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Six key takeaways from EBAday 2022 Six key takeaways from EBAday 2022

How will digital currencies, real-time payments and SWIFT initiatives shape the future of payments? The flow team attended EBAday 2022 to bring you its top six highlights – including a wake-up call for an upcoming regulation

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Keeping the SWIFT network secure Keeping the SWIFT network secure

As the number of cyber attacks on financial institutions increases, SWIFT needs to further safeguard its network. flow’s Desirée Buchholz reports on why the Customer Security Programme is key – and how banks should prepare for the upcoming changes in 2022

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How sanctions against Russia affect payments and FX How sanctions against Russia affect payments and FX

The United States and the European Union are restricting the use of SWIFT’s payments service for Russia’s banks and freeze the country’s central bank reserves. What will that mean for payments and the FX markets? flow's Desirée Buchholz draws on latest Deutsche Bank Research to summarise the current situation

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

Cross-border payments – Incumbents and disruptors Cross-border payments – Incumbents and disruptors

As cross-border payment volumes and values increase, new market entrants are competing but also cooperating with banks to remove friction and improve transparency. How is this benefiting the end customer? flow reports from the recent BAFT 2022 Bank to Bank Forum

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

How new tech and CBDCs can simplify payments How new tech and CBDCs can simplify payments

Managing cross-border payments and cash in Asia-Pacific presents its own specific challenges. How can CBDCs and AI help to remove frictions? flow summarises the four key learning points from a recent Economist Impact webinar supported by Deutsche Bank

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Cash management, Technology

E-commerce: separating real growth from glitz E-commerce: separating real growth from glitz

The pandemic has accelerated the rise of e-commerce sales and the potential for further growth is immense for companies ready to be innovative. flow reports on the third publications from Deutsche Bank Research’s series on the future of payments, which distils the realistic options from the hype

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CASH MANAGEMENT, REGULATION

Who is your counterparty? 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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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

How to prevent payments fraud How to prevent payments fraud

With payments fraud on the rise, how can treasury departments prepare the best line of defence against would-be fraudsters? flow reports on a recent EuroFinance webinar that explored new fraud patterns and how these risks are being addressed

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CBDCs: what’s not to love? CBDCs: what’s not to love?

As Jamaica prepares to launch its own central bank digital currency and China’s digital yuan is fast gaining traction, Deutsche Bank Research’s recent white paper on the future of cash offers a progress report on CBDC launches and initiatives. flow shares its core findings

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

SWIFT Go: Low value payments rethought SWIFT Go: Low value payments rethought

The launch of SWIFT Go is a milestone for the cross-border payments space. As the story continues to develop, flow explores how the industry is driving the initiative forward – and how companies could benefit

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Treasurer’s checklist: How to improve cash management in five steps Treasurer’s checklist: How to improve cash management in five steps

Best practice is something every treasurer strives for but getting there is a tough task. Drawing on the results of a benchmark review among 200 corporate treasurers globally, flow outlines five steps that will help to improve cash management

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

Why treasury automation is a must Why treasury automation is a must

Driving treasury automation has taken on added urgency since Covid-19. flow’s Desiree Buchholz and Helen Sanders looks at how the pandemic has altered priorities, why implementing new solutions takes time and how working with fintechs can help to accelerate the process

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

Why CBDCs could be a gamechanger for B2B payments Why CBDCs could be a gamechanger for B2B payments

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are gaining traction – but some corporate treasurers are missing a vision for token-based B2B payments, especially in Europe. flow’s Desirée Buchholz hosts a debate on the relevance of digital currencies for companies

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

Digital marketplaces – a gamechanger for payments and treasury Digital marketplaces – a gamechanger for payments and treasury

Digital sales are booming. While marketplaces provide new business opportunities for buyers, sellers and operators, they also create new challenges for treasurers. flow’s Desirée Buchholz reports on how treasury can define a new payment strategy

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Cash Management, Technology, Trade Finance

What treasurers should know about blockchain payment triggers What treasurers should know about blockchain payment triggers

As companies transfer business processes onto the blockchain, existing payment systems are reaching their limits. Does this mean that corporate treasurers will soon need digital currencies or are payment triggers sufficient? Alex Bechtel, Head of Digital Assets & Currencies Strategy at Deutsche Bank shares his views with flow’s Desirée Buchholz

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Leveraging instant payments and APIs in APAC Leveraging instant payments and APIs in APAC

Driven by local governments’ desire to promote digital economies and financial inclusion, real-time payments are accelerating in APAC. In an Economist Impact webinar supported by Deutsche Bank, two corporate treasurers shared why instant payments and APIs are vital supply chain connectors. flow reports

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EIU Perspective: Connected with financial services partners EIU Perspective: Connected with financial services partners

Through a series of surveys and reports over recent years, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has taken the pulse of corporate treasury; recording its response to both day-to-day challenges and specific events from supply chain disruptions to Covid-19

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CASH MANAGEMENT, FLOW CASE STUDY

Boosting treasury in India Boosting treasury in India

German vibrant science and technology company Merck has turned its treasury business in India inside out. Jörg Bermüller tells flow’s Desirée Buchholz how his team reduced FX risks, optimised liquidity and streamlined processes in an award-winning project with Deutsche Bank

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Superior vision Superior vision

For Swiss multinational healthcare company F. Hoffman-La Roche AG – aka Roche – full visibility over available intraday bank transactions is essential for its treasury department in efficiently managing cash. flow reports on how working with Deutsche Bank enabled the team to develop an enhanced intra-day statement

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Central bank digital currencies: the game changers Central bank digital currencies: the game changers

Despite their volatility, cryptocurrencies are gaining acceptability as an alternative asset class. However, mass adoption is unlikely, and in the meantime, central bank digital currencies are gaining traction, reports flow’s Graham Buck

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A slow ascent from the Covid-19 ravine A slow ascent from the Covid-19 ravine

Emerging from the economic slump triggered by the pandemic has proved slower and more difficult than original estimates suggested. flow’s Janet Du Chenne and Graham Buck examine the evidence that suggests the long-awaited recovery may finally be underway

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Bank-agnostic platforms in Asia − An update Bank-agnostic platforms in Asia − An update

First published in the October 2021 issue of The Asset Magazine, Deutsche Bank’s Raphael Jansa explains how bank-agnostic platforms have regularly demonstrated their value over multiple asset classes and use cases and why he thinks they are here to stay

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FX workflow automation: an expected journey FX workflow automation: an expected journey

Colin Lambert reports on how pandemic disruption has impacted corporates’ FX risk management strategies, illustrating this with a profile on Yusen Logistics’ use of automation to meet its new business needs 

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Treasury transmission Treasury transmission

An internship with BMW led ElringKlinger’s treasurer, Matthias John, to the automotive component manufacturer, where he centralised its treasury systems and improved free cash flows. He tells flow’s Graham Buck about the importance of giving back

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When will digital currencies become mainstream? When will digital currencies become mainstream?

The Bahamas launched the sand dollar, a nationwide central bank digital currency (CBDC) last October. flow’s Graham Buck reports on why its move will be followed by others around the world over the coming months as CBDCs take on cryptocurrencies

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Doing more with less Doing more with less

More than a year on since the onset of Covid-19, the pandemic has made centralisation a top priority for many corporate treasurers and strengthened the case for using an in-house bank, reports flow's Graham Buck

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Digital currencies, differing motives Digital currencies, differing motives

Until quite recently, the attitude of many of central banks towards digital currencies ranged from antipathy to hostility. Led by China, most are now warming to the concept – or are even actively developing their own. However, as flow’s Graham Buck reports there are a range of motivating factors behind the change in attitude

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A new era for payment validation A new era for payment validation

As payments become increasingly fast, minimising fraud risk and ensuring visibility is gaining importance. flow explores how the faster payments space is evolving and how pre-validation will help financial institutions and corporates

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Connecting cash Connecting cash

Wieland is a fast-growing German copper and copper alloy specialist. After a series of M&A acquisitions in the US, the treasury team found the successive legacy cash management systems were impeding efficiency. flow’s Desirée Buchholz reports on the turnaround

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CBDCs and the impact on cross-border payments CBDCs and the impact on cross-border payments

A growing buzz around central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) is seeing proofs of concept and pilots worked on by many central banks across the world. As these schemes gain traction, Deutsche Bank’s Bradley Lonnen, Alexander Bechtel and Marc Recker outlined in a webinar how CBDCs could transform cross-border payments

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Extending in-house bank services in APAC Extending in-house bank services in APAC

In a webinar hosted by The Economist as part of its Global Treasury Leaders programme and supported by Deutsche Bank, two corporate treasurers shared on the special challenges that the region presents when setting up an in-house bank. flow reports

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FX risk management: Keeping pace with market developments FX risk management: Keeping pace with market developments

A diversity of currencies and regulations can make implementing an FX hedge programme in Asia challenging. Technology is key and this article from The Asset reports that for Deutsche Bank, GEM Connect helps its clients to seamlessly execute FX hedging in an automated and transparent fashion

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The drive for five The drive for five

The results of the Global Investor 2021 Beneficial Owners Survey reflect an investor focus on five areas of service differentiation against the backdrop of the stressed market conditions, say Deutsche Bank’s agency securities lending experts Johnny Grimes and Zorawar Singh

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Global Treasury Leaders Summit EMEA 2021: a Covid learning curve Global Treasury Leaders Summit EMEA 2021: a Covid learning curve

With the 2020 event focusing on the immediate impact of Covid-19, this year’s online gathering of senior treasurers looked back on lessons learned over the past 18 months

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EBAday 2021: Turning point in payments transformation EBAday 2021: Turning point in payments transformation

Disrupted by the pandemic in 2020, the European Banking Association’s EBAday 2021 returned its focus to payments transformation issues such as the migration to ISO 20022, open banking, real time payments and cyber security

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Securities lending and repo on the front line Securities lending and repo on the front line

Maurice Leo, a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Agency Securities Lending team, assesses the important role of securities lending and repo in accommodating and facilitating market order and liquidity during pandemic-related volatility

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Roadmap to post-lockdown optimism Roadmap to post-lockdown optimism

Emerging from the economic slump triggered by the pandemic has proved slower and more difficult than original estimates suggested. flow’s Janet Du Chenne and Graham Buck examine the evidence that suggests the long-awaited recovery may finally be underway

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CASH MANAGEMENT, COVID-19

Covid as a catalyst for changing payments Covid as a catalyst for changing payments

As the pandemic accelerates the growth of e-commerce, Europe’s CFOs and treasurers are impatient for greater efficiencies in B2B payments, finds a Deutsche Bank Research report and survey

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EBAday 2020: Turning point in payments EBAday 2020: Turning point in payments

The European Banking Association’s EBAday 2020 addressed the ongoing payments transformation as the pandemic accelerates digital payment appetite. Delegates at this rescheduled virtual event agreed that Covid-19 has also sharpened resilience in financial services, reports flow's Graham Buck

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Digital treasury accelerates in Asia Digital treasury accelerates in Asia

Treasury digitisation across Asia was gaining traction even before Covid-19 struck, but the pandemic has accelerated the process. A recent Deutsche Bank webinar provided a progress report

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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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Managing treasury in times of Covid-19 Managing treasury in times of Covid-19

EuroFinance and The Economist Group’s most recent webinar invited three treasury professionals to share their experiences of dealing with the pandemic

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Past the tipping point Past the tipping point

Companies drag their heels on climate change because many managers believe that for the planet to win, profits must fall. And others don’t see the relevance to their customers.

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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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Supporting corporate treasurers working from home Supporting corporate treasurers working from home

Deutsche Bank’s FX platform capabilities are helping corporates facing exceptional challenges triggered by the global pandemic – from maintaining liquidity to enabling employees to work from home

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ISO 20022: stepping in the right direction ISO 20022: stepping in the right direction

Deutsche Bank’s Christian Westerhaus explores the latest ISO 20022 developments in an article for Fintech Futures

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Bank support during Covid-19 Bank support during Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues its disruption and dislocation of economies, businesses and supply chains, banks are working with governments and their clients to ramp up support initiatives. Here are some examples of Deutsche Bank activity

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Leaving Libor Leaving Libor

By the end of 2021, Libor will have all but disappeared. Helen Sanders looks at what treasurers should consider amid the phasing out of this widely used benchmark interest rate

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Supporting clean mobility Supporting clean mobility

In December, German automotive component producer Continental agreed a €4bn revolving credit facility with a 27-bank syndicate aligned to sustainability performance. flow’s Clarissa Dann on how the company is navigating Covid-19 and a Tesla-disrupted market place

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March to change March to change

Clarissa Dann meets Group Treasurer Soumyo Dutta at the Reliance Industries Mumbai headquarters to discover more about its rapid organic growth, its journey to debt-free status, and how its treasury has aligned along the way

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The art, and science, of the possible The art, and science, of the possible

In the face of falling margins and rising competition – including some from non-traditional sources – the payments industry is under pressure to deliver digital, seamless and transparent solutions

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Creative sounds Creative sounds

Until Spotify disrupted the music ownership model, the music industry was under siege from piracy. Clarissa Dann reports on how the Swedish audio media phenomenon has applied its corporate treasury infrastructure to support this incredible growth story

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MultiSafepay and “Request to Pay”: open banking comes of age MultiSafepay and “Request to Pay”: open banking comes of age

The implementation of Europe’s second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has unlocked a number of new open banking solutions, such as Request to Pay (RtP).

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One-way ticket One-way ticket

The Covid-19 pandemic forced corporate treasury teams to suddenly adapt to working from home, but not all of them are planning a return journey to the office anytime soon, reports Rebecca Brace

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Pollinating payments Pollinating payments

Amid a delicate ecosystem of de-risking and reducing correspondent banking lines, how can the process of making cross-border payments be improved? Ruth Wandhöfer and Barbara Casu have researched market participant pain points and suggest seven scenarios for the future

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A healthy approach A healthy approach

German science and technology giant Merck has been developing healthcare solutions for 350 years, and remains at the leading edge of biotechnology. Graham Buck finds out how the spirit of innovation underpins its corporate treasury team

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Prescient on payments Prescient on payments

Fifteen years on from its launch, the original business template of payment services and working capital provider Payoneer successfully anticipated today’s growing online business volumes. Graham Buck reports

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NIRP: The new rules of the game NIRP: The new rules of the game

The dawn of negative interest rates is nigh. The world appears to be upside down since the Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP) – an exceptional monetary policy tool that brings nominal target interest rates below the zero bound – has changed the rules of the interest rate game for financial intermediaries. Anne-Katrin Brehm, Institutional Cash Management at Deutsche Bank looks at what those new rules mean for the transaction banking and cash management business

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Resilient treasury factors in a lengthy pandemic Resilient treasury factors in a lengthy pandemic

Rapid changes to treasury strategy introduced in response to Covid-19 appear likely to endure as companies adjust to the pandemic having longer-term impact, the latest Economist Intelligence Unit survey suggests

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CASH MANAGEMENT, REGULATION

Open banking – heralding the dawn of open finance? Open banking – heralding the dawn of open finance?

As open banking gains traction, regulators are turning their attention to the next stage of development. Regulatory expert Polina Evstifeeva reviews initiatives

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SWIFT gpi: a progress report SWIFT gpi: a progress report

As SWIFT’s gpi initiative approaches its fifth anniversary, many of its original goals have been achieved since the 2017 launch while more recent fine tuning has enhanced the service. What’s next on the agenda? The flow team reports

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Reimagining the future of payments Reimagining the future of payments

The pandemic has accelerated the pace of change over the past year and bank-led merchant solutions are among the responses to a huge shift in payment methods and the boost to e-commerce, reports Helen Sanders

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Cash Management, Macro & Markets

More March of the digital euro

The European Central Bank’s go-ahead for an investigation phase could see a digital currency for Europe issued before the end of 2026, reports flow’s Graham Buck and Clarissa Dann

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E-commerce for treasurers: staying ahead of the game E-commerce for treasurers: staying ahead of the game

No industries are safe from digital disruption and the pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in the world of shopping. At a recent webinar hosted by The Economist, treasurers of a B2B and a B2C company outlined the challenges of expanding e-commerce operations, choosing the right platforms and payment providers, and increasing payments digitalisation to support emerging retail trends

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Treasury connected Treasury connected

With Covid-19 having sharpened e-commerce appetites, treasurers have responded by optimising their digital payments infrastructure and kept their financial data secure while connecting customers. flow shares key insights the Economist Intelligence Unit in the first of four reports

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Goodyear’s new tracks for cross-currency liquidity Goodyear’s new tracks for cross-currency liquidity

Goodyear’s treasury team partnered with Deutsche Bank to introduce an automated cross-currency liquidity structure. flow explores how this new solution helps the treasury team reduce operational risk and bolster operational efficiencies

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Delivering the world Delivering the world

While the Covid-19 pandemic has stimulated international delivery demand, fulfilment has been tough within a dislocated transportation network. flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on how Deutsche Post DHL Group has stepped up, walks the sustainability walk – and optimises its treasury

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Sign of the times Sign of the times

Digital signatures quickly proved popular with major corporates, but the Covid-19 epidemic is now accelerating take up by companies while the service is expanding to more countries

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FX risk management: bring on the robots FX risk management: bring on the robots

Automation now enables corporate clients to reduce their FX risk and enhance liquidity management. Ahead of EuroFinance Copenhagen, Graham Buck talks to Deutsche Bank’s VP risk management solutions, Xavier Szebrat

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Currency Care Currency Care

Dan Barnes explains how targeted use of derivatives can create more efficient hedging for FX risk, and provide treasurers with an alternative to incurring overnight deposit charges

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In the fast lane In the fast lane

With a number of domestic instant payment schemes already in place, the scope of these payments will soon cross borders. Deutsche Bank’s Jose Buey and Paul Cuddihy examine the impact of what has been a consumer phenomenon in the business-to-business space

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Adversity to advantage Adversity to advantage

US treasury and financial professionals are preparing for two weeks of online learning and networking at the Association for Financial Professionals’ (AFP) first virtual conference from 19-29 October

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Asian banks keep up to speed on ISO 20022 migration Asian banks keep up to speed on ISO 20022 migration

The new global language for financial communications is very much a work in progress. In this article written for The Asian Banker, Nancy So assesses how banks across the region measure up

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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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Corporate tips for navigating Covid-19 Corporate tips for navigating Covid-19

COVID-19 has precipitated a global shock that poses significant risk for business. To assist in this situation, Deutsche Bank’s Capital Markets Strategy team provides a detailed checklist for operational, funding and risk management functions

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Filling the data lake Filling the data lake

As real-time cash management shapes the consumer experience and negative interest rates attack passive deposits, corporate treasurers are employing API-enabled analytics in determining what cash needs to move where and to optimise their FX positions, reports Elizabeth Pfeuti

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Tomorrow's treasury today Tomorrow's treasury today

At Eurofinance 2018, the 27th conference on International Treasury Management, the cooperation between banks, corporate treasurers and fintechs to achieve common goals of speed and transparency was very much in evidence. Clarissa Dann reports on how buzz words made way for road maps and milestones

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Building business resilience in a crisis Building business resilience in a crisis

Corporates’ business resilience capabilities have been tested in recent years by a series of challenges – but the scale and speed of the Covid-19 pandemic creates an unprecedented level of uncertainty to be prepared for, says Deutsche Bank’s Dennis De-Weerdt

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Correspondent banking steps into a new era Correspondent banking steps into a new era

In a discussion with The Banker, Christian Westerhaus, Global Head of Clearing Products, Cash Management at Deutsche Bank, explains how the industry is ensuring cross-border payments are keeping up with demand

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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 Sweden’s policy of no lockdown

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Regulation driving banking transformation: Second Edition Regulation driving banking transformation: Second Edition

A regulatory environment that supports the safe and robust development of the data economy is essential for banking transformation, says new white paper

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Operational efficiency in treasury Operational efficiency in treasury

Treasury operational models are under scrutiny more than ever before. But how can organisations ensure their processes are optimised for efficiency – and make sure they are not missing out on what evolving technology can do for them? Amy Beninato of Deutsche Bank and Kristy McKay of insurance multinational MAPFRE discuss their tips for success

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Adding speed to treasury digitisation Adding speed to treasury digitisation

A global pandemic and fast-changing regulation are factors accelerating the digitalisation of treasury ecosystems across Asia, as a recent webinar from The Economist Group and EuroFinance confirmed. flow ’s Graham Buck reports on the main discussion points

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Hello SONIA Hello SONIA

As the deadline for the cessation of Libor as the most widely used benchmark for financial products looms ever closer, Graham Buck reports on how SONIA, the Bank of England’s preferred successor, is gaining traction

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Responsible innovation Responsible innovation

How can you connect four billion accounts across the world in an instant? That is the bold vision of SWIFT’s CEO, Javier Pérez-Tasso. flow's Clarissa Dann talks to him about the responsibilities vested in a cooperative founded to create mutual benefit for the financial community and why a virtual Sibos for 2020 will keep the global financial community engaged

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Basel yesterday, today and tomorrow Basel yesterday, today and tomorrow

Prudential regulation in the form of the Basel accords on capital adequacy has been evolving for almost 30 years. Etay Katz and Kirsty Taylor explain this quest for safety and soundness as “Basel IV” awaits agreement

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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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Ten PSD2 essentials Ten PSD2 essentials

PSD2 applies from 13 January 2018. flow summarises how this affects your business and transaction flows

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Heart of the enterprise Heart of the enterprise

Business software provider SAP leads a consistent programme of innovation, the latest being its digital boardroom. Head of Global Treasury Steffen Diel demonstrates why leaving one’s comfort zone and being permanently curious can work miracles

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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 rewritten

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Safety twice Safety twice

With cyber-crime on the rise, and the implementation deadline under PSD2 for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) in online payments coming up fast, banks and payment service providers are coming up with some innovative solutions. flow reports on what this means in practice

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ISO 20022 takes off ISO 20022 takes off

Many of the world’s most important payment market infrastructures are transforming to meet the needs of automation, integration and real-time services. All of this is underpinned by the migration to a new payments messaging standard – ISO 20022. For banks and corporates, this is more than just another IT project; it signals a major opportunity to improve payments processes and reassess business models. Paula Roels looks at the implications

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Digital treasury accelerates in Asia Digital treasury accelerates in Asia

Treasury digitisation across Asia was gaining traction even before Covid-19 struck, but the pandemic has accelerated the process. A recent Deutsche Bank webinar provided a progress report

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Open banking unwrapped Open banking unwrapped

Neil Frederik Jensen joined the 5000 attendees of Money2020 in its new Amsterdam home and reports a sea-change in bank-fintech cooperation to deliver a better financial services experience to the end user

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AFP 2020 conference: looking beyond Covid AFP 2020 conference: looking beyond Covid

The Association for Financial Professionals’ first virtual conference offered a member of former President Obama’s team on post-pandemic developments, and sessions on Fed policy and the rise of blockchain and digital currencies

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Why e-FX is rocket science Why e-FX is rocket science

How is technology supporting clients and providers in maximising FX market opportunities? Graham Buck talks to Deutsche Bank’s Head of E-FX David Leigh in the run-up to Sibos London 2019 about FX that knows what corporates need before they do…

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Hedge with an edge Hedge with an edge

With geopolitical risk and FX volumes on the rise, flow explores how combining the right technology with trusted market expertise is essential for corporate treasurers

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Going against gravity Going against gravity

Over the past four decades, corporate tax rates have been on a downward trajectory. Graham Buck examines why 2020 could mark a watershed when that trend starts to reverse

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Correspondent banking 4.0? Correspondent banking 4.0?

One of the unintended consequences of post-crisis regulatory tightening has been a reduction in correspondent banking relationships. But new technologies and a collaborative willingness to keep funds flowing across borders give cause for optimism, reports flow’s Janet Du Chenne

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