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September 2022 10 Min Read

The Need for Speed

How Treasurers are Making the Most of Instant Payments.

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July 2022 11 Min Read

No Looking Back: Digital Payments and Real-time Transactions for All

Real-time technologies are not intended as stand-alone tools, they require an ecosystem of complementary processes and systems.

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March 2022 19 Min Read

Treasury First – 20 Years of the EACT

As the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) celebrates its 20th anniversary during 2022, it is an appropriate moment to reflect upon its journey from being a group of professionals largely concerned with their own national concerns, to the visionary,...

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February 2022 9 Min Read

Account-to-Account Payments Place Treasurers at the Heart of the Digital Payments Revolution

With non-cash payments on the rise, a jump in e-commerce business models, and real-time payment clearance systems increasingly prevalent, innovation is thriving in the retail payments space. A recent TMI webinar explored account-to-account payments to analyse how they...

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August 2021 11 Min Read

It’s Now or Never: Keeping Pace with Real-Time Payments

Treasurers in business-to-business (B2B) sectors can no longer write off real-time payments as ‘only fit for consumer industries’. Value limits are increasing and usage is trending upwards [1] [2]. What’s more, innovation is bringing added value – ranging from...

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July 2021 7 Min Read

Marketplace Heroes

How Treasurers Can Keep the Cash Flowing Freely Online marketplaces are increasingly seen as one of the most effective ways of leveraging customer and seller relationships. A successful ecosystem requires the provision of a seamless experience for all, creating...

Blog

May 2021 3 Min Read

Brexit Driving Euro Transaction Fees Skyward: Time to Re-negotiate?

Since Brexit, banks have been charging customers to deposit euros into their euro accounts in London, forcing costs to soar. TMI asks an industry expert why this is happening and what can be done about it. Businesses have been used to paying low fees for their...

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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 processes, and revamp treasury models. Andrés Baltar, Head of Europe, Corporate Banking at...

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June 2020 2 Min Read

SEPA Direct Debit Volumes and Value Hit Hard

By Dennie Servranckx, Senior Product Manager Receivables, BNP Paribas SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) is relied upon by many businesses for a predictable, inexpensive and easy means of receivables while offering an unmatched level of control. The instrument allows the...

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March 2020 6 Min Read

Why Corporate Finance Teams are More Than Bean Counters

The fluctuating energy market creates a finance environment like no other. As a result, heads of finance in this industry must be well versed in the market and able to consistently and effectively plan for changes at the same time as overseeing payment transactions...

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January 2020 5 Min Read

Rewriting the Treasury Rulebook in Europe

Deutsche Bank has consistently differentiated itself from other transaction banks by driving industry initiatives and new client solutions. In 2019, the bank helped corporate treasurers to embrace real-time treasury operations and worked with industry bodies towards...

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October 2019 6 Min Read

Only Collect: Digital Solutions Make the Difficult Things Simple for FCA Bank

While the uptake of sweeping initiatives, such as SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) and SWIFT gpi, tends to grab all the headlines, there remain a number of other pain points for banks and corporates that can be addressed only through close dialogue between both...