AGTB: New kid on the block. TFG heard from Daniel Gould, Deputy CEO of Anglo Gulf Trade Bank, and its new digital offering for trade finance in the UAE and MENA region. Building a trade bank from scratch without relying on legacy technologies has enabled AGTB to reimagine trade finance, building a competitive product for the corporate banking space.
The Italian Banking market continues to face headwinds and pressures around new payment service directives (PSDII), challenges from the regulator, and changing customer needs. TFG caught up with the CEO of RegTech innovator CBI about their latest product CBI Globe, and how this is positioned to help Italian banks succeed and grow.
TFG spoke to Mishal Ruparel, General Manager at Banking Circle, about the new applications of technology in banking to help better serve the underbanked SMEs. Using AI-driven credit scoring and new approaches to analyse credit card transaction data, Banking Circle’s proposition is game-changing the world of SME finance.
TFG heard from Alexander Goulandris the co-CEO of essDOCS about the different solutions for paperless trade. He exclusively announced the launch of a new product called CargoDocs Match, which will enable trade finance banks to continue to provide BPO-related solutions to their customers after SWIFT discontinues support for the Trade Services Utility (TSU) in 2020.
Digital disruptors have forever changed the financial services industry by offering customers friction-free, easy-to-use, mobile-accessible environments and a previously unimaginable range of goods and services. And institutions are taking action.
The next generation of technology-led financial services innovators are disrupting the industry in a big way, and TFG’s Deepesh Patel caught up with Natalie Ceeney CBE, Chair of Innovate Finance, at WCBI.
Today TFG record live from the ITFA Annual Meeting in Budapest. The conference covered developments within areas of supply chain finance, credit risk insurance and ever more creative risk distribution techniques, as well as the rise of fintech within the trade and open account environment.
Open banking has been taking over as the latest FinTech model of global market disruption, but market implementation so far has been fraught with delays, slowdowns and difficulties. Open banking refers to a financial data aggregation system that will be implemented in banks and financial service channels.
In this interview series, we heard from 3 FinTech experts and assessed the real, viable applications of these technologies within international trade and open account.
Sullivan’s Geoffrey Wynne highlights the key legal and regulatory themes to pay attention to in 2019.
Trade Finance Global heard from Sean Edwards, Chairman of the ITFA at the NEARC (North East Asia Regional Committee) Seminar held in Beijing earlier this month.
Beauhurst, the data provider, has released the latest edition of its report, The Deal, analysing all equity investment in UK startups and SMEs throughout 2018. The data shows that 2018… read more →
Heading towards the end of 2018, we thought that China’s developments in blockchain and trade finance were fairly quiet in comparison to the rest of the world. But just when… read more →
Robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have radically transformed the productivity of emerging economies around the world. AI is improving efficiencies in industries from transportation and finance through to… read more →