Deutsche Bank releases part two in its series of ISO 20022 migration guides

Deutsche Bank has released its second guide to the ISO 20022 migration. As Part 1 of the Guide emphasised, banks should not consider the migration to ISO 20022 as just “another IT project” and it’s equally important that corporates do not make the mistake of writing it off as just “another bank project”. So whether it’s a global bank implementing seismic changes, or a small corporate taking more modest steps, all market participants need to be regularly updated and ensure they are moving in the right direction.

Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 2” offers guidance for picking a successful route for migration and securing the full benefits of ISO 20022. Further Guides are planned as the journey continues.

What will the the migration to ISO 20022 mean for market participants? Deutsche Bank’s Christian Westerhaus explores in an article for TMI

Writing in TMI, Deutsche Bank’s Christian Westerhaus explores the opportunities and challenges presented by the migration to ISO 20022.  To meet the challenge, banks, corporates and financial stakeholders must fully commit – allocating budgets, resources and project teams to allow their operations to meet the higher standard.

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James Esdaile, BPL Global, discusses corporate use of CPRI in Commercial Risk Europe

In a commentary for Commercial Risk Europe, James Esdaile, Managing Director of BPL Global, explains the need for risk managers of European corporates that operate in overseas markets to closely assess their need for credit and political risk insurance (CPRI), before an insurable event occurs.

A lack of awareness and interest in CPRI among corporate risk managers, argues Esdaile, leaves corporates potentially exposed in areas such as non-payment by overseas customers; failure of suppliers; terrorism; and equity investments.

Read the full commentary here (requires subscription).

BPL Global’s Jonny Carruthers comments on Excess of Loss credit insurance for TXF magazine

Jonny Carruthers, Assistant Director at BPL Global, explains the way in which Excess of Loss (XoL) credit insurance can help banks grow their trade receivables portfolios for TXF magazine.

Carruthers examines the history of XoL – which offers up to 100% cover – and explains the main benefits for banks, as well as outlining his prediction for future growth.

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BNY Mellon’s Daniel Verbruggen talks to TMI about the digital future of transaction banking

Treasurers the world over rely on their transaction banks to provide robust services that cater to their daily financial needs – but the space has long been seen as somewhat ‘vanilla’. Now, however, technological developments and solution-driven innovations are starting to push traditional boundaries. TMI’s Executive Interview sees Daniel Verbruggen, BNY Mellon’s Head of Relationship Management Europe, Treasury Services, revealing his vision for the future of transaction banking and explaining the potential benefits for corporate treasurers.

 

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S&P Global Ratings publishes its inaugural edition of U.S. Corporate Insights

 S&P Global Ratings has published its inaugural edition of U.S Corporate Insights – answering the questions on investors’ mind regarding the latest corporate credit trends, such as: how are looming trade wars and higher debt levels affecting appetite? And, as we near the latter stages of the credit cycle, is the current state of play one of peak, plateau, or peril?

The edition also provides sector views from S&P Global Ratings analysts on oil and gas, autos, real estate, and media and telecoms.

Read the latest edition here

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