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China trades up

China raises its trade status

September 1, 2014

Spurred by strong domestic growth, China is repositioning itself on the global trade map, with its exporters moving up the value chain and its share of global exports and imports steadily rising.

Gerard Pannekoek

IPXI president brings trade solution to intellectual property problem

September 1, 2014

Licensing intellectual property has traditionally been inefficient, opaque, expensive and inclined to legal action, but the chief executive of Intellectual Property Exchange International believes he has the answer. 

Cyber attack

Cyber attack: Is your bank safe?

September 1, 2014

From financially motivated cyber crime to politically influenced cyber warfare, the virtual threats to financial institutions are multiplying. Companies must respond by arming themselves against such attacks or else they risk losing their footing on the new digital battleground.

Alan Verschoyle-King

The GTS risk-reward trade-off

August 22, 2014

There is a concern that new regulations will deter banks from taking risks in the transaction banking space. BNY Mellon treasury services’ global head of sales and client management, Alan Verschoyle-King, explains why this would be bad for the industry.

Tom McCabe

DBS’s head of GTS on making good decisions

August 7, 2014

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".

Pol Navarro

Banco Sabadell innovation chief gets head start on Google Glass

August 1, 2014

Banco Sabadell is trailblazing when it comes to harnessing Google’s Glass technology – a wearable headset that links users to the internet. Jane Cooper talks to the bank’s head of innovation, Pol Navarro, and asks, is this the future of banking?

Open-access banks

Open-access banks: surviving the tech challenge

August 1, 2014

Banks are facing a digital revolution that may become rule of law if European Commission proposals on account access are passed. With new entrants on the inside track when it comes to technological advantages and banks at risk of becoming the 'dumb pipes', some lenders are rising to the challenge, while others simply do not get it. 

Building the people platform

Transaction bankers: building the people platform

July 11, 2014

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.

Matthias Kröner

Fidor Bank draws the digital distinction

July 1, 2014

Open infrastructure and digital innovation are at the heart of Fidor Bank's strategy. CEO Matthias Kröner explains how the integration of a new third-party payments network fits this philosophy and why it is important to remain separate from its larger, more traditional rivals.

Transaction banking: finding the right balance

July 1, 2014

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.

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