Aite Novarica White Paper

This thorough Aité-Novarica “Impact” report follows an in-depth study of the six leading vendors in this space. iGTB led in three out of four categories : by Enrico Camerinelli

Transaction Limits Management

Learn how iGTB Transaction Limits Management, a system which allows banks to process high value corporate payments by checking client balances and limits in real-time and give a pay/ no-pay/ refer decision (based on corporate cash and liquidity structures and shared limits), was able to add value to multiple banks around the world.


A Covid survival strategy with Supply Chain Finance

The Covid-19 pandemic has gifted us a rare opportunity to reset and re-shape the world we live in. What may previously have been regarded as a dream – paperless trade – is now a reality. What may previously have been regarded as difficult – supplier onboarding – is now made easy. What may previously have been regarded as impossible – interpreting vast amounts of unstructured data – is now child’s play. What may previously have been regarded as low margin – supply chain finance – is now a $20 billion revenue opportunity. Let’s not allow this crisis to go to waste

This paper analyses the perfect storm of Covid-19 and lists seven major areas of focus that show banks how to position themselves not only to survive but to obtain a competitive advantage in these challenging times.

About the author

David Hennah, Global Product Head, Trade & Supply Chain Finance, iGTB

David Hennah leads the trade and supply chain finance business at iGTB, having previously held a similar position at Finastra (formerly Misys). He is also Co-chair of ICC committee that published rules for Digital Trade (URDTT)

David has previously worked for Barclays, ICL/Fujitsu Services and SWIFT and has more than 40 years of experience in senior leadership roles across banking, software and consultancy. He is also the author of the ICC Guide to the Uniform Rules for BPO. More recently, he has assumed a variety of industry roles, including serving as co-chair of the World Trade Board (of which he remains a member). He is also an expert advisor to both the ICC Academy and the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF).

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How to unlock the true value of ISO 20022?

ISO 20022 is at the center of payments modernization globally. While banks generally tend to understand the benefits ISO 20022 can deliver, the initiatives driven at most banks are a tactical attempt at establishing a formal checkmark for compliance with the new messaging formats. Meeting the payment rail timelines, standardization of message formats and bank internal priorities continue to take center stage while taking away the focus from the true value ISO can deliver.

Through this whitepaper, Intellect Global Transaction Banking shares its views on how banks can approach ISO 20022 in a manner that not only delivers the end-results through a progressive modernization journey but adds also generates significant value, both to the bank and their clients.

balakrishnanBalakrishnan Narasimhan is a senior domain leader with over 27 years of experience having spent his entire career in the banking domain being both a banker and in the global core banking solutions space. He is a Business, Technology and Operations leader with an extensive background in envisioning and implementing product strategy, delivery and large-scale transformations for the financial services industry for clients in various geographies across Asia, EMEA and the Americas. At Intellect iGTB, Bala leads solution-led consulting activities for clients in the Americas across a variety of solutions, which include Digital Banking, Payments, Cash / Treasury Management, Liquidity Management, Virtual Accounts, Escrow Deposits and Cash Flow Forecasting

indu-ramanathanIndu Ramanathan is a senior domain expert with over 16 years of experience, and most of her career has been focused in the financial technology domain across various roles, which includes new business development, relationship management, product management, solution implementation and solution consulting. She has extensive knowledge in payments and cash management and has worked closely with many banks across Asia, EMEA and the Americas. She has helped Banks in implementing banking modernization strategies and large-scale transformations right from strategy blue-print to delivery of the program including end-client outreach

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Payments Limits Management in a Real-Time World

Corporate payments are at the focus of organizations and banks worldwide. While they bring in much needed operational liquidity and balances for banks, the risk of missing a cut off, delaying a payment or erroneously releasing a payment without suitable limit checks can have catastrophic consequences.

Through this whitepaper find out how iGTB Transaction Limits Management has helped banks improve STP and client satisfaction while reducing Basel III provisioning and operational costs.

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Acceleration of Liquidity Management

The white paper draws on research carried out by Coalition Greenwich in collaboration with iGTB demonstrating the need to accelerate liquidity management.

Joshua CohenJoshua Cohen, Head of Liquidity, iGTB demonstrates that with 57% of corporates citing Liquidity Management as a top business priority for the next 6-12 months, it is by far the most frequently mentioned business priority. Corporates need their banks to adapt and deliver new tools as they grapple with adjusting to new ways of working and of managing cash.

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The Road to Heaven is Paved with Bad Transformations

The Road to Heaven is Paved with Bad Transformations

The white paper highlights how understanding the right aims will set the right context for corporate banking digital transformation programme.

Andrew England, Director and Head of Strategy, iGTB, makes the case that there is a much broader context covering the way designing business and the way to handle risk, and the regulatory spotlight will fall on those who undervalue those crucial elements

The paper also touches upon the ECG framework for banks and digital transformation in the post Covid world.

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Santander, supported by iGTB, achieve “an incredible 70% average improvement of KPIs” say Aité-Novarica in their Payments Case Study

The Payments Case Study report “Implementing a Market Leading Global Payments Platform,” by highly respected analyst Erika Baumann, shows how Santander, one of the largest banks in Europe and the 16th largest banking institution in the world, “created a market-leading global payments platform that did not previously exist in the market” by partnering with iGTB and using iGTB’s Payments Service Hub.

Virtual Accounts 2.0 The Definitive Guide DOWNLOAD

Virtual accounts 2.0 is a true revolution. The corporate/bank relationship is being turned on its head and virtual accounts play a key role in democratizing how corporations manage cash with higher levels of maturity and sophistication. Virtual accounts give control to the corporation while at the same time providing measurable benefits to the banks.

Cashing in on Trade

From time immemorial, corporate banking organizational structure has carved out Trade and Payments & Cash Management as separate product verticals. However, as we sit on the eve of a major and much needed phase of economic growth, we must redraw our future understanding of trade and international commerce activity.

For commercial and transaction banking professionals, joining the dots, or failing to do so, will likely drive their business success going forward. The confluence of four key factors will re-sculpt the world of Trade Finance and Payments & Cash Management.

This thought leadership article by Andrew England, Director and Head of Strategy, iGTB, brings you four key factors that determine cashing in on the  future of trade finance.

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