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Treasury in transition: Reflections on EuroFinance 2022 Treasury in transition: Reflections on EuroFinance 2022

As delegates reconvened in person at EuroFinance 2022 in Vienna following a two-year pandemic-related hiatus, the event’s key themes were treasury readiness to navigate a choppy external environment and harnessing digital developments to improve efficiency, reach and transparency. flow shares reflections from Deutsche Bank participants

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Transforming Ghana’s railway infrastructure Transforming Ghana’s railway infrastructure

In many developing economies, growth relies on cross-border trade aided by robust logistics infrastructure. flow’s Clarissa Dann looks at a remarkable collaboration between international banks and export credit agencies to help Ghana improve its rail network and remove freight and passengers from the roads

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CASH MANAGEMENT

CASH MANAGEMENT

Treasury in transition: Reflections on EuroFinance 2022 Treasury in transition: Reflections on EuroFinance 2022

As delegates reconvened in person at EuroFinance 2022 in Vienna following a two-year pandemic-related hiatus, the event’s key themes were treasury readiness to navigate a choppy external environment and harnessing digital developments to improve efficiency, reach and transparency. flow shares reflections from Deutsche Bank participants

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Setting free the cash Setting free the cash

With capital and liquidity management engaging boards with increasing interest thanks to the current economic and political climate, it is no surprise that freeing trapped cash is high on the corporate agenda. flow reports on how technology is providing solutions

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

Striving to be strategic Striving to be strategic

Treasurers see expanded role in their organisation and banks are keen to assist them, says Deutsche Bank’s Claudia Villasis-Wallraff in an article first published by The Asset reproduced here in flow

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TRADE FINANCE

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Transforming Ghana’s railway infrastructure Transforming Ghana’s railway infrastructure

In many developing economies, growth relies on cross-border trade aided by robust logistics infrastructure. flow’s Clarissa Dann looks at a remarkable collaboration between international banks and export credit agencies to help Ghana improve its rail network and remove freight and passengers from the roads

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Towards COP27: The financial sector as a key driver of change Towards COP27: The financial sector as a key driver of change

John W. H. Denton, Secretary General of the ICC explains why COP27 must deliver on climate finance and the vital role of the financial sector in achieving the Paris Agreement goals

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How to manage the transition to net-zero How to manage the transition to net-zero

As economies around the world pledge their commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050, companies need to step up their decarbonisation plans. Deutsche Bank’s Lavinia Bauerochse reflects on how this is changing the role of banks and why transition is becoming a core element in client conversations

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DOSSIER SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Transforming Ghana’s railway infrastructure

TRADE FINANCE, SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Transforming Ghana’s railway infrastructure

In many developing economies, growth relies on cross-border trade aided by robust logistics infrastructure. flow’s Clarissa Dann looks at a remarkable collaboration between international banks and export credit agencies to help Ghana improve its rail network and remove freight and passengers from the roads

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How to manage the transition to net-zero

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE, TRADE FINANCE 

How to manage the transition to net-zero

As economies around the world pledge their commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050, companies need to step up their decarbonisation plans. Deutsche Bank’s Lavinia Bauerochse reflects on how this is changing the role of banks and why transition is becoming a core element in client conversations

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Tackling the lack of ESG data

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Tackling the lack of ESG data

As more investors steer capital to companies with credible sustainability strategies, corporates need to ramp up their ESG reporting. But accessing the relevant data is difficult, reports flow’s Desirée Buchholz. How can this challenge be addressed?

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It’s never too early

COMMUNITY

It’s never too early

“Money makes the world go round” goes the song from Cabaret, yet teenagers learn surprisingly little from school about managing personal finance. flow reports on an initiative in Germany that is addressing this education gap

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Case study: Deutsche Bahn

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Case study: Deutsche Bahn

First published in TMI, this article explores how Deutsche Bahn has worked with Deutsche Bank to define and implement a payments fraud risk management framework for its high- value treasury payments. This framework incorporates sophisticated analytics and risk profiling, but also intensive and regular employee training and wider industry collaboration

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Tackling the lack of ESG data

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Tackling the lack of ESG data

As more investors steer capital to companies with credible sustainability strategies, corporates need to ramp up their ESG reporting. But accessing the relevant data is difficult, reports flow’s Desirée Buchholz. How can this challenge be addressed?

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SECURITIES SERVICES

MACRO AND MARKETS, SECURITIES SERVICES

Ethereum’s ‘Great Merge’ Ethereum’s ‘Great Merge’

Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap has shifted to a “proof-of-stake” consensus mechanism, with key implications for energy use, network security – and the crypto landscape. Drawing on Deutsche Bank Research, flow’s Clarissa Dann takes a closer look

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Settlement compression – where next? Settlement compression – where next?

Now that India, the US and Canada have confirmed they are reducing trade settlement cycles from T+2 to T+1, what are the risks and what are the benefits? flow takes a closer look at accelerated settlement

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Saudi Arabia’s new capital markets infrastructure Saudi Arabia’s new capital markets infrastructure

Saudi Arabia has demonstrated enormous resolve by opening up to foreign investors. Having once been inaccessible, the country has created an excellent framework to facilitate inward investment, reports Deutsche Bank’s Manoj Aidasani

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Ethereum’s ‘Great Merge’

MACRO AND MARKETS, SECURITIES SERVICES

Ethereum’s ‘Great Merge’

Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap has shifted to a “proof-of-stake” consensus mechanism, with key implications for energy use, network security – and the crypto landscape. Drawing on Deutsche Bank Research, flow’s Clarissa Dann takes a closer look

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Asia – a precarious recovery

MACRO AND MARKETS, CASH MANAGEMENT, TRADE FINANCE AND LENDING

Asia – a precarious recovery

With the prospect of recession nearing in North America and Europe, what does this mean for Asia’s recovery? Drawing on Deutsche Bank Research insights, flow takes a closer look at how the turbulent global economic climate is slowing growth and how corporates should respond

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Case study: Deutsche Bahn

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Case study: Deutsche Bahn

First published in TMI, this article explores how Deutsche Bahn has worked with Deutsche Bank to define and implement a payments fraud risk management framework for its high- value treasury payments. This framework incorporates sophisticated analytics and risk profiling, but also intensive and regular employee training and wider industry collaboration

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TRUST AND AGENCY SERVICES

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Collateralised loan obligations explained Collateralised loan obligations explained

Against a backdrop of geopolitical and economic volatility, collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) continue to navigate uncertainty and hold net asset values. flow explains the role of this remarkable asset class in Deutsche Bank’s Trust and Agency Services portfolio

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TRUST AND AGENCY SERVICES

Calmer waters for CLOs Calmer waters for CLOs

Last year marked a ‘golden moment’ for the collateralised loan obligation (CLO) product class, but by the time the 2022 Creditflux Symposium took place this May, geopolitical shocks had triggered general market jitters. flow reports on how delegates are transforming uncertainty into opportunity

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Safe as houses Safe as houses

What holds 21 million mortgage files with a follow-the-sun team that can handle as many as 30,000 to 40,000 loan reviews in one day? flow takes a closer look at Deutsche Bank’s Document Custody service located in Santa Ana, California and its central role in supporting the US mortgage market

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REGULATION

Who is your counterparty?

CASH MANAGEMENT, REGULATION

Who is your counterparty?

Eliminating duplicative activities is essential for financial institutions seeking to provide added value to clients during the performance of underlying client checks. flow takes a closer look at how the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation has come up with a neat solution to address this

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A brave new SDR world?

SECURITIES SERVICES, REGULATION

A brave new SDR world?

With the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR) having come into force on 1 February 2022, mandatory buy-ins for market participants that fail to settle a trade within a set period was postponed. flow provides a summary of the impact

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Regulation and splinternet

REGULATION

Regulation and splinternet

A concept first envisaged a decade ago, the splintering of the internet is moving closer to reality as regulation attempts to impose both limitations and new responsibilities, reports Boon-Hiong Chan of Deutsche Bank Corporate Bank’s Market and Technology Advocacy team

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DOSSIER ASEAN

DOSSIER ASEAN, MACRO AND MARKETS

The Philippines: Pliant like the bamboo and poised for growth The Philippines: Pliant like the bamboo and poised for growth

As the Philippines heads towards its national elections in May 2022 and grapples with Covid-19, flow highlights the country’s resilience and potential for those investing in and trading with ASEAN’s second largest market

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DOSSIER ASEAN

Heirs of Lac Long Quan (Vietnam) Heirs of Lac Long Quan (Vietnam)

Vietnam has managed to weather the Covid-19 pandemic better than many Asian economies. flow examines what underpins this resilience and how it is driving flows of foreign direct investment and export growth

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DOSSIER ASEAN

Indonesia’s place in the sun? Indonesia’s place in the sun?

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law seeks to boost foreign investment, jobs, and trade. flow examines its background and the opportunities this could bring as the country recovers from Covid-19 economic shock

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DOSSIER COVID-19

Covid-19 – a vulnerable recovery

DOSSIER COVID-19, MACRO AND MARKETS

Covid-19 – a vulnerable recovery

New treatments to limit the spread of Covid-19 are encouraging but exiting the Covid ravine remains a slow journey liable to setbacks. Clarissa Dann summarises Deutsche Bank Research indicators of how far the world has come in reaching some form of business as usual

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Point of no return

DOSSIER COVID-19, MACRO AND MARKETS

Point of no return

The slow progress of persuading employees back to the office after months of Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions is accelerating, but the future of work post-pandemic will inevitably be different as more opt to work from home full-time or part-time. flow’s Graham Buck and Clarissa Dann report on a brave new world of work

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Trade beyond Covid-19

TRADE FINANCE, DOSSIER COVID-19

Trade beyond Covid-19

As the world learns to live with Covid-19 and global trade flows pick themselves up again, will there be the cooperation needed to avert ongoing trade wars and support fragile supply chains? Rebecca Harding shares her findings

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