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Regulation gets real for virtual currencies

Both the EU and New York are looking to bring digital currencies under a full regulatory regime, but their approaches are rather different.

Alan Verschoyle-King

The GTS risk-reward trade-off

There is a concern that new regulations will deter banks from taking risks in the transaction banking space. BNY Mellon treasury services’ global head of sales and client management, Alan Verschoyle-King, explains why this would be bad for the industry.

Tom McCabe

DBS’s head of GTS on making good decisions

Since joining DBS Bank in 2010, Tom McCabe, head of global transaction services (GTS), has seen the GTS business pass the $1bn revenue mark. He describes how this success is a result of the bank's positive working environment, which enables individuals to build a "personal legacy".

Building the people platform

Transaction bankers: building the people platform

Carole Berndt, head of RBS’s head of global transaction services at RBS, explains the importance of remaining motivated and discusses the thinking behind the division's recent spate of senior hires.

Transaction banking: finding the right balance

Senior executives from the transaction banking industry discuss the latest industry trends, the state of regulation and the hunt for the next generation of transaction bankers.

Turning up the heat in the cash management space

Cash management is growing in importance, but negative interest rates, the regulatory fallout from the financial crisis and an increasingly complex political landscape are colluding to make life difficult for transaction bankers and corporate treasurers.

The challenges of keeping pace with technology

The challenges of keeping pace with technology

The speed at which technology advances is almost impossible for regulation-laden banks to keep up with. This makes judging which technological innovations created by more nimble, pure tech companies to adopt all the more important.

David Hennah

Managing the financial supply chain

David Hennah, head of trade at technology provider Misys, was instrumental in the commercialisation of the bank payment obligation (BPO). Here, he discusses what the adoption of BPO means for the industry.

Cindy Murray

Following the acquisition chain

Cindy Murray, head of global treasury product platforms and e-channels at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, gives a unique insight into the people exchange that takes place every time a bank acquires a new business.

Banks restructure to make room for GTS

Banks are recognising the importance of transaction banking to global operations, pushing it up the hierarchy of their organisational structures and reaping the rewards of a more holistic client experience. 

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