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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?

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.

European corporates market

European corporates market: a question of strategy

European companies are taking advantage of benign conditions in the markets to prefund, sometimes driven by less accommodating banks as they struggle under higher capital requirements. And with investors searching for yield, hybrid corporate bonds are gaining in popularity. Executives from four leading European corporates share their funding strategies.

Finding a global transaction banking niche

A focus on individual key strengths, both in terms of products and geographical footprint, is the driving force behind big banks’ global transaction banking business strategies as they search for a unique selling point in an increasingly competitive market.

Correspondent banking under Dodd-Frank

Correspondent banking under Dodd-Frank, Section 1073: the new normal

The Dodd-Frank Act, Section 1073 is going to alter the practice of retail cross-border payments services – not just for US-based financial institutions but also for their correspondent banking relationships abroad. The deadline is near, but a practical solution to meet the requirements of the rule still seems far off. The Banker looks at some alternatives that have finally started to emerge.

Transaction banking enters a new phase

Transaction banking enters a new phase

The transaction banking landscape is undergoing a period of significant change, leaving bankers with the task of navigating competitive and regulatory pressures while staying focused on innovation and operating efficiency. At a recent round table hosted by The Banker, a panel of industry experts discussed these issues and how they are often intertwined. The event, part of an ongoing series, was sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland, but independently written and edited.

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