PAYMENTS

Digital Payments Materialization & Beyond

June 8, 2022

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The non-cash payments typically constitute digital payments. The global payment landscape is rapidly changing and offers newer innovative solutions to retail and wholesale customers. As customers adopt these payment solutions, there is an increase in payments volume and value worldwide. Over the last few years, the global payments revenue has been growing consistently at 6-8% across geographies.

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Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.

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whitePaper | December 11, 2019

For at least five years, the wealth management industry has been gripped by one existential question about its future: to what extent should technology play a role in its relationship-driven business model? Across all industries, new channels and technologies are changing the service demands of the modern customer. These trends are by no means exclusive to wealth management, but they are being felt acutely by the firms that operate here. A sector that has thrived for decades on life-long client loyalty is now caught up in a perfect storm of margin compression and escalating digital expectations.

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Transforming the Last Mile of Finance

whitePaper | February 2, 2020

The ability to close the books, consolidate results, publish financial disclosures, and provide insightful performance reports in the least amount of time possible is widely regarded as a proxy for good corporate governance. However, the financial close and reporting process is weighed down by inefficiency and unnecessary information. Accounting and finance professionals must fight to manage and optimize an increasingly complex and disconnected ecosystem. The available amount of data is only going to increase, and CFOs are tasked with leading financial transformation initiatives to address the disparities. The pressure is on finance teams to modernize and improve.

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Real-Time Risk Management for Banking

whitePaper | February 21, 2020

Does a “regular” bank that does not deal in complex instruments still need real-time risk management? To date, banks have generally accepted having risk analyses available one or two days after the fact. And for years, they have made ends meet with this delayed risk insight. So why invest in something new? Why rock the boat?

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whitePaper | November 5, 2019

Trade finance in its simplest form is when an exporter requires an importer to prepay for goods shipped. This gives the importer two main challenges. The first is that prepaying for goods from places such as China or India, for example, will seriously impact the company’s cash flow due to the long shipping times involved. The second challenge is how does the importer reduce the risks of paying for goods in advance? These two challenges are mainly resolved by the importer’s bank or independent trade finance provider providing a letter of credit to the exporter, or the exporter’s bank, guaranteeing payment upon presentation of certain documents. These documents may include a bill of lading.

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Central banks and the future of digital money

whitePaper | January 20, 2020

Over the past year we have seen a number of groundbreaking announcements from central banks around the world exploring the issuance of central bank digital currencies (CBDC). In this paper we provide an overview of the potential and risks of CBDC, as well as an example of how a CBDC could be designed and built on the Ethereum blockchain. The intention is to give the reader not just a good background to this important topic, but also – by means of a concrete proposal – a practical look at what the implementation of a CBDC might entail.

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Capital markets CRM vs. standard CRM

whitePaper | December 13, 2019

Capital markets firms today need to do more with fewer resources, which is in part because of the changing dynamic between the buy side and sell side. These firms are turning to digital transformation, realizing in this regulatory landscape that it’s the best way to transform their business while saving time and money.

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Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.

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