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Corporate banking: clear sky thinking

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Swift’s global payments innovation (gpi) has taken giant steps towards solving many of the challenges corporates have faced with cross-border payments.

Blockchain: a world of possibilities

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Amid the hype around distributed ledger technology and blockchain it can seem they are technologies looking for solutions. In the heavily paper-based business of trade finance, such technology looks promising and progress is being made elsewhere.

Correspondent banking: it takes two to tango

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The global correspondent banking network is under pressure in several countries as some financial institutions close relationships. While financial inclusion continues to climb the agenda of regulatory authorities and financial institutions pledge their support, the de-risking taking place in correspondent banking threatens to scupper inclusion.

Sberbank joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance to broaden cooperation

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Sberbank has become the first Russian bank to join the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). The non-commercial alliance was established in February 2017 to transform Ethereum into an enterprise-grade technology.

Interview: Carlo Palmers, Swift – instant is the new normal

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Carlo Palmers, market infrastructures market manager, Swift, talks to Daily News at Sibos editor Heather McKenzie.

Sibos 2017: NPP a marathon, not a sprint

Regtech down under

Payments industry participants in countries about to embark on, or in the early days of, real-time and instant payments infrastructure projects should acknowledge that “it doesn’t all have to happen on day one”.

Open banking: nothing personal

Open banking

Financial authorities globally are promoting open banking. While it represents a shift in the mindset of traditional banks, Heather McKenzie, editor of Daily News at Sibos, finds they may be up to the challenge.

Compliance: back to basics

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Ensuring security on Swift’s network doesn’t have to be rocket science. Getting the basics right will help individual institutions and Swift’s community.

LA Ledger group calls for more participants

Blockchain

The Liquidity Alliance group of central securities depositories (CSDs) has called for further participants in their distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based LA Ledger prototype for cross-border mobilisation of security collateral.

DTCC assess fintech impact on stability

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While financial technology startups and established players vie for attention on the exhibition floor at Sibos, the impact of fintech on financial stability is the subject of a new white paper from The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).

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