US | Wal-Mart’s decision to buy Jet.com, a fast-growing e-commerce company, for $3.3 billion is being viewed as a shrewd move for both companies—one that strengthens their ability to compete with Amazon.
Clement Naples, partner at Latham and Watkins, a global law firm specializing in intellectual property, visited Global Finance to talk trends in patent litigation, valuations and the role of IP in investment decisions.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS | Verizon's purchase of Yahoo assets will help it build the strength it needs to compete with other telecomm/tech giants.
The theft of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank earlier this year highlights the problems that accompany technology’s benefits.
Demands for tech-enhanced service, a younger cohort of clients and worldwide regulation are driving innovation.
Amid the surge in global trade, financial institutions are revisiting the way they conduct transaction banking.
Robots, ubiquitous in factories, are moving up to take on both menial paperwork and complex data analysis. Should we worry?
Banks and fintech firms are finding synergy in partnerships that join the former’s market know-how with the latter’s technological wizardry.
Samir Pandiri, executive vice president and CEO of asset servicing at BNY Mellon, explains how regulations and demand for seamless products are driving innovation.
Blockchain, the Cloud and the Internet of Things are luring trade finance away from its reliance on paper.
Michael Albanese, global head of collateral management at JPMorgan Chase, talks about how collateral management is changing and gaining acceptance in new quarters.
Peter Cherecwich, head of global fund services and executive vice president of Northern Trust in Chicago, says securities services providers are partnering up to meet growing demand worldwide.
Fintech collaborations may be on the verge of yielding concrete solutions for monitoring and compliance.
Lum Yin Fong, global head of client management and implementation in Global Transaction Services at DBS Bank, talks about how her firm, in conjunction with Standard Chartered Bank and Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, explored blockchain technology in trade finance.
Companies thrive through innovation. It is an engine for growth and survival. Over time it distinguishes winners and losers, and it constantly redefines competition.
Gautam Jain, global head of digitization and client access, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank, talks about the bank’s role in a blockchain proof-of-concept joint effort.
Adam Boukadida, deputy treasurer for Etihad Airways, talks treasury transformation vision, goals and strategy.
Suresh Kumar, CIO and senior executive vice president of BNY Mellon, discusses the development of the Nexen Ecosystem.
Peter Nabicht, co-founder of 12Sided Technology, sees the data deluge in the FX space as a boon traders—if they have the technology to manipulate the data.