Inside Sibos | Day 1
Global Finance spoke with Joy Cave, vice president and treasurer of international property insurer FM Global, about how the firm measures and manages relationships with its transaction banking partners and how that has changed in light of market and regulatory developments in recent years—both key topics of discussion for corporate treasurers attending SWIFT’s Sibos conference in Boston this week.
Inside Sibos | Day 1
Having the right technology is a key requirement for corporate treasurers—but increasingly companies are looking for their technology vendors to provide additional services beyond the system itself. The evolution of technology is set to be one of the key focus points at this year’s Sibos corporate forum.
CONCLUDING SESSION: GROWTH AND REFORM CHALLENGES
IMF FLAGSHIP SEMINARS:
LIVE STREAM Available On: October 8, 2014 @ 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM (ET)
This concluding session will bring together policy makers to discuss the important dilemmas and tradeoffs that countries grapple with as they seek to implement reforms to deliver job-rich and inclusive growth
Corporate Forum | Treasury In An Integrated World
SWIFT’s Sibos conference is certainly the place where banks and financial services firms showcase their solutions and meet clients—both during the conference and at the trade show. And in the Corporate Forum, one of the conference streams which will take place on October 1 and 2, the focus is even more precise.
BBVA's Jose Manuel Barcia Rivas, Executive Director, Institutional Custody, and Fernando Garcia Rojo, Vice President, Institutional Custody, discuss the bank's win as Best Subcustodian in Spain. They also talk about the upbeat mood at this year's Sibos conference.
First and foremost, the report expresses doubts that deadline for the migration to Sepa in the eurozone will be met by the February 1 2014 deadline. On the innovation front, the report underlines the growing importance of “payments acquisitions” as ...
The corporate stream is once again expanded at this year's Sibos conference in Dubai. One of the highlights is a look at Alliance Lite2 —the user-friendly, cloud-based corporate access channel that SWIFT launched last year. It requires no infrastructure ...
This year’s Sibos, the first to take place in the Middle East, will offer a special day dedicated to Middle East and Africa—looking at key issues affecting the area. The dedicated Africa session will ask what role securities ...
Of course, the main focus will be on serving the financial needs of corporations. Nadya Talhouni, senior vice president, head of cash management and trade finance at Arab Bank, believes that holding Sibos 2013 in Dubai will allow the region ...
THE NEW NORMAL
By Hilary Johnson
More companies than ever are launching supply-chain finance programs to reduce costs, ensure the stability of their supply chains and improve working capital efficiency. And growing competition among program vendors is making it easier ...
GOING GLOBAL AND MOBILE
By Karen Kroll
Companies are increasingly using e-payments and looking at mobile channels. But moving money electronically cross-border can still be an issue.
The ways in which organizations are paying their suppliers and business partners continues ...
STEALING THE SHOW
By Gordon Platt
Middle East banks say they are catching up to the global transaction banks, and in some cases winning greater market share by delivering solutions that meet the specific needs of companies doing business across ...
By Rebecca Brace
A number of new technology solutions building a presence, thanks to SWIFT’s annual start-up challenge, hold the promise of making life easier in corporate treasury and financial management.
There are plenty of competitions designed ...