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Background

Collecting bills efficiently, on-time and with a minimum of bad debts is essential in any business. Bill collection, unlike collecting payments at the point of sale, involves granting the buyer credit…

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Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 24 January

by CTMfile

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Swiss neobank Entris partners with Bottomline, BSP guide on ePayments, Mastercard virtual card for B2B payments, UK enhanced cybersecurity

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

FX Management & Crypto

Industry roundup: 3 January

by CTMfile

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Purchasing cards on rise, digital peso by 2024, Bank South Pacific enables FX transactions between digital and Islamic banks, Small business struggles

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”

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

Request to pay

What corporates want from request to pay

by Ben Poole

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A survey conducted by the Euro Banking Association and PPI has identified four key use cases for the payments messaging framework.

Payments - Receipts

US corporates embracing electronic B2B payments

by Ben Poole

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