• Women in Treasury New York Forum 2018 panel

    Diversity under the spotlight: Treasury Today’s Women in Treasury New York Forum 2018

    2018’s vibrant panel discussion shone a spotlight on many of the challenges faced by women in treasury in the US today. Our panellists shared their individual stories of the challenges they’ve faced in their careers and gave inspirational accounts of how they have overcome many hurdles and gone on to build successful careers. Work-life balance was a recurring topic, as was choosing the right time to take a brave risk or make a bold career move. The benefits of a diverse team and how to create an inclusive working environment were also assessed. The importance of being authentic and true to oneself both at work and at home was another key theme. Finally the panellists each shared moving accounts of the people who had been most influential in their lives.

  • Press release: BNP Paribas selects Earthport for cross-border payments

    11th October – Earthport (AIM: EPO), the global payments specialist, has been appointed by BNP Paribas to provide Automated Clearing House (ACH) cross-border payment services. BNP Paribas Fortis, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, and Belgium’s largest bank with annual revenues of €43bn will be the first to deploy these services.

  • Press release: ICC Banking Commission signs partnership with Global Credit Data

    8th October 2018 – The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has announced a long-term agreement with Global Credit Data (GCD), an association owned by banks and home to the world’s largest database of bank defaults, to strengthen analysis within the market-leading ICC Trade Register.

  • Press release: Data carriers rendered obsolete as Drooms switches to Blockchain

    4th October 2018Drooms is moving its virtual data room (VDR) offering into the Blockchain age. As Europe’s leading VDR provider for the UK, Drooms is using this modern technology to enhance the security of transaction data archives. Until now, all data has been stored on physical data carriers following completion of a transaction. But now it can be archived in Drooms’ virtual NXG data room with blockchain protection.

  • Press release: City of London Group appoints CTO to support banking licence application

    4th October 2018 – The AIM listed City of London Group (“COLG”) has announced the appointment of Monica Velasquez as its new Chief Technology Officer. Monica took up the role on October 1st.

  • Press release: we.trade joins forces with three former Batavia consortium banks accelerating the development of its blockchain-based trade financing platform

    2nd October 2018 – we.trade, a leader of blockchain based digital trade services, and three banks from the former Batavia consortium have joined forces. CaixaBank, Erste Group and UBS have joined we.trade as banking partners and shareholders alongside the platform’s existing banks: Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Societe Generale and UniCredit, bringing the number of shareholders to twelve.

  • Press release: Over 40 leading financial industry players joining Open Banking Europe

    2nd October 2018 – PRETA announced today that over 40 major European financial institutions and service providers have signed up to fund and complete PRETA’s pan-European PSD2 access directory.

  • Press release: QIB (UK) plc selects Volante Technologies’ PSD2 Open Banking solution

    2nd October 2018 – Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of software for accelerated end-to-end payments processing, today announced that Qatar Islamic Bank UK plc (QIB) has selected VolPay Channel: Open Banking and Token to implement PSD2 compliance for the bank.

  • Press release: Bottomline Technologies expands secure payments offerings

    2nd October 2018 – Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY), a leading provider of financial technology that helps make business payments simple, smart and secure, today announced it has expanded its Secure Payments solution to monitor additional payment types. The solution can now proactively monitor FileAct, SEPA, SIC4, and ISO20022 payments and provide customers with a single interface for detecting and investigating potential fraud in their payments ecosystem.

  • Press release: New ABBYY FlexiCapture processes three million documents in 24 hours, used by Big 4 consultant

    27th September 2018 – ABBYY, a global provider of content intelligence solutions and services, today announced the launch of ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 Release 2. The updated enterprise capture platform offers dramatically improved performance and higher processing speeds, continuous improvement through deeply integrated machine learning, and a brand new native cloud delivery channel. This allows any organisation pursuing a digital transformation strategy to reduce processing costs, improve accuracy, accelerate time-to-revenue, and strengthen their position in the market.