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Visa to open an office in Sudan

September 1, 2021

Global payments provider Visa will enter Sudan as the economy begins to liberalise.

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How close are we to treasury-as-a-service?

August 23, 2021

How does access to emerging technology and customer demands translate into a treasury-as-a-service offering? 

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Innovation in the age of Covid

August 17, 2021

Swift’s chief innovation officer Tom Zschach on learning the lessons of lockdown.

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Teaming up to fight financial crime

August 13, 2021

Tackling money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crime is a difficult chore for banks. However, new approaches are beginning to make a difference. 

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Interchange fee hike creating waves

July 26, 2021

The contentious issue of interchange fees rages on as Visa and Mastercard get ready for their five-fold fee hike.

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The exponential rise of Russia's Mir payment system

July 20, 2021

The unparalleled success of Russia’s Mir payments system has protected it against US sanctions, making other governments take notice.

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Buna seeks to resolve cross-border payment issues

April 19, 2021

Mehdi Manaa, CEO of Buna, a multi-currency payment platform for the Arab region, on revolutionising cross-border payments.

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The transformation of Europe's retail payments landscape

January 28, 2021

EU policymakers are looking to establish an ambitious, unified payment solution for consumers and merchants across Europe.

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Keeping ISO 20022 on track

July 2, 2020

The move to ISO 20022 by the world’s payment systems has had a setback – but must go ahead.

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Maintaining operational resilience is key to surviving a crisis

July 2, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic impacts even resilient businesses, Deutsche Bank’s Linda McLaughlin-Moore and Bill Mott discuss how international banks can best adjust to the new operational environment.

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