Latest articles from Transaction Banking

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. 

André Casterman

Swift evolves beyond messaging

Global head of corporate and supply chain markets at Society for Worldwide Financial Telecommunication, André Casterman, discusses the new position that Swift occupies in the transaction banking space.

Chris Dunne

Innovating on the payments 'national grid'

Chris Dunne, payment services director at VocaLink, explains how Faster Payments is enabling innovation and why cash is not dead yet.

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