the benefits of receivable finance programs. With such programs helping to free up vital liquidity,  optimise the balance sheet, and manage risk, Della Malva and Ortino discuss a …

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UniCredit’s Thomas Dusch considers how blockchain will impact German corporates in Corporate Finance magazine

Amid the hype surrounding blockchain technology, discussions of how it can bring value to corporates have often been vague and speculative. Yet as the technology matures and use cases become more concrete, a clearer picture is emerging of how it could shape the everyday work of corporate treasuries. Writing in Corporate Finance, UniCredit’s Deputy Global Head …

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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 shortlisted for three GTR Leaders in Trade awards

Global Trade Review has revealed the shortlist for this year’s Leaders in Trade awards, which highlight excellence in the trade, commodity, supply chain and export finance and fintech markets. Moorgate client UniCredit, with its unique European footprint and highly innovative solutions across trade and supply chain finance, has been shortlisted in three of the award …

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Strength in numbers: UniCredit’s Raphael Barisaac argues in Euromoney that all banks need to invest in the digitalisation of the trade finance space if the potential of new technology is to be realised

Although banks like talking about bringing digital services to trade finance, Euromoney’s annual trade finance survey 2018 revealed that few banks are currently actually using new technologies in their product offerings. Commenting on these results, Raphael Barisaac, global co-head of trade finance at UniCredit, argued all banks need to invest in digital agendas if the …

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What are the advantages of creating a deep secondary market for trade finance assets? UniCredit’s Luca Corsini discusses in Euromoney

Though evidence suggests there is no longer a trade finance gap in Europe, the Asian Development Bank’s estimate that a global funding gap of $1.5 trillion still remains, makes it clear that this is not the case at a global level. One proposed solution is to create a deep secondary market for trade finance assets – …

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What were the key lessons learned at Sibos 2017? UniCredit’s Global Co-Head of Trade Finance, and Global Head of Cash Management explore:

Sibos 2017 came and went in a flash. But what were the key messages from the event? Writing in TMI, Raphael Barisaac, UniCredit’s Global Co-Head of Trade Finance, and Cédric Derras, UniCredit’s Global Head of Cash Management, reflected on the event: “After years of preoccupation with regulation and compliance, the industry is once again gearing up …

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