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16
Dec
2020
Business Recovery Plan: Purchase order financing through factoring is now available until June 30th, 2021
Until June 30, 2021, Societe Generale Factoring offers its customers factoring financing as soon as orders are taken,...
Factoring
Until June 30, 2021, Societe Generale Factoring offers its customers factoring financing as soon as orders are taken, without waiting for delivery and the issuance of the corresponding invoices.
Business Recovery Plan: Purchase order financing through factoring is now available until June 30th, 2021
01
Dec
2020
The world stands at a once-in-a-lifetime turning point
In this article, we look back at 2020 and discuss the ramifications for the future of global trade. World trade and...
Trade Finance
In this article, we look back at 2020 and discuss the ramifications for the future of global trade. World trade and gross domestic product have traditionally grown in tandem, but the reactions of governments worldwide to the Covid-19 pandemic have defined a new normal. Serious questions are presenting themselves as to the extent that this new normal will drive...
The world stands at a once-in-a-lifetime turning point
30
Nov
2020
Payers and Payees more than ever connected with Request to Pay
The payment landscape is experiencing a deep revolution with the introduction of real-time banking, the rise of...
Cash Management
The payment landscape is experiencing a deep revolution with the introduction of real-time banking, the rise of digitalisation and new customer expectations.
Payers and Payees more than ever connected with Request to Pay
30
Nov
2020
The Asian Markets key treasury levers
As a treasurer, when you start to look at a vast continent like Asia, you have to realise that there is not one Asian...
Transaction Banking
As a treasurer, when you start to look at a vast continent like Asia, you have to realise that there is not one Asian market but many Asian markets that are already more or less interconnected between each other.
The Asian Markets key treasury levers
25
Nov
2020
How is ESG Reporting changing and what are the driving forces?
As a highly regulated industry, financial services providers lead the way in Environmental, Social & Corporate...
Asia-Pacific
As a highly regulated industry, financial services providers lead the way in Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance (ESG) reporting. But this remains a work in progress: growing demand from policymakers and investors alike for consistency in ESG reporting will drive further convergence in the standards used globally by banks, asset managers and listed...
How is ESG Reporting changing and what are the driving forces?
24
Nov
2020
What will future LNG financing look like?
Changes in the LNG sector is shaping the financing of this asset class, moving away from the long-term and large-scale...
Asia-Pacific
Changes in the LNG sector is shaping the financing of this asset class, moving away from the long-term and large-scale model that was seen in the past.
What will future LNG financing look like?
18
Nov
2020
Bridging Europe’s electric vehicle finance gap
Ambitious plans for battery factories and charging points require not only innovative technology but also pioneering...
Viewpoints
Ambitious plans for battery factories and charging points require not only innovative technology but also pioneering finance.
Bridging Europe’s electric vehicle finance gap
12
Nov
2020
Hydrogen: future proofing the ecological transition?
To face the challenges of the energy transition, supporting the development of solutions linked to decarbonated hydrogen...
Viewpoints
To face the challenges of the energy transition, supporting the development of solutions linked to decarbonated hydrogen is a political priority that requires massive investments. A viewpoint by Olivier Musset, Global Head of the Energy Group and Louis-Aynard de Clermont Tonnerre, Head of Power, Utilities & Infrastructure Industry Group at Societe Generale.
Hydrogen: future proofing the ecological transition?
09
Nov
2020
Privacy Enhancing Technologies (P.E.T), or how to improve overall efficiency and reduce management costs for many use cases in the financial sector
Cecile BARTENIEFF, COO and Head of IT & Operations for Societe Generale Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS) took...
Innovation
Cecile BARTENIEFF, COO and Head of IT & Operations for Societe Generale Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS) took part in SIBOS’ November session round table about Privacy Enhancing Technologies (P.E.T).
Privacy Enhancing Technologies (P.E.T), or how to improve overall efficiency and reduce management costs for many use cases in the financial sector
21
Oct
2020
They didn’t know it was impossible, so they did it
Any would-be potential cyber-attacker who thinks that Covid-19 has created some kind of open season on high-end users of...
Transaction Banking
Any would-be potential cyber-attacker who thinks that Covid-19 has created some kind of open season on high-end users of high-end technology systems really ought to think again, and go and lie down in a dark room until the urge to engage maliciously subsides. Client protection is very much at the top of our list of priorities and we work endlessly to ensure...
They didn’t know it was impossible, so they did it
15
Oct
2020
Technology is catching up with the human imagination, but there remains a long way to go
That is one of the striking features that emerges from a long-term examination of the payments industry, whether at a...
Transaction Banking
That is one of the striking features that emerges from a long-term examination of the payments industry, whether at a local, regional, national or international level.
Technology is catching up with the human imagination, but there remains a long way to go
15
Oct
2020
Masterclass The Banker
Series of masterclass videos from The Banker on correspondent banking, green trade finance and supply chain finance
Series of masterclass videos from The Banker on correspondent banking, green trade finance and supply chain finance
Masterclass The Banker
08
Oct
2020
How Covid-19 is changing the face of Trade Finance
During the Covid-19 crisis, resiliency, robust IT infrastructure and adoption of digital tools have become the foremost...
Trade Finance
During the Covid-19 crisis, resiliency, robust IT infrastructure and adoption of digital tools have become the foremost priorities for organisations. For the Trade Finance industry, it has definitely been an inflection point as the adoption of digital across the chain has been quite low.
How Covid-19 is changing the face of Trade Finance
08
Oct
2020
The future of post-trade in a post-covid world
The health crisis forced the whole world to dive headfirst into virtualisation and innovative technologies much faster...
Technology
The health crisis forced the whole world to dive headfirst into virtualisation and innovative technologies much faster than expected. Yvan Mirochnikoff, Head of digital solutions at Societe Generale Securities Services, shares his analysis of the finance industry and securities services in particular.
The future of post-trade in a post-covid world
05
Oct
2020
The irresistible rise and rise of central bank digital currencies
The creation, development and implementation of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) is beginning to look inevitable....
Transaction Banking
The creation, development and implementation of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) is beginning to look inevitable. A growing number of major central banks around the world have now launched investigation and experimentation initiatives and it is surely only a matter of time before they achieve greater recognition, respectability and, essential for any...
The irresistible rise and rise of central bank digital currencies
30
Sep
2020
The future facing the trade finance data universe
Digitisation and data have been the mantra of trade finance experts and consultants for several years now. In this...
Trade Finance
Digitisation and data have been the mantra of trade finance experts and consultants for several years now. In this article we set out to address the central issues currently facing the data universe.
The future facing the trade finance data universe
24
Sep
2020
The technologies and securities services of tomorrow
Innovation has always been a hot topic in the world of investment funds. It looks for operational efficiency with...
Technology
Innovation has always been a hot topic in the world of investment funds. It looks for operational efficiency with increased automation, new services, and better risk management. The client experience is an accelerator. Asset managers, the main clients of asset-servicing banks, are under strong cost pressure.
The technologies and securities services of tomorrow
24
Sep
2020
Can LNG-to-power fulfil Indonesia's growing energy appetite?
With coal on the way out and gas as a transition fuel towards a cleaner and more sustainable energy mix, LNG-to-power...
Asia-Pacific
With coal on the way out and gas as a transition fuel towards a cleaner and more sustainable energy mix, LNG-to-power solutions are expected to multiply in South East Asia, particularly in Indonesia.
Can LNG-to-power fulfil Indonesia's growing energy appetite?
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