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Payments UK sets out four point focus for ‘world’ class services

The UK payments industry and regulators should focus on four main priorities to ensure the country has a ‘world class’ payments framework, according to Payments UK.

Commercial lending and supply chain finance under pressure from non-bank players
Supply chain finance

Digitally enabled supplier finance networks and alternative lenders now pose a significant threat to every part of the commercial lending business, with 84% of banks seeing pressure on the pricing of loan products as a challenge.

Swift moves management ahead of 2020 strategy implementation

Swift has restructured its management team, increasing the number of direct reports to chief executive Gottfried Leibbrandt, following board approval of its 2020 strategy proposals.

EBA Clearing sets out roadmap for pan-European instant payments

EBA Clearing has published a blueprint document spelling out high-level business requirements for the pan-European instant payment infrastructure it hopes to start piloting in 2017 following consultation with a task force composed of more than 20 representatives of EBA Clearing service users.

Payments infrastructures must support innovation says regulator

New payments options are springing up all over the place – except for the underlying infrastructure where current arrangement for access and governance may be a hinderance to innovation, according to the head of the UK’s Payment Systems Regulator.

Out with the old in New Orleans?
New Orleans

Innovation in a mobile real-time world will be to the fore in the discussions as the US payments industry gathers at Nacha Payments 2015 to consider the opportunities and challenges against a background of rapid technological and regulatory change. What can those embarking on project learn from those who have already been there?

Starting over: Lloyds Banking Group’s transaction banking ambitions
Interview Ed smith

While a great deal of attention has been given to Lloyds Banking Group’s retail operations as its various elements are split up, less has been given to its activities in transaction banking, where it is “one year into a three-year journey” to transform itself and its customer offerings to create“the best global transaction bank in this region”.

Building a transformation vision

This year marks the tenth anniversary of World Payments Report. In this extract from the report, which was launched at Sibos this week, the impact of innovation on payments is examined.

What’s not to like?

Social media technologies are gaining ground in both retail and wholesale banking, and there have been success stories so far.

Limiting collateral damage

A lack of available collateral to meet demand has become a global problem, with various models being deployed to ensure financial institutions meet the changing regulatory requirements.