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Chris Dunne

Innovating on the payments 'national grid'

May 15, 2014

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

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. 

Antonio Alves

Supporting trade finance in Latin America

April 25, 2014

Over the past decade, the International Finance Corporation's short-term finance programme has facilitated billions of dollars of trade finance, and the programme's Americas head, Antonio Alves, is confident about its continued success.

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.

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.

Sue Dean – TEASER

JPMorgan puts mobility on the agenda

March 13, 2014

JPMorgan’s head of transaction services for Europe, Middle East and Africa talks about career progression, joining up services for clients and what makes JPMorgan different from other banks. 

Kevin Brown

RBS's technology evolution

March 3, 2014

A lot has changed in the 35 years since Kevin Brown started his career at RBS. The senior executive at RBS International Banking tells The Banker that as telecommunications have evolved, so have customers’ expectations.

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