Trade Flows Little-Affected By Japan-China Dispute

Trade flows between China and Japan have not—yet—been materially affected by an ongoing territorial dispute, according to Sibos attendees. John Ahearn, global head of trade at Citi Transaction Services, said in an interview with Global Finance: “It is just saber-rattling. ...

SIBOS: SWIFT For Corporates


By Rebecca Brace

SWIFT continues to roll out new company-focused initiatives as its corporate user-base grows.

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As SWIFT’s corporate membership figures rise—the number currently stands at around 970–the bank-owned cooperative is working on a number ...

SIBOS: Centralization: Under One Roof


By Karen Kroll

New regulations and global uncertainty are reviving corporate focus on payment factories and in-house banks.

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As companies look further outside their borders for new growth and increased regulation makes tracking cash flows even more ...

SIBOS 2012

SWIFT AND EFFICIENT By Denise Bedell More companies than ever are now connecting directly to their banks and counterparties via the global SWIFT messaging system—970 corporates worldwide, at last count. That figure may seem small, but these are the companies ...

Sibos 2011

Welcome To Global Finance's daily Sibos Newsletter. Each day we will report on the events of the day, major happenings at Sibos of interest to corporations and their banking partners. We will speak with attendees and get their view ...

Special Report: Sibos 2011

SIBOS 2011

Change is in the air at this year’s annual Sibos conference in Toronto. Hosted by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), the conference provides a forum for the world’s biggest corporate and investment banks ...

SIBOS: Supply Chain Finance

CHANGE MANAGEMENT By Denise Bedell Banks are changing the way they look at their own transaction business to help companies see further into their working capital management processes. The need for integrated trade and cash solutions was significant even before ...

SIBOS 2010

With thousands of banks and a growing number of corporations attending each year, the Brussels-based international banking network SWIFT's annual Sibos conference has become a crucial forum for debates in transaction banking. This year's conference, to be held ...

SIBOS: Remittances


By Anita Hawser

Technological innovations and the rapid acceleration of globalization are driving a sharp increase in banks' interest in the remittances market.

We are on the cusp of something significant," says ...

Features : Best Internet Banks Conference Report

Internet Banking Conference and Awards Ceremony
Global Finance brings together leading figures from the Internet banking world to discuss the future of the market.


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On November 8, 2005, Global Finance presented its inaugural Internet Banking Conference. The ...