Treasury Management Systems Insights


How cross border is shifting the transaction banking landscape

15th October 2019

Company: Finastra
Real-time cross-border payments are growing in presence and show no signs of stopping. A growth that will affect, not only the corporates’ treasury but also the banks’ own treasury operations. The time has come to learn how to effectively manage this change. What’s driving this change? In spite of the increase in popularity for... read more

Using AI for safekeeping capital investments and portfolio optimisation

8th October 2019

With the increasing volatility of markets and complexity of products available for investors today, wealth managers are bound to use artificial intelligence (AI) as part of their overall strategy. There is a need to embark on new technologies in order to keep up with the ever-growing challenges faced by wealth managers and their clients alike.... read more

Video: Treasury's great disruptors

7th October 2019

Company: Calypso
The influx of regulations over the past few years – from Emir, Mifid II, Mifir in the EU, and Dodd-frank in the US – has put significant pressure on treasury managers, and has changed the role of the treasury management system. Once considered a middle and back office function, treasury management has grown to become of great strategic... read more

What asset owners need to know about GIPS 2020 compliance

7th October 2019

Company: Solovis
Marlena Fitts is Director, Product Marketing at Solovis Understanding GIPS 2020 Standards and what asset owners need to do from a compliance perspective has become crucial for those in the market. A recent StatPro article on bobsguide provides a high-level overview of the GIPS 2020 changes that would be required at the end of the... read more

Hurdles in real-time payments despite accelerated uptake

3rd October 2019

Company: bobsguide
Adoption of real-time payments has been picking up recently, according to a recent report by FIS, but not without barriers. Research by the payments giant suggests retailers and fintechs are embracing open payment initiatives, with firms such as Amazon, Facebook, Alipay, Tencent (WeChat), Baidu and Google expanding their presence in real-time... read more

Commerzbank’s Weitzel: Germany looks to lead Europe with blockchain legislation

1st October 2019

Company: bobsguide
The German Federal Ministry of Finance’s proposal to legislate for blockchain technology is an example of how German policy makers and regulators are looking to move ahead of the rest of Europe, according to Enno-Burghard Weitzel, cluster lead trade finance, Commerzbank. “Companies and regulators are waking up, no longer is... read more

Delatinne: RippleNet clients' exposure to XRP fluctuations minimal

30th September 2019

Company: bobsguide
Ripple customers looking to utilise the firm’s on-demand liquidity capabilities are not impacted by fluctuations in the company’s crypto asset, XRP, according to its global head of banking, Marjan Delatinne. “[T]he technology is designed to cater for the requirements needed for high volume low value payments, so the exposure on... read more

Appetite for digitisation

27th September 2019

Company: Comarch Finance
SMEs are no longer just traditional outlets manufacturing goods and then selling them on local markets. With constant technological progress and stiff competition, many new start-ups expand their business activity and go global. They grow in wealth, number and significance: according to Accenture, only in the UK SMEs constitute 99.9 percent of... read more

People moves: RBS, Revolut, Capitolis

27th September 2019

Company: bobsguide
RBS appoints a new CEO Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the appointment of Alison Rose as new chief executive officer. Rose will succeed CEO Ross McEwan who will step down on November 1 to take up the role of chief executive at the National Australia Bank. She has served the bank for over 27 years. RBS Chairman Howard... read more