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Natixis, Société Générale and Broadridge complete blockchain pilot

Blockchain course

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Natixis and Société Générale say they have “successfully completed” a pilot project that leverages blockchain technology for bilateral repurchase, or repo, agreements.

De-risking in trade finance: time to act

Trade finance

As financial authorities express concern about de-risking in correspondent banking, a similar phenomenon is emerging in trade finance, driven by the high costs of KYC compliance.

Sibos 2017: collaboration vital to avoid dinosaur status

Dinosaurs

The question of whether – and in what form – banks will survive in the future depends largely on how the forces of changing customer behaviour, technology and regulation will play out on different types of banks.

Put a SocGen in it for Euronext’s new fund investment model

Société Générale

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is contributing to a new model, Euronext Fund Service, to help investments in funds for domestic and international investors. Launched by Euronext and available from 15 May 2017, this new service will enable institutional and retail investors to place subscription/redemption orders, in a “simplified and automated manner”, through their brokers […]

Societe Generale calls for Indian fintech start-ups

Société Générale

Societe Generale is calling for Indian start-ups with the launch of Catalyst 2.0 – its accelerator programme to promote innovation. This is its second edition, and Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC), an innovation hub of the banking group in India, will run Catalyst 2.0 from May to August 2017. During the ten-week programme, […]

Société Générale extends partnership with Lombard Risk to global markets

Société Générale in collateral management tech revamp with Lombard Risk

UK-based regtech and risk management vendor Lombard Risk has extended its “global strategic partnership” with Société Générale. The bank will roll out Lombard Risk’s collateral management system, Colline.

ING and Société Générale oil up on blockchain

ING and Société Générale have used blockchain to carry out a live oil trade between parties with Mercuria, the global commodity trading group. The platform, called “Easy Trading Connect”, is designed for paperless trading and aims to digitalise and standardise commodity transactions in order to “increase speed and efficiencies” in the trade process. The prototype […]

Seven European banks join forces for blockchain platform for SMEs

Major banks team up for blockchain platform for SME commerce

Seven European banks – Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Natixis, KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit – have agreed in principle to develop a blockchain-based shared platform for domestic and international commerce for SMEs.

Top five jargon winners in 2016

Hand with marker writing: JARGON

For some people in the world of fintech, they find comfort in the language of jargon. Pity these poor souls! Lost, confused and unable to communicate clearly and normally. Here are our top five jargon winners of 2016. You can avoid being on this list next year – just use English!  CIBC ends phase one […]

Good Smartkarma for Société Générale’s investment research

Société Générale

Société Générale is partnering with Smartkarma, a curated online platform, for investment insight focused on the Asian markets. Under this global agreement, Société Générale will provide its institutional clients access to a “new form” of equity research based on “demand driven and customised content”. Société Générale says it is the first global investment bank to […]

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