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Background

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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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

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: January 31

by CTMfile

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U.S. Treasury alternatives to IDme, FedNow pricing approach established, Central Pacific Bank launches banking-as-a-service, digital banking in Brazil

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 28 January

by CTMfile

News Roundup

SAP acquires Taulia, Indonesia revolutionizes with real-time digital payments, Capital One and Trovata partnership, cross-border QR payment link

FX Management & Crypto

Quiet burial for the Diem stablecoin

by Graham Buck

Stablecoin

First announced to much fanfare by Facebook in mid-2019 and originally named Libra, the initiative quickly encountered strong opposition

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: January 26

by CTMfile

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J.P Morgan acquires 49% in Viva Wallet, streamlining income verification in UK, CIMB Philippines partners with Zoloz, Thailand regulates crypto

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 19 January

by CTMfile

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Advanced Fraud Solutions preferred partner for account validation, Pan-African Payment and Settlement System, Visa's cloud-based payment solution

Connectivity

Industry roundup: 18 January

by CTMfile

News Roundup

GTreasury acquires Hedge Trackers, Open banking payments enter the public sector: Pay360 and Ordo partnership, New SME payment capability in Brazil

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 17 January

by Graham Buck

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East analyses Asia cross-border payments; BNP Paribas seeks new low-cost location; BoA upbeat on Solana; Safe; Indifi-GPay union offers digital credit

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 13 January

by Graham Buck

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Maersk moves to greener fuel; Switzerland tests digital currency; India crackdown on commodity derivatives; Unilever’s ethical stance under fire

Connectivity

Industry roundup: 7 January

by CTMfile

News Roundup

Global e-commerce fraud prevention tools, VeriCheck acquires ACHWorks, fintech automation adds open banking data to platform, BNPL to impacts credit..

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 6 January

by Graham Buck

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Increased cyber risk expected; Standard Chartered HK responds to Omicron; DailyPay launches real-time digital wallet; Tradeling partners with MODIFI

Regulation & Tax

Industry roundup: 23 December

by Graham Buck

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SEC proposes further money market fund reforms; SWIFT eyes expansion into digital assets; US waiting game for cross-border payments and more

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 16 December

by Graham Buck

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HSBC details plans to end coal financing; New landmark for digital yuan; Western Union in Ukraine team-up

Payments - Disbursements

SWIFT outlines blueprint for 2022

by Graham Buck

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The financial messaging services provider announces “ambitious plans to accelerate adoption of its new services across the global financial community”

Fraud Prevention

Industry roundup: 3 December

by CTMfile

Digital transformation business concept

Deutsche Bank and Merck India partner on a state-of-the-art treasury system, settlement Discipline Regime (SDR) to take effect

Financing

Industry roundup: 2 December

by Graham Buck

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Standard Chartered US$100m fund targets Gulf markets; Square changes name to Block; User testing starts for T2; Verto joins forces with Banking Circle

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 30 November

by Graham Buck

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Report predicts open banking market to grow 28% to US$15bn in 2021; New trade finance vision outlined by the ICC; Wise partners with Fruugo

Payments - Disbursements

Industry roundup: 25 November

by Graham Buck

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Deutsche Bank adds SWIFT Beneficiary Account Validation; Hong Kong-listed China government bond ETFs in demand; Fitch warns Qatari banks vulnerable

FX Management & Crypto

Industry roundup: 18 November

by Graham Buck

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Reserve Bank of Australia hedges bets on digital currency; Absa Bank partners with the IFC on trade finance ; SA payments fintech Ozow raises US$48m