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23
May
2024
Bank/fintech collaboration: how Societe Generale Factoring places client needs at the heart of its strategy
With the emergence of fintechs, debt financing and supply chain finance have experienced new dynamics in recent years....
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With the emergence of fintechs, debt financing and supply chain finance have experienced new dynamics in recent years. And this is just the beginning: more and more partnerships are developing between banks and new technology companies to digitalise finance and provide clients with the best of both worlds.
Bank/fintech collaboration: how Societe Generale Factoring places client needs at the heart of its strategy
27
Mar
2024
Faster, further and stronger with ISO 20022: the outlook for 2024 and beyond
In the first section entitled “Faster, further and stronger with ISO 20022: the keys to a successful migration”, Societe...
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In the first section entitled “Faster, further and stronger with ISO 20022: the keys to a successful migration”, Societe Generale experts shared their experiences and offered their best advice to financial players still having to make the big leap into the promising realm of ISO 20022. In this second part, our experts discuss the current state of payments...
Faster, further and stronger with ISO 20022: the outlook for 2024 and beyond
27
Mar
2024
Faster, further and stronger with ISO 20022: the keys to a successful migration
After many years of patient development, the ISO 20022 payments standard is gaining ground and revolutionising the world...
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After many years of patient development, the ISO 20022 payments standard is gaining ground and revolutionising the world of payments and reporting, particularly for correspondent banking and cash management activities. ISO 20022 is a global standard designed for the exchange of computerised data in financial transactions. It aims to streamline the...
Faster, further and stronger with ISO 20022: the keys to a successful migration
15
Jan
2024
Cross-border payments: Technological innovation and interoperability to improve client experience
The lines are moving in the world of cross-border payments; last September, Citigroup announced that it had completed a...
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The lines are moving in the world of cross-border payments; last September, Citigroup announced that it had completed a tokenized payment transaction between shipping giant Maersk and a channel authority. The beginning of a new era? And yet, does the image of openness and “decentralised” use, associated with cryptos, not contradict client expectations in this...
Cross-border payments: Technological innovation and interoperability to improve client experience
31
Oct
2023
How Instant Payment is Quietly Changing the Game for European Corporates
Having launched almost six years ago, the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) is starting to hit its stride with an...
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Having launched almost six years ago, the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) is starting to hit its stride with an increased transaction limit helping to encourage usage. For corporates operating in the SEPA zone, the scheme is not without flaws, but initiatives from regulators and banks point to a more functional and secure future.
How Instant Payment is Quietly Changing the Game for European Corporates
27
Sep
2023
Cross-border payments: the necessary management of banks' liquidity
Against a backdrop of positive interest rates and expectations for rapid and instantaneous payments, control of treasury...
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Against a backdrop of positive interest rates and expectations for rapid and instantaneous payments, control of treasury flows within banks has become a real additional challenge.
Cross-border payments: the necessary management of banks' liquidity
15
Sep
2023
Data and trade finance: the complex challenges of a reinvention
The submission to the French government on June, 29 2023 of the Paris Europlace report entitled “Accelerating the...
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The submission to the French government on June, 29 2023 of the Paris Europlace report entitled “Accelerating the digitisation of international trade finance” (1) shows, if proof were still needed, the extent to which the subject of data and trade finance is at once a problem, an ambition and a revolution.
Data and trade finance: the complex challenges of a reinvention
11
Sep
2023
Payments: developing bank/fintech complementarity, a strategy more relevant than ever
‘Open Banking’ began a few years ago now, and collaboration between banks and the new financial players is starting to...
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‘Open Banking’ began a few years ago now, and collaboration between banks and the new financial players is starting to bear fruit. This approach is all the more fitting in the current economic and regulatory environment, in the face of changing client needs.
Payments: developing bank/fintech complementarity, a strategy more relevant than ever
08
Sep
2023
How Virtual Accounts Hold the Key to More Efficient Cash Management
Virtual accounts are not merely a solution to replace existing bank accounts; they offer far more than that. By...
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Virtual accounts are not merely a solution to replace existing bank accounts; they offer far more than that. By deploying virtual accounts, treasurers can open up a world of cash management efficiencies, drive a multitude of cost savings, and take control of cash organisation wide. Rail technology firm Wabtec has done just that.
How Virtual Accounts Hold the Key to More Efficient Cash Management