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December 2023 9 Min Read

Going with the FLOA

Two experts from BNP Paribas highlight some of the exciting and successful payments initiatives the bank is engaging with.

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July 2021 7 Min Read

Smashing Banking Boundaries and Building Tech Bridges in Europe

From answering a Barclays recruitment advert in a music magazine some 30 years ago, Helen Kelly’s successful career with the bank has now seen her appointed as Managing Director, Head of Europe for Barclays Corporate Banking. Here she reflects on her professional...

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June 2021 6 Min Read

Paving the Way Towards Instant and Frictionless Payments

With SWIFT gpi bringing transparency and speed to the world of instant payments, it is pertinent to examine the difference in take-up between European and Asian banks. Also important is understanding what this level of ‘instantaneity’ means for the future of...

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March 2021 14 Min Read

Regulatory Round-up with the EACT

The European financial regulatory environment is one of the most homogenised in the world and yet it still forces corporate treasurers to stay constantly alert for local nuances, revisions and wholesale changes. With the current European Parliament’s term running...

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September 2018 5 Min Read

Innovation, Co-operation and Client-Focus – Developing a Winning Tech Solution

Digitalisation is thrusting all areas of the transaction banking industry into uncharted territory and to make the most of the arising opportunities, banks must strike a delicate balance between competition and collaboration.  As businesses adapt to..

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September 2018 8 Min Read

Vive la Révolution: Shaking Up Payments and Cash Management

Driven by technological and regulatory change, the payments landscape is currently a hotbed of innovation. Deborah Mur, Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC France, highlights some of the latest developments – including a recent collaboration between...

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June 2018 8 Min Read

Time for Real-Time Payments: Banks Embracing the Payments Revolution

Significant change is under way in the world of payments, with new, client-centric capabilities transforming how we transact. Carl Slabicki discusses how the real-time landscape is evolving, and how banks and the wider industry can make real-time payments a reality on...

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January 2018 5 Min Read

European Payments in 2018 – A Landscape Charged with Possibilities

With SWIFT gpi, instant payments, and PSD2 all now part of the equation in the European payments market, Cédric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management at UniCredit, explains how these initiatives add up for corporates, who stand to benefit from faster, more efficient,...

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November 2017 5 Min Read

Lessons from Sibos 2017: Growth is Back on the Agenda

With another jam-packed Sibos week now over in Toronto, the authors reflect on the themes and developments that emerged. Following a year characterised by compliance and regulatory concerns in 2016, this year’s event saw growth and optimism restored to the agenda....