Simon Cornwell

Simon has over 20 years’ experience of Sales and Marketing in the financial sector. He has been involved with several new start-ups and divisions of companies, and has led numerous sales and marketing teams.

Simon is one of the founding directors of Vermilion Software, a leading global client reporting and communications company that was formed in 2003. He is responsible for the development of the corporate, global sales and marketing strategies. Simon is currently based in Singapore, where he is developing the APAC region for Vermilion.

Latest content from Simon Cornwell

Is Ripple a threat to SWIFT gpi's monopoly on cross-border payments?
Banking

Is Ripple a threat to SWIFT gpi's monopoly on cross-border payments?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Is Ripple a threat to SWIFT gpi's monopoly on cros...

SWIFT gpi has taken the correspondent banking world by storm with about 11,000 banks in the SWIFT network. However, Ripple is said to offer superior t...

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Why banks need a single view of customer data to remain competitive
Banking

Why banks need a single view of customer data to remain competitive

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Why banks need a single view of customer data to r...

The siloed nature of traditional banks means they risk falling behind financial technology firms under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), ...

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BNP Paribas Cash Management University: Key takeaways
Treasury

BNP Paribas Cash Management University: Key takeaways

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

BNP Paribas Cash Management University: Key takeaw...

The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management Universitykicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Eur...

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Does PSD2 lack the infrastructure to be enforced until 2019?
Banking

Does PSD2 lack the infrastructure to be enforced until 2019?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Does PSD2 lack the infrastructure to be enforced u...

Market uncertainty, a lack of necessary infrastructure and enforced regulatory standards means that the revised European Payment Services Directi...

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Is blockchain usage at a tipping point?
Payments

Is blockchain usage at a tipping point?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Is blockchain usage at a tipping point?

As blockchain business cases are emerging, companies are now looking at issues of data privacy, liability and cross-organisation cooperation. Trade fi...

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TMS Guide 2017: The future is mobile, regardless of regulations
Payments

TMS Guide 2017: The future is mobile, regardless of regulations

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

TMS Guide 2017: The future is mobile, regardless o...

PSD2 heralds a new dawn for mobile payments, as the regulatory technical standards around the upcoming European open banking regulations are expected ...

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What will the biggest challenge for treasurers be in 2018?
Treasury

What will the biggest challenge for treasurers be in 2018?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

What will the biggest challenge for treasurers be ...

Today’s treasuries face a raft of new hurdles and opportunities. We asked four leading treasurers to explain what they believe will be the bigge...

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Interest rates| blockchain use cases | cross-border payments: AFP 2017 key takeaways
Banking

Interest rates| blockchain use cases | cross-border payments: AFP 2017 key takeaways

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Interest rates| blockchain use cases | cross-borde...

Rising interest rates, excitement around blockchain use cases and cross-border payments were all hot topics at this year’s AFP conference in San...

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Money 20/20 day two: adoption of digital banking, omnichannel payments and Star Wars
Banking

Money 20/20 day two: adoption of digital banking, omnichannel payments and Star Wars

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Money 20/20 day two: adoption of digital banking, ...

It’s clear that mobile-first consumers are leading the industry and revolutionising retail banking and personal finances. New companies are cons...

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Money 20/20 2017 Day One: The future of AI, machine learning and fintech partnerships
Payments

Money 20/20 2017 Day One: The future of AI, machine learning and fintech partnerships

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Money 20/20 2017 Day One: The future of AI, machin...

The halls of the annual Money20/20 conference in Vegas this year were packed out as guests filled up not one but two overspill halls on October Sunday...

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AFP San Diego 2017: What not to miss
Treasury

AFP San Diego 2017: What not to miss

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

AFP San Diego 2017: What not to miss

Bobsguide will be reporting live from this year’s AFP conference in San Diego. Here are 10 of the best sessions taking place next week – w...

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Disruption: Do US middle market firms have their heads in the sand?
Banking

Disruption: Do US middle market firms have their heads in the sand?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Disruption: Do US middle market firms have their h...

Only one in six US mid-sized firms are prepared for disruption, despite 80% saying they have already or expect to experience it in the next three year...

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How treasurers can use AI to simplify invoicing
Treasury

How treasurers can use AI to simplify invoicing

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

How treasurers can use AI to simplify invoicing

Rodney Gardner, Head of Global Receivables in Global Transaction Services at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Matthew Hodgson, CEO of Mosaic Smart Da...

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How treasury management will be transformed by the rise in digital payments
Payments

How treasury management will be transformed by the rise in digital payments

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

How treasury management will be transformed by the...

In the run up to this year’s EuroFinance conference, treasurers are facing an unprecedented mix of challenges. With regulations such as PSD2 loo...

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10 things not to miss at EuroFinance Barcelona 2017
Treasury

10 things not to miss at EuroFinance Barcelona 2017

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

10 things not to miss at EuroFinance Barcelona 201...

This year’s EuroFinance conference in Barcelona is billed to be bigger than ever so we have picked out 10 of the best sessions taking ...

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Fintech disruption sees digitisation take centre stage in African banking strategy
Banking

Fintech disruption sees digitisation take centre stage in African banking strategy

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Fintech disruption sees digitisation take centre s...

Africa presents the ideal environment in which to evolve a new cash and payments services architecture – by linking rapidly changing customer ex...

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Can robots and data stop banks terror financing?
Banking

Can robots and data stop banks terror financing?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Can robots and data stop banks terror financing?

Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI...

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Fintech is still booming in India despite general economic downturn
Insurance

Fintech is still booming in India despite general economic downturn

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Fintech is still booming in India despite general ...

India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth failed to meet expectation as it slumped to 5.7% during Q2 this year, government data reported ...

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Do cryptocurrencies have a role to play in the future of treasury management?
Treasury

Do cryptocurrencies have a role to play in the future of treasury management?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Do cryptocurrencies have a role to play in the fut...

As one all-time high in its value rapidly succeeds another, bitcoin’s rise in value has been nothing short of meteoric this year.  On Augus...

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Does a treasury management system always fit the bill?
Treasury

Does a treasury management system always fit the bill?

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Does a treasury management system always fit the b...

A US study, based on the fast food chain Chick-fil-A, has conflicting opinions on whether a TMS is the best option when upgrading from Excel-based for...

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Taking blockchain treasury technology out of the sandbox
Treasury

Taking blockchain treasury technology out of the sandbox

4y | By Victoria Beckett, Editor - The Global Treasurer

Taking blockchain treasury technology out of the s...

2017 and 2018 have both been predicted to be year blockchain breaks through to the mainstream in fintech, but as of today businesses are still flounde...

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The price of success
Asset management

The price of success

6y | By Simon Cornwell, Sales Director

The price of success

It was interesting to read Citisoft’s recent blog concerning the need for fair and equitable prices between investment management firms and soft...

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Why you should try before you buy
Asset management

Why you should try before you buy

6y | By Simon Cornwell, Sales Director

Why you should try before you buy

The challenging regulatory environment and increasingly demanding mandates from institutions are driving asset management firms toward new and efficie...

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Servicing finance professionals with mobile enterprise applications
Banking

Servicing finance professionals with mobile enterprise applications

7y | By Kevin Knowles, Managing Partner

Servicing finance professionals with mobile enterp...

When it comes to investing in modern technology, few industries do so with the sums and gusto of the financial services (FS) industry. This behemoth s...

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Client Reporting Vendor Vermilion Bags Hat Trick of Awards
Accounting

Client Reporting Vendor Vermilion Bags Hat Trick of Awards

7y | By Simon Cornwell, Sales Director

Client Reporting Vendor Vermilion Bags Hat Trick o...

Vermilion Software, a leading supplier of client reporting and communications software, announces today that it has won three categories at the Buy-Si...

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Kleinwort Benson selects Vermilion Software to deliver key client reporting enhancement
Accounting

Kleinwort Benson selects Vermilion Software to deliver key client reporting enhancement

9y | By Simon Cornwell, Sales Director

Kleinwort Benson selects Vermilion Software to del...

Vermilion is delighted to announce that Kleinwort Benson has selected Vermilion Reporting Suite (VRS) as part of a key strategy to streamline and enha...

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Vermilion Wins Client Reporting Award for Second Year Running
Accounting

Vermilion Wins Client Reporting Award for Second Year Running

11y | By Simon Cornwell, Sales Director

Vermilion Wins Client Reporting Award for Second Y...

Vermilion Software has been awarded Best Buy-Side Client Reporting platform by Waters Technology for the second consecutive year. Entrants were judge...

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