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Guide to Receivables Finance 3rd Edition Guide to Receivables Finance 3rd Edition

Receivables finance comprises an arrangement when providing credit to a party, using an amount payable by one party to another for goods or services. Now in its 3rd edition, this essential multi-contributor Guide, published by Deutsche Bank with Sullivan & Worcester UK and the International Trade & Forfaiting Association provides a thorough update to earlier editions and demonstrates the remarkable resilience of the receivables finance structure

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Payables Finance: A guide to working capital optimisation Payables Finance: A guide to working capital optimisation

Now in its 3rd edition, this Guide not only explains how payables finance helps defend supply chains while helping buyers protect their working capital, but updates the previous edition in the light of Covid-19, ESG considerations and the relationship of the asset class with the capital markets, also including new case studies

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DLT and digital asset’s path to smart custody DLT and digital asset’s path to smart custody

In the face of declining fee levels and increasing regulatory and market requirements for asset protection and market stability, the securities post-trade industry seeks a sustainable future. Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) may provide part of the answer by realigning the roles of its participants

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Client Stories

University challenge University challenge

Ghana’s dependence on raw commodity exports has done little for its economy or its food security. It still imports most staple foodstuffs. flow reports on how export credit agency financing is building a university dedicated to sustainable development and agribusiness

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MACRO AND MARKETS, DOSSIER COVID-19

Covid-19: no silver bullet for recovery Covid-19: no silver bullet for recovery

With fears of a pandemic second wave and evidence that the first wave is far from over in much of the world, prospects for recovery must adjust to the reality check report flow’s Clarissa Dann and Graham Buck

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MACRO AND MARKETS, DOSSIER COVID-19

Covid-19: A new industrial policy for Europe Covid-19: A new industrial policy for Europe

As the European Union (EU) absorbs its €2.364trn pandemic support and rebuilds, how can the market forces/state intervention balance be managed to avert market failure? flow ’s Clarissa Dann and Graham Buck

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PODCAST

Episode 3: How to enable digital business models via payments How to enable digital business models via payments

As more and more B2B companies are selling their products and services directly to the consumer, this changes the way in which payments are being made

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PODCAST

Why agile working is the future Why agile working is the future

Extreme events are getting more frequent. On this backdrop, being flexible and reacting quickly to new market conditions has become a key driver for a successful treasury. But what does agile working actually mean for treasury departments and how can your organisation get there?

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WHITE PAPERS & GUIDES

CSDR: The final countdown CSDR: The final countdown

In September 2019, we published our CSDR: Settlement discipline regime client toolkit, to help clients prepare for the most impactful aspects of the new regulation. While the implementation date was subsequently pushed back, challenges remain ahead of the revised date of 1 February 2022. Our new toolkit provides an update on where we stand on this journey

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Trade Finance TV

Market makeover – financing the new Ghana Kumasi Market Market makeover – financing the new Ghana Kumasi Market

Fabio Camara, CEO of Contracta Engenharia Ltda and James Pumphrey, Head of Structured Trade and Export Finance UK at Deutsche Bank talk to Trade Finance TV about how they made the US$259m revamp of Ghana’s Kumasi Market happen (full interview)

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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19

Kicking the can: who pays for Covid-19? Kicking the can: who pays for Covid-19?

As cases of Covid-19 surge past 17 million, the global debt mountains that the pandemic expanded seem perpetually unscaleable. flow’s Clarissa Dann and Graham Buck take a closer look at how the rules of macroeconomics are being

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TECHNOLOGY

Technology versus virus Technology versus virus

Disruption caused by Covid-19 has pivoted the world towards technology to keep things moving. Some technologies have changed lives dramatically and their impact will endure beyond the pandemic. flow’s Janet Du Chenne examines how current tech trends could be managed to support a sustainable recovery

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CSDR: Settlement discipline regime client toolkit CSDR: Settlement discipline regime client toolkit

The Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR), a key element of the Central Securities Depositary Regulation (CSDR), comes into force on 14 September 2020. This effectively binds together trade and post-trade. With penalties for poor performance and discipline, all actors in an institution will need to understand their obligations and make the necessary operational changes

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Are you ready for CSDR? Are you ready for CSDR?

Contrary to what its name suggests, the Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR) is not just a regulation for CSDs. In fact, its requirements impact every participant in the post-trade value chain. As a provider of local custody services, Deutsche Bank sees the regulation as more than a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for the entire industry to come together and work on existing inefficiencies in the settlement space

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Client stories

From the rubble From the rubble

Structured export finance is just one of the areas of Deutsche Bank’s global transaction banking business grounded in positive impact – including hospitals, railways and local market buildings in emerging economies. flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on two transformational projects in Ecuador

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MACRO AND MARKETS, COVID-19

Exiting the Covid-19 ravine Exiting the Covid-19 ravine

As governments around the world increase their lockdown relaxations, and epi-curves no longer have a relentless upward trajectory, how soon will economic activity pick up? Hotels, restaurants small businesses and luxury shops

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MACRO AND MARKETS, TECHNOLOGY

Moving out of Covid-19 Moving out of Covid-19

The global Covid-19 crisis response during transition from lockdown to gradual reopening is at a critical juncture. Clarissa Dann summarises recent Deutsche Bank research and analysis

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Covid-19: How Germany gained its firepower Covid-19: How Germany gained its firepower

While a cluster of new infections is a setback, the German approach to Covid-19 managed the epi-curve and mitigated economic damage. flow’s Graham Buck reviews Germany’s pandemic performance against

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Cybersecurity and fraud protection: exposing bad actors Cybersecurity and fraud protection: exposing bad actors

As spear phishing, business email compromise and other attacks on corporates increase, the chief information security officer is everyone’s new best friend, report Wade Bicknell and Vanessa Riemer

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WHITE PAPERS/GUIDES

Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 4 Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 4

In September 2020, we released the third in our series of guides to the upcoming ISO 20022 migration. That edition covered a number of changes that had taken place that year, including the revised ISO 20022 delivery dates for SWIFT and several of the world’s major market infrastructures. This meant that 2021, the original year of the ISO 20022 migration, had become the year of delivery. As we edge closer to the finish line, Deutsche Bank team now presents Part 4 of this journey in advance of Sibos 2021

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WHITE PAPERS/GUIDES

Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 3 Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 3

In 2019, recognising the magnitude of the transformational initiative underway in the payments world, we launched a series of guides to ISO 20022 migration. These were designed to help the industry navigate and understand the evolving journey towards a single global payments standard. The Deutsche Bank team now presents Part 3 of this journey in advance of Sibos 2020

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CASH MANAGEMENT

more Covid-19's assault on cash

The journey towards tomorrow’s cashless society has gathered momentum and urgency as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, reports flow’s Graham Buck

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Central banks: on-side or outside? Central banks: on-side or outside?

How much “support” should central banks give Covid-19 stricken economies? With the focus on fiscal responses, what tools remain in the monetary policy armoury? flow´s Clarissa Dann reviews Deutsche Bank Research insights

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WHITE PAPERS & GUIDES

Re-imagining network management Re-imagining network management

Covid-19 has brought unprecedented challenges and change for network managers at global custodians, broker-dealers and financial market infrastructures. This report canvasses them to understand how they have adapted to date, and how their roles could be further transformed

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TRADE FINANCE, COVID-19, CHINA DOSSIER

Lessons from the East: Adapt and survive

Covid-19 has upended supply as economies move away from just-in-time procurement. Deutsche Bank’s trade and country experts examine general lessons for German exporters from China’s recovery

MACRO AND MARKETS

Jobs and Covid-19 Jobs and Covid-19

As lockdown continues into Q2, unemployment escalates in all regions. What does this mean for economic recovery? Clarissa Dann reports on the balance between profit and GDP tomorrow versus survival today

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WHITE PAPERS

A Guide to Trade Finance A Guide to Trade Finance

Deutsche Bank’s foundation was fostered on international trade finance – so as the Bank celebrated its 150th anniversary we presented this Guide to Trade Finance to the industry as an anniversary gift. Put together by seasoned trade finance experts, it explains the fundamentals of financing cross-border trade in practice, so ideal for discussions when some parties may not be familiar with trade finance and all its variations. Since publication in May 2020, this has enjoyed several thousand downloads

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Covid-19 and inflation Covid-19 and inflation

As economies move along their pandemic exit trajectories, and the cost of economic stimulus raises the spectre of galloping inflation, flow's Clarissa Dann reviews Deutsche Bank Research analysis on whether this scenario is likely given the current central bank grip on markets

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TECHNOLOGY, CASH MANAGEMENT

From the engine room From the engine room

Almost overnight, Deutsche Bank relocated more than 65.000 of its employees to working from home locations ahead of Covid-19 lockdown. flow reports on operational resilience and business continuity management

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TECHNOLOGY, REGULATION

Beating Covid-19 cybercrime Beating Covid-19 cybercrime

With so many locked down at home in response to pandemic containment, the use of online services is exploding. But what is the risk to businesses? flow shares some tips to stay cyber-safe in a working from home environment

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CASH MANAGEMENT, COVID-19 {icon-book}

Covid-19 briefing Covid-19 briefing

As Covid-19 rearranges the world order on many levels, situational data and regional responses change on a daily basis. This article summarises the early impact on households, businesses and governments, with analysis drawn from in-depth research by Deutsche Bank

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