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Rajesh Mehta

Citi touts global consistency with a local flavour

May 8, 2014

Rajesh Mehta, Citi regional head of treasury and trade solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, says there are more similarities than differences between the different markets he has worked in around the globe.

Global growth target for BNP Paribas

Global growth target for BNP Paribas

May 1, 2014

Patrick Colle, general manager of BNP Paribas Securities Services, is targeting global growth as the bank pushes the frontiers of its coverage across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. 

Steve Ellis

People first, says Wells Fargo's 'technology futurist'

May 1, 2014

When it comes to designing customer portals for Wells Fargo’s internet and mobile offering, people come first, with technology a distant second, says the bank’s Wholesale Services Group head, Steve Ellis. 

Financing fintech start-ups

Financing fintech start-ups: will they take off?

May 1, 2014

Big banks and tech start-ups are collaborating to plug the gaps in financial technology, with the start-ups acting as a testing ground for technologies before they are scaled up. 

James Emmett

HSBC's trade finance network negotiates the global slowdown

April 17, 2014

James Emmett, global head of trade and receivables finance at HSBC, discusses his strategy for staying ahead in the transaction banking business. 

Ed Smith

An outsider's view of transaction banking

April 11, 2014

Before coming to banking, Lloyds Bank commercial banking's head of global transaction banking Ed Smith worked for range of different companies – from car manufacturer Rover to drinks company Diageo. The skills and experience he has picked up along the way are helping him to put a new spin on the global transaction banking business at Lloyds.

Matthew Leavenworth

Bringing innovation to traditional payments

April 3, 2014

Director of product innovation and disbursements at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Matthew Leavenworth, discusses the latest breakthroughs that are transforming the traditional payment methods of the automated clearing house and cheque.

Global Payments chief looks to stay ahead of the curve

Global Payments chief looks to stay ahead of the curve

April 1, 2014

Global Payments processes $1bn in card payments a day in countries all over the world. In a field of rapid innovation, what does chief executive Jeffrey Sloan see as the future of payments?

New ways to finance trade

New ways to finance trade

April 1, 2014

In response to restrictive regulation, trade finance securitisation deals are starting to materialise and, with these deals structured in such a way that they reduce risk weighting, lower leverage and increase liquidity, appetite for them is growing. 

BAML pushes ahead with AML and KYC

BAML pushes ahead with AML and KYC

March 27, 2014

Ather Williams, head of global payments and global transaction services strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the progress that is being made with anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) regulations.

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