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Bank of America's Global Digital Disbursements Now Available in Canada

Bank of America's Global Digital Disbursements Debuts in Canada

Bank of America has introduced its alias solution, Global Digital Disbursements, to cater to its corporate clientele who maintain deposit accounts at the bank's Canadian branch.

With the launch of this digital solution, the company will become the first U.S. financial institution operating in Canada to provide both C2B 'Request for Pay' and B2C payment processes. This development marks a significant achievement for Bank of America in Canada as it aligns itself with the dynamic digital requirements of its multinational clientele. It will provide heightened expediency, adaptability, and transparency in managing the payment and receipt procedures.

Global Digital Disbursements will streamline handling numerous B2C payments and C2B collections, utilizing an individual's email address or mobile phone number as the identifying information. This solution represents a cost-effective and user-friendly payment alternative for enterprises seeking to substitute cash or check transactions.

The application of Global Digital Disbursements exhibits divergence across various industries. For instance, its agility is harnessed within the insurance sector to facilitate expeditious claim settlements. Similarly, technology firms find utility in this solution for its convenience in compensating freelance employees or 'gig' workers, eliminating the necessity to handle sensitive financial data. Moreover, in emergencies, non-profit organizations place significant stakes in the capability to electronically disburse financial aid to individuals who may find themselves displaced from their physical locations.

Canada represents one of the pioneering markets where the 'Request for Pay' feature will be accessible in conjunction with Global Digital Disbursements. This feature enables a business to send invoices to customers via text message or email along with a payment link, speeding up the receipt of payments.

Moreover, the company added that introducing Global Digital Disbursements in Canada coincides with the bank's 75th anniversary of operations. This eagerly-awaited launch underscores its dedication to fostering indigenous advancements in financial services, enabling its clients to achieve cost efficiencies and maintain a competitive advantage.

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