February 2021 5 Min Read

Why Trade Finance Market Places are the Way Forward

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a significant slump in global trade volumes in 2020, with the latest World Trade Organisation (WTO) forecast estimating that global merchandise...

February 2021

Co-Creation in Action: Treasury Evolution

Think co-creation is just a buzzword? Then it’s time to think again. As Pierre Fersztand, Global Head of Cash Management, Trade & Payments, BNP Paribas, explains,...

October 2020 6 Min Read

As Easy As KYC: SWIFT and Seamless Corporate Banking

Complying with the know your customer (KYC) aspect of bank account opening and management has long been a burden for corporate treasurers. For Pepper Group, early access to...

October 2020 5 Min Read

Finding a Cure for Cash

By adopting an innovative physical cash pooling solution Aspen Pharmacare, in partnership with BNP Paribas, has unleashed a host of improvements – from interest cost savings to simplifying the reconciliations process....

June 2020 7 Min Read

New Europe Awakens: A Fresh Look at Post-Brexit Treasury

Despite the challenges, the UK’s departure from the EU is an opportunity for corporates on both sides of the channel to re-engineer treasury workflows, overhaul legacy...

March 2020 13 Min Read

Step Away from the Edge: Facing the KYC Cliff

With the average global treasury team reportedly spending more than one day each week dealing with know your customer (KYC) requirements, compliance remains a significant pain...

November 2019 9 Min Read

EuroFinance 2019: De-Stressing Treasury

Back in Copenhagen again, this year’s EuroFinance International saw a record 2,200 delegates come together to discuss some of the hottest treasury themes of the moment – from...

November 2019 7 Min Read

Thriving in the 2020 Treasury Ecosystem

As we enter a new decade, treasurers must learn how to juggle their traditional responsibilities alongside the new reality of disrupted business models and game-changing...

October 2019 11 Min Read

Solving Treasury Pain Points Through Co-creation

Despite huge advances in technology, treasurers are still grappling with fundamental issues in their everyday workflows. Buzzwords alone are not enough to solve challenges such...

September 2019 9 Min Read

Supercharging Treasury with Industry 4.0 Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are no longer pipe dreams for treasury. As attendees at HSBC Global Liquidity & Cash Management’s recent Treasury Forum in London...

September 2019 17 Min Read

Breaking Boundaries: Smart and Sustainable Supply Chain Finance

In an increasingly accountable business environment, corporates are looking for new ways to support their suppliers to adhere to...

August 2019 6 Min Read

Digital Dynamite: Lighting up African Trade

African trade stands on the cusp of a revolution. As a result of bank-led trade initiatives, regulatory standardisation, new technologies, and fintech partnerships, African trade...