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June 2012 7 Min Read

Pioneering a New Era of Financial Supply Chain Management

Pioneering a New Era of Financial Supply Chain Management by Anil Walia, Executive Director, Head of Trade & Supply Chain Advisory UK & EMEA, RBS Over recent years, the focus of financial supply chain management (FSCM) has been directed towards supply chain finance...

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June 2012 6 Min Read

The Integration of Cash and Trade Becomes a Reality

The Integration of Cash and Trade Becomes a Reality by Markus Wohlgeschaffen, Head of Global Trade Finance & Services, Global Transaction Banking, UniCredit One of the most frequently recurring themes in global transaction banking is the increasing integration of cash...

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June 2012 18 Min Read

The Hidden Player: Sizing the Invoice Finance Market

The Hidden Player Sizing the Invoice Finance Market Research Report, Demica, April 2012 The rise of invoice finance Interest is steadily growing in financing products outside of traditional bank credit, not least from banks seeking to provide their clients with funding that...

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June 2012 7 Min Read

Mitigating Risk and Creating Competitive Advantage through Trade Finance

Mitigating Risk and Creating Competitive Advantage through Trade Finance by Jeremy Shaw, Managing Director, Global Trade Executive, J. P. Morgan Treasury Services, EMEA Managing financial risk has always been a core responsibility of the treasury function, but during a...

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April 2012 7 Min Read

Automating P2P to Enhance Performance

Automating P2P to Enhance Performance by Michael Friede, VP Procurement & Trading, Bayer MaterialScience, LLC and Head of Global Procurement Intelligence, Bayer MaterialScience Many companies, including Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), have invested significant human...

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April 2012 7 Min Read

A New Era of Professionalism in Trade Finance

A New Era of Professionalism in Trade Finance What would you highlight as the key factors influencing your customers’ trade agenda this year? I think the most important issue on treasurers’ and finance managers’ minds is the impact of continuing global...

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March 2012 4 Min Read

Unlocking Liquidity Through Supply Chain Finance

Unlocking Liquidity Through Supply Chain Finance by Ben Poole, Editorial Consultant, Ben Poole Editorial Services In early December 2011, the 5th annual Cash Management University, organised by BNP Paribas, took place at Le Pré Catelan near Paris. Over 160...

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February 2012 9 Min Read

Trading Out of the Crisis

Trading Out of the Crisis by Helen Sanders, Editor “Colleagues, these are tough times for the world economy and there is no early end in sight. Debt levels and the volatility of financial markets are rising and low growth levels persist. There is a slowdown in...

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November 2011 12 Min Read

Untapped Potential: Purchase to Pay

Untapped Potential: Purchase to Pay by Helen Sanders, Editor ‘Purchase to pay’ is a phrase that has littered the trade press for a number of years now, referring to the series of processes that take place between the issue of a purchase order, through to...

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November 2011 6 Min Read

Facilitating Trade and Economic Transformation

Facilitating Trade and Economic Transformation An interview with Ashutosh Kumar, Global Head of Corporate Cash & Trade, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank What role does trade play in the global economy? During, and certainly since the financial crisis,...

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October 2011 3 Min Read

Treasury and Procurement – Closing the Gap

Treasury and Procurement – Closing the Gap by Nick Blake, Corporate Sales Executive, European Corporates, J.P. Morgan Treasury Services, EMEA and Cara Hanrahan, Head of U.S. MNC European Subsidiary Sales, J.P. Morgan Treasury Services, EMEA Treasury and...

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October 2011 8 Min Read

The Growing Significance of Supply Chain for Global Businesses

The Growing Significance of Supply Chain for Global Businesses   by Bertrand de Comminges, Head of Structured Trade Advisory, J.P. Morgan Treasury Services, EMEA While the concept of ‘strategic sourcing’ has been in vogue for the past ten...

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