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De-risking Latin America

Regulators’ attempts to crack down on illicit activities are pushing foreign banks out of correspondent relations or entire Latin American and Caribbean markets. Silvia Pavoni looks at what the long-term impact of this will be on the region’s international banking activities.


Has the renminbi's internationalisation rise been thrown off course?

The renminbi is now the world's fifth most popular international payment currency, and has the fourth placed Japanese yen in its sights. Financial policy reform and the introduction of new clearing centres have been crucial to this rise, but will the troubles the Chinese economy has experienced in the past few months derail its progress?


Transaction Banking Awards 2015

This year’s Transaction Banking Awards sees entrants innovating to overcome the challenges of uncertain markets.

AML focus turns to financial inclusion

AML focus turns to financial inclusion

Increased regulation and staggering fines have put reducing risk at the top of the agenda for many banks, but often at the expense of financial inclusion. How can financial institutions ensure they walk the line between compliance while ensuring sectors of society are not excluded?

The ever-changing landscape of transaction banking

The transaction banking environment is complex and constantly changing, writes Michael Imeson. Much of what is happening, such as the growth in real-time payments systems, is for the greater good. But there are dangers lurking in all areas of payments – wholesale, commercial and retail – especially in cyberspace.

Intraday liquidity management: adjusting to a new environment

Christian Goerlach of Deutsche Bank discusses the challenges facing intraday liquidity management as reporting requirements are tightened and the regulatory environment continues to shift.

Instant payments

Instant payments: what now?

Instant payments seems to be a popular topic in financial circles, The Banker talks to two industry experts, Isabel Schmidt, head of institutional cash Americas and global head of market management at Deutsche Bank, and Christopher Schmitz, partner, EMEIA financial services at EY, about the future of real-time transactions.

Locking out the bad guys

Cyber security: locking out the bad guys

Cyberspace is a dangerous place for banks, with the risk of payments fraud, data theft, denial-of-service attacks and other crimes high. So what are banks and the regulators doing to improve cyber security in the sector?

Carlos Sanchez

Ipagoo joins the EU dots to beat the regulators

New European legislation is allowing Orwell's Ipagoo to rewrite banking by allowing customers to manage accounts in multiple countries and different currencies, the company's co-CEO tells Jane Cooper. 

Is redemption in reach for FX

Is redemption in reach for FX?

The foreign exchange market currently finds itself under unprecedented scrutiny. Rocked by scandals over benchmark practices and investigations into the legitimacy of certain trading practices, is the asset class doing enough to get itself back on the straight and narrow? 

Global Risk Regulator

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