BNP Paribas ( has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States.


BNP Paribas has launched Benetracker, a co-creative solution that leverages SWIFT gpi, with the help of its clients in Europe and Asia-Pacific in order to accurately track international payments.

Treasury Essentials

Treasury Essentials: Big Data in 60 seconds
Big Data indicates data sets so large that traditional software can’t capture, organise and process them within a reasonable length of time. Big Data management requires that treasurers consider four chief areas; infrastructure, storage, processing and management, and analytics.
Treasury Essentials: SWIFT’s KYC Registry in 60 seconds
SWIFT founded its KYC Registry in 2014 to facilitate the exchange of documentation to support the time-consuming identification and verification processes, resulting in 5,500 banks in over 200 territories integrating the Registry as their main source of correspondent banking KYC information.
Treasury Essentials: SWIFT gpi in 60 seconds
Introduced in 2017, SWIFT gpi provides the new standard of global payments. Through consultation with the banking community, SWIFT gpi delivers four coveted principles, fast payments; end-to-end tracking of each payment in real time; fee and FX transparency; and unaltered remittance information on payments provided by the client.
Treasury Essentials: AI in 60 seconds
AI has become an established tool for companies aiming to drive growth and profitability. Its impact on treasury is not always immediately evident, however as the technology becomes smarter, it had the potential to redraw the map of how the financial sector works, including the treasury function.
Treasury Essentials: RPA in 60 seconds
Core treasury responsibilities that involve large numbers of repetitive actions are all processes that can be carried out by Robotic process automation (RPA) technology. RPA can eliminate these tedious yet necessary processes required on a daily basis, thus enabling highly skilled professionals to concentrate on adding value.

Latest Articles

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Easy Treasury
BNP Paribas provides a transitional solution for new legal entities, enabling them to have a fully operational treasury department from day one.
Country & Regional Focus
Innovating With the Client, Not Just For the Client
Key treasury developments in Europe, with a special focus on the critical themes and innovations in Belgium and Italy.
Country & Regional Focus
Rapid Digitalisation Helps Drive Game-Changing Innovation in Transaction Banking and Treasury
India is beginning to reap the benefits of an ambitious national programme of digitalisation that is being actioned at breakneck speed.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
The Power of Partnership
In partnership with BNP Paribas India, Fortum was able to take its customer payment experience to the next level.
Country & Regional Focus
Forging Ahead
The country’s economy is continuing to gather pace and the longer-term outlook is positive thanks to government reforms and a relatively young population.
Country & Regional Focus
Unpacking APAC
Krishna Sampath (BNP Paribas) reflects on the APAC region’s main treasury events of 2022 before looking forward to the rest of 2023.
Cash & Liquidity Management
The X Factor
BNP Paribas’ Lionel Joubaud discusses how technology and ESG components are helping to ensure factoring evolves for the modern age.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Dream Big!
The treasury team at C. H. Robinson set out to reinvent its cash and liquidity management structure within Europe. To do so, they enlisted BNP Paribas for a strategy focused on automation and process efficiencies across key European treasury activities.
Cash & Liquidity Management
Vibrant Trends in Payments and Collections for Small Businesses
Eleanor Hill recently caught up with Bruno Mellado (BNP Paribas) to look at what’s new in the payments space and the possible implications for treasurers.
Country & Regional Focus
All Change: Keeping Pace with Treasury in the Americas
From technology to ESG, the corporate treasury landscape in the Americas has a dynamism that requires all stakeholders to pay attention.


Journeys to Treasury
Earlier this year, BNP Paribas, SAP, PwC and the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) decided to jointly work towards a thought initiative whose aim is to help finance professionals resolve some of the intricate puzzles that constitute the treasury of today and tomorrow. The result of this unprecedented collaboration is a multi-faceted report called…
BNP Paribas Currency Guide
In line with its long-term commitment to cash, BNP Paribas has released an operational Currency Guide to support corporates faced with the challenge of making international payments. Also available online, the Currency Guide unveils the whys, whats and hows of making payments in over 130 currencies.
BNP Paribas Atlas
Discover in-depth information on Cash Management and Trade Finance across 60 countries worldwide.

Latest Podcasts

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Audio TMI – Transforming Treasury at C. H. Robinson
C. H. Robinson adopts a strategy focused on automation and process efficiencies across key European treasury activities.
Country & Regional Focus
Podcast – India: an Epicentre of Treasury Innovation
Sanjay Singh and Shreeram Sethuraman (BNP Paribas) lift the lid on the intricacies of treasury operations within India
Country & Regional Focus
Around the (Treasury) World in 30 Minutes… Regional Insights in Belgium & Italy
Michiel Radder and Sergio Ammassari (BNP Paribas) reveal the latest developments in the Belgian and Italian treasury markets.
Country & Regional Focus
Podcast – Around the (Treasury) World in 30 Minutes… Regional Insights in APAC
Eleanor Hill invites two guests from BNP Paribas to discuss critical happenings in the APAC treasury space.
Country & Regional Focus
Podcast – Around the (Treasury) World in 30 Minutes… Regional Insights in the Americas
TMI and BNP Paribas are delighted to present a new podcast series which highlights critical developments in the global treasury space.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
TMI’s View from Sibos – with Bruno Mellado, BNP Paribas
Bruno Mellado (BNP Paribas) considers why SWIFT is remaining relevant in an era defined by blockchain payments and CBDCs.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Supporting Structures: Meeting Treasury’s Key Challenges for 2022 and Beyond
What are the major forces at work within treasury in 2022? Eleanor Hill invites 3 experts from BNP Paribas, Bruno Mellado, Bruno Francois, and Vincent Marchard, to answer exactly that! Our guests provide a detailed overview of three key themes – payments, SCF, and ESG – to ascertain how the profession has adjusted during a…
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Journeys to Treasury: Managing Changing Perspectives
For this special edition of TreasuryCast, we showcase the results of the Journeys to Treasury 2021-22 report. Here, Jan Dirk van Beusekom (BNP Paribas) and Christian Mnich (SAP) offer Eleanor Hill (TMI) an informed view on the near future of the treasury world from the viewpoint of the different stakeholders: corporates, technology providers, consultants and…
Risk Management
Cybersecurity for Treasurers
Cybercrime and fraud is on the rise and new attack vectors are emerging with alarming frequency. In this podcast, Nicolas Trimbour (BNP Paribas) and Laurent Sarrat (Sis ID) provide an overview of the latest tools and best practices treasurers should be employing to combat cybercriminals, as well as an exploration of evolving fintech solutions and…
Cash & Liquidity Management
Innovations in Retail Payments
The fallout from the pandemic has radically accelerated changes in consumer behaviour on a global scale. The payments sector has had to quickly adapt in order to keep up with the emerging demands of both digital consumers and retail corporates, resulting in some exciting technological innovations. In this podcast, our guests look at the key…