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12th November 2018 – EBA CLEARING announced today the kick-off of a Request to Pay Task Force to support the development of a pan-European Request to Pay (R2P) solution. The first objective of this task force is to work on a blueprint, which shall serve as a planning framework for the implementation of an R2P solution. The blueprint is expected to be delivered in the first half of 2019.
Even if the more encouraging reports from the past week are borne out, treasurers must still contend with a list of post-Brexit uncertainties.
With the payments revolution continuing to gather momentum it’s not surprising it was one of the big themes at Sibos 2018, with SWIFT’s Global Payment Innovation service dominating discussions across the space.
Blockchain and cyber-security were hot topics at Sibos and a common thread ran between the potential of former and challenge of latter: the exercising of individual responsibility.
Astronomers believe a 400m long rock hurtling away from the Sun at 70,000 mph could be a ‘light sail’ – debris from an advanced spacecraft that was “on a reconnaissance mission”.
5th November 2018 – Bank of America Merrill Lynch today announced its upcoming addition of document exchange and e-signature capabilities in CashPro® Assistant, an online bank administration tool that helps commercial and corporate clients more easily conduct standard account management transactions as well as access and analyze their banking information.
6th November 2018 – International businesses are confident that the quality of their products will appeal to Chinese consumers, understand that distribution partnerships and e-commerce platforms are key to success in this market and are targeting the growing spending power of consumers aged under 40. These were among the key findings from HSBC’s Navigator: Made for China survey, which was launched today at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
5th November 2018 – Kyriba, the #1 provider of cloud treasury and financial management solutions, today announced the launch of Business Intelligence (BI), a new, fully integrated solution within its award-winning treasury and financial management platform. The solution, announced at the AFP 2018 Conference in Chicago, is designed to help finance and treasury executives dynamically visualize and convert their expanding volumes of financial data into actionable insights.
4th November 2018 – HSBC India and ING Bank Brussels have successfully executed a blockchain-enabled, live trade finance transaction jointly with Reliance Industries and Tricon Energy.
5th November 2018 – Shell’s Foreign Exchange Central Treasury business, which manages one of the world’s largest annual FX operating turnover, has implemented a Bloomberg service that connects its subsidiaries globally. The solution is now available for use by any corporate treasury operation in the world, Bloomberg announced today.