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Client-led digitalisation and advisory the keys to post-pandemic success

September 28, 2021

The era of digitalisation is well and truly here. Banks have been investing heavily in digital innovation for several years, to the point where digitalisation is no longer a differentiator. The devil is in the detail and the key is doing things a little differently, being a little more disruptive. At UniCredit Global Transaction Banking, we provide a comprehensive digital offering, built from the ground up for – and with – our clients, from SMEs to multinationals, to meet their Trade Finance, Cash Management and Working Capital needs. It’s an approach we've doubled down on since the pandemic accelerated the urgent need for effective digitalisation.

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Transaction Banking Awards 2020

December 22, 2020

This year’s Transaction Banking Awards have demonstrated how important the industry is to global business, economy and health.

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Swift chief looks to bring correspondent banking up to date

October 2, 2017

The chief executive of Swift, Gottfried Leibbrandt, talks to Brian Caplen about changes to the correspondent banking model in the face of new technology, the role of fintechs, cybersecurity and the move towards instant payments.

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How transaction banking is adapting to change

July 3, 2017

The historically stable and secure transaction banking business is undergoing great change. Joy Macknight reports on industry initiatives and innovative technologies now coming to the fore. 

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Intraday credit: under the regulator’s microscope

July 3, 2017

Deutsche Bank’s Christine Thomas talks to Joy Macknight about the increasing regulatory oversight of intraday credit and how market participants are responding to emerging regulations.

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The changing definition of a deposit

July 3, 2017

Previously, clients would call their bank to warn of an unintended overdraft position; today they call if they want to leave more money than usual on their account. Koral Araskin, liquidity manager in Deutsche Bank’s institutional cash management division, explains how regulation has affected the liquidity management landscape and why there is no one-size-fits-all approach to deposit optimisation.

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Leveraging PSD2 to open up transaction banking

July 3, 2017

While most of the buzz around the updated EU Payments Services Directive has centred on benefits to retail customers, its role in ushering in open banking will create new opportunities in transaction banking. Joy Macknight reports. 

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From the boardroom to the front line – extending business intelligence in banking

April 4, 2017

Data analytics and business intelligence is growing in importance across the banking industry. But the challenge is providing the right information to the right people at the right time. 

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Cross-border payments reach modernisation phase

July 1, 2016

The move to real-time payment systems is gaining momentum across the globe and raises the prospect of instant cross-border payments. New players are also helping to redefine the payments ecosystem, as Joy Macknight reports.

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Speed and cost spur reimagination of correspondent banking on blockchain

July 1, 2016

The potential of blockchain to transform traditional banking processes has generated much enthusiasm over the past year. Deutsche Bank’s Paula Roels, head of market infrastructure and industry initiatives, and Bradley Lonnen, market management, institutional cash management, look at the current state of play around adoption, and blockchain’s applicability to correspondent banking.

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