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January 2000 6 Min Read

Taking Receivables to the Next Level

Taking Receivables to the Next Level by Ad Van der Poel, Co-head of Product Management, Global Transaction Services EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch After years of working to optimise their payments, corporations are now beginning to centralise their accounts...

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January 2000 7 Min Read

Supply Chain Finance in Latin America: Still Gaining Momentum

Supply Chain Finance in Latin America: Still Gaining Momentum by Dennis B. Dubois, Global Treasury Solutions, Latin America and the Caribbean Trade & Supply Chain, Bank of America Merrill Lynch A number of different trends and influences are defining the...

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January 2000 5 Min Read

A Bright Future for Commercial Cards in Latin America

A Bright Future for Commercial Cards in Latin America by Kevin Phalen, Head of Global Card, Comprehensive Payables and Public Sector Banking and William Bonnin, Senior Product Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Corporate card programmes are now firmly entrenched in...

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January 2000 14 Min Read

Trade Finance Drives Export-Led Growth

Trade Finance Drives Export-Led Growth by Amit Jain, Vice President, Global Trade and Supply Chain Product ManagementBank of America Merrill Lynch Exports are an important catalyst for economic growth.  Yet, in times of economic contraction, the actions necessary...

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Collaboration on Cards Enhances Buyer-Supplier Relationships

Collaboration on Cards Enhances Buyer-Supplier Relationships by Kevin Phalen, Card and Comprehensive Payables Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch A resurgent economy promises increased purchasing activity and new suppliers entering the marketplace. Both...

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Taking a Holistic View of the Supply Chain

Taking a Holistic View of the Supply Chain by Melissa Gargagliano, Head of Commercial Cards, Global Transaction Services EMEA, and Martin Knott, Head of Trade, Global Transaction Services EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch By carefully analysing spend patterns, supply...

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Supply Chain Financing for the New Trade Finance World

Supply Chain Financing for the New Trade Finance World by Christian Nehk, Global Trade Sales, EMEA, Global Treasury Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Throughout the ages, wherever there has been trade, there has been some form of trade financing. Historians and...

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Breaking Down Boundaries in Financial Supply Chains

Breaking Down Boundariesin Financial Supply Chains An Executive Interview with Ather Williams III, Managing Director, Head of Global Payments and Head of Global Strategy, Global Transactions Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch  In this month’s Executive...

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January 2000 8 Min Read

The Bank Payment Obligation: 21st Century Trade Settlement

The Bank Payment Obligation: 21st Century Trade Settlement by Paul Johnson, Senior Product Manager, Global Trade & Supply Chain, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Much has been written about the benefits offered by the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO) – but how is...

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January 2000 7 Min Read

Payables Strategies Drive Working Capital Improvements

Payables Strategies Drive Working Capital Improvements by Bill Borden, Managing Director and Head of North America Product Solutions, Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch While economic conditions and credit availability are rebounding, companies...

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January 2000 4 Min Read

Virtually Going Global: Trends in Commercial Cards

Virtually Going Global: Trends in Commercial Cards by Melissa Gargagliano, Head of Commercial Cards, Global Transaction Services, EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch The use of commercial cards has evolved considerably over recent years, with product innovation,...