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International Payments

Background

Although, for most companies, cross-border/cross-currency payments make up less than 5% of all payments, they can represent a major proportion of payment costs when the FX conversion costs (which make…

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Payments - Disbursements

Industry roundup: 19 April

by Graham Buck

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India’s payment industry trends; RBI assesses Indian economy; Brazil ready to pilot CBDC; War increases commodity trade exposures

Financing

Industry roundup: 14 April

by Graham Buck

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UK may extend SME recovery loans; Japan offers detail on digital yen; US money market funds reform; Canada accelerates rate hikes

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 5 April

by Graham Buck

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US Treasury tightens Russia squeeze; EU raises €6bn from second green bond; China’s RMB cross-border payments rise; UK plans crypto NFT

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 17 March

by Graham Buck

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Shell directors sued by ClientEarth; Europe boost for crypto; Volante service speeds ISO 20022 compliance; Piteco and TAS simplify SWIFT access

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 10 March

by Graham Buck

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Airlines’ hedging offsets oil price spike; US corporates’ Russia exposure assessed; London-listed Russian companies; Biden authorises crypto review

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 8 March

by Graham Buck

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Procure4Peace formed to assist Ukraine; Building materials shortage to intensify; Shell joins Russia exodus; Supply Chain Catalyst tool launched

Fraud Prevention

Industry roundup: 04 March

by CTMfile

Generic corporate business people

new cybersecurity law, US using countering crypto to avoid Russia sanctions, Ripple's crypto payments, EMQ cross-border payments in South Asia.

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 1 March

by Graham Buck

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Banks halt Russia commodity trade finance; Paga Group expands to Ethiopia; Sweden's biometric payment card; Ex-SWIFT trio launch cross-border payments

Connectivity

Industry roundup: 21 February

by CTMfile

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securing blockchain transactions with QKD, Federal Reserve sees potential in CBDC, AI benefits and challenges, Banking Circle cross-border trade,

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 18 February

by CTMfile

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supply chain regulations, data analytics through Money.Net, mitigating fraud risk, Tinkoff and BPC partnership, Transact 365 expansion into LATAM,

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 16 February

by CTMfile

News Roundup

Mastercard crypto consulting, ISO 20022 update, Crypto accessibility expanded, A2A payments solution,open-banking w/ APIs

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 15 February

by Graham Buck

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NatWest offers green loans; HSBC, Syngenta use TradeLens for shipment; Saudi boost for going green; EMQ augments Asia real-time payments

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 9 February

by CTMfile

Generic corporate business people

Veriton AI partnership, Cybersecurity combats risk, Finxact acquired, Paylt partners with Toronto, Ascenda and Visa partner, transitioning from LIBOR

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 4 February

by CTMfile

News Roundup

digital yuan & Olympics, AI and cross-border payments, compliance solutions for fintechs, and digital banking expansion

Investing

Industry roundup: 3 February

by Graham Buck

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First DeFi ETF launches 17 February; Ripple and Modulr partner; China's zero-Covid 'threatens supply chain'; UK ransomware attack targets snacks