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SIBOS 2015: The Revolution Has Begun
Sibos in Singapore drove home the message of industry disruption. Surprisingly, bankers are facing the challenge cheerfully.
ISSA Compliance Rules Make Custodians Nervous
The International Securities Services Association adoption of financial crime compliance principles, could prove costly for custodian banks, who are nervous about the changes.
Bank Alliance Prepares For Growth In Africa
Societe Generale and the Ecobank-Nedbank alliance, are two major players preparing for growth in African transaction banking in the next decade.
The Rewards Of Societe Generale’s Commonality
Societe Generale is set to introduce a worldwide core banking platform in mid-2016. Should Citi be worried?
Unicredit’s Two-Way Corridor For Expansion & Development
UniCredit is developing an offering for Asian corporates looking to enter Central & Eastern European markets, and for European companies looking to expand in Asia.
Opening Markets Still Face Closed Doors
The promise of better liquidity management is still in the wings, until banks fully embrace free trade accords on services.
Honoring Transaction Innovators
At SIBOS in Singapore, Global Finance honored those banks who are investing in digitizing service offerings to weigh in against new, non-traditional competitors.
Treasurers Building Bridges In The Cloud
The Cloud is enabling treasurers to gain greater insights and control over financial and risk metrics.
Bullish On Asia
ANZ is upping the volume on China as it looks to nurture its region-wide strategy.
Firing Up The Innovation Stakes
DBS’s push for a culture that breeds fresh ideas has a formidable proponent.
Avoiding The Next Liquidity Squeeze
High on corporate treasurers’ agenda – getting ready for the next global financial crisis.
How Digital Disruptors Could Transform Trade Finance
If digital tracking can be baked into the physical flow of goods, via the IoT, then many of the bottlenecks to trade financing can be removed.
Harmony And Tempo: The Status Of Real-Time Payments
The harmonization of real-time payments (which should be less hyperbolically known as faster payments) under ISO 20022 picked up tempo from andante to allegro this year.
CIPS Is Out Of The Crib – How Fast Will It Grow?
The launch of CIPS deserves fanfare—depending on whom you listen to.
SWIFT-accelerated Connectivity Between Banks And Corporates
Developments in connectivity between corporates, business networks and banks is accelerating due to cloud technology. However, a ‘Tower of Babel’ problem persists.
When Will Real-Time Clearing & Settlement Come?
In the second of our articles on real-time payments, we look at the implications of the move to real-time for clearing and settlement.
Correspondent Banking Lives To See Another SIBOS
Regulators are starting to ask more questions about cross-border payment flows, which is forcing banks to have more nuanced conversations with their networks of correspondent banks.
Chip Off The Old Blockchain
The technology behind cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, has come a long way fast, and its potential to change the financial services landscape is only just beginning to be explored.
Banking On CIPS And ISO 20022
CIPS as a “game changer.” With the ability to handle cross-border renminbi clearing for both onshore and offshore participants, CIPS is expected to improve foreign corporates’ access to RMB and to accelerate the pace of the currency’s internationalization.