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Making payments is the inevitable consequence of making purchases and an essential and integral part of the financial supply chain. A payment is the transfer of value from one party, a person or…

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Accounts Payable

How COVID propelled an AP automation drive

by Ben Poole

Accounts payable alternate

MineralTree research highlights the progress finance teams have made in AP automation and the barriers still to overcome.

B2B Spending

Global B2B spending set to surge

by Ben Poole

B2B dollars

An Amex survey finds 70% of businesses are optimistic for the year ahead, with many increasing spend on digital initiatives to drive growth.

Payments - Receipts

US corporates embracing electronic B2B payments

by Ben Poole


While the AFP 2020 survey shows the benefits that digital payments offer corporates, it also notes the cyber security awareness that firms must show.

Real-time Payments

Real-time payments surge ahead

by Ben Poole


While Sweden's Riksbank and the ECB explore cross-currency instant payments, an FIS study finds volumes instant payments are accelerating globally.

Payments - Disbursements

Digital fiat currencies reality a step closer

by Ben Poole

Digital fiat currencies

A settlement involving SocGen and Banque de France, and a patent application from Visa, offer a glimpse of the future of money.


Industry roundup: 6 May 2020

by Ben Poole


News in brief looking at business payments, digital trust standards, and PPP loans.

FX Management & Crypto

Industry roundup: 29 April 2020

by Ben Poole


Today's headlines include FX losses, AI use in AP, account reconciliation on blockchain, and more.