Best Practice


On-demand Webinar: Visa B2B Connect - Cross Border Payments Re-Imagined

28th January 2021

Company: Bottomline
• What pain-points are Visa B2B Connect solving within cross border? • How much flexibility is there for banks within the solution and what is the expected positive impact on overall liquidity? • What is Visa’s short-term roadmap on-the-fly enrolment for Corporates and & Out-of-Network transactions? • What is the anticipated Speed... read more

On-Demand Webinar: 4 Steps to a Successful ISO 20022 Migration

28th January 2021

Company: Bottomline
This webinar will identify the key strategies to ensure a smooth, structured transition to ISO 20022 that provides value and speed to market. Join Bottomline, Payments Matters & DEPFA Bank on-demand to learn: • What is ISO 20022 & how will it transform payments • Why do you need to prioritise migration to ISO 20022? • What are the pain... read more

Sibos 202O Cross Border Fireside Chat with Visa

28th January 2021

Company: Bottomline
Visa and Bottomline discuss the evolution of and outlook for cross-border payments Correspondent banking traces its roots to the Italian Renaissance and trading routes through Florence. Just in time for Sibos, Payments Podcast speaks with Alan Koenigsberg, Global Head of New Payment Flows at Visa Business Solutions, and Rob Eberle, CEO,... read more

Fiduciary Loophole

25th January 2021

Whether large or small by any scale, most pensions and endowments are exposed to a “fiduciary loophole” in foreign exchange as a result of using external managers and the pension’s custodian to execute currency trades. read more

Capital Markets Digital Transformation - Stepping Up the Pace

20th January 2021

Digital transformation in Banking and Capital Markets has been a ‘thing’ now for quite some years. This article outlines a practical approach for the sector to accelerate that transformation read more

The Case for Mid-Market Rates in Over-the-Counter FX Transaction Cost Analysis

11th January 2021

This paper asserts that the mid-market price should be the benchmark data set against which transaction costs are measured in OTC currency markets. On average, market-making banks trade at the mid-market price. The cost in basis points between the transacted rate and the mid-market rate, multiplied by the volume of the empirical trade, provides a... read more

Interval Time Average Price

4th January 2021

This paper details a solution to the absence of reliable volume weighted average price (VWAP) data in over-the-counter (OTC) foreign exchange markets: The Interval Time Average Price (ITAP). The methodology can be used to evaluate trading costs in OTC foreign exchange, even in cases where time stamps may not be available in the trade history. The... read more

Optimum Currency Liquidity Heatmap

7th December 2020

The Optimum Currency Liquidity Heatmap charts the hourly level of liquidity per currency. Clients use the Heatmap to efficiently plan the timing of currency deals, avoiding costly transactions at illiquid times where spreads are prohibitively wide. By executing at the most liquid times for each relevant currency, clients can significantly improve... read more

Q&A: Drivers of and Barriers to Cloud Adoption

2nd December 2020

Company: CompatibL
Siarhei Niaborski, executive vice-president of risk at CompatibL, discusses the rate of cloud adoption in the capital markets industry and its possible drivers and barriers, how firms can derive maximum value from cloud usage and the criteria on which firms should determine their choice of cloud model. read more

LPA migrates to take advantage of Azure innovation and security

27th November 2020

Moving from one infrastructure to another is complex and carries risk, so any such project should not be underestimated. The small details, that can often not be immediately on the radar can quickly become critical, e.g. different default values for timeouts etc. The early inclusion of our customers in projects is necessary as also is an early... read more