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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

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 11 January

by Graham Buck

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Kuwait targets sustainable finance; US jobs market turbulence to continue; Omicron to extend chip shortage; Milestone for UAE's Al Manassah

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

FX Management & Crypto

Industry roundup: 4 January

by Graham Buck

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China pilots digital yuan wallet app; Philippines first digital corporate bond; Omnicron upsets office returns; Pakistan framework for digital banks

Regulation & Tax

Industry roundup: 30 December

by Graham Buck

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India to clarify e-commerce rules; Pakistan adds liquidity for Islamic banks; Six factors "will shape capital markets"

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 28 December

by Graham Buck

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Nepal co-operatives get financial lifeline; New milestone for digital renminbi; Use fewer new banknotes, urges MAS; Japan's anti- payment fraud league

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

Region

Industry roundup: 21 December

by Graham Buck

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Bank of Montreal buys Bank of the West; Vegan firms assessed; Maersk supply chain partnership with Unilever; Deutsche Bank's LatAm return

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

Fraud Prevention

Cross-border payment fraud a growing headache

by Graham Buck

Fraud Attacks - Payment Fraud

Six in 10 businesses in the US and the UK report that it is a continual risk, reports PYMNTS.com and Worldpay B2B Payments in their latest bulletin

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 9 December

by Graham Buck

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Citi expands cross-currency sweeps; Bangladesh factories join PrimaDollar's ESG scheme; China begins phase two of digital yuan

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 7 December

by Graham Buck

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More cyber risk insurance captives expected in 2022; Standard Chartered Tanzania opens digital branch; Standard Bank sweet on AfCFTA’s potential

Bank Relations & KYC

The Bank of London launches today

by Graham Buck

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The Bank of London, the UK’s sixth principal clearing bank has been four years in development and has a US$1.1bn valuation

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

Risk Management

Product recalls still high in Europe: Sedgwick

by Graham Buck

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New and changing regulation, increased scrutiny of environmental and sustainability practices and widespread operational challenges are cited

Dealing & Trading

Industry roundup: 23 November

by Graham Buck

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smartTrade buys FX SaaS provider TickTrade; Estonia the latest to welcome Bitcoin; Open Banking Exchange links with Brankas

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

Region

Industry roundup:16 November

by Graham Buck

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Covid’s toll on Vietnam set to impact global supply chains; Standard Chartered completes US$250m Saudi repo deal; BBVA bid for full control of Garanti