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Working capital finance: Navigating the gaps


Are banks building effective working relationships with corporates?
 

This unique global analysis, driven by East & Partners - a specialist global business banking insight and consulting firm - and Finastra, explores the key areas where this disconnect between banks and corporates is taking place and how enabling solutions, particularly in cloud and technology platforms, can deliver bridges across these gaps.

The first white paper provides an overview of the subject, with subsequent reports drilling down into three topics:

  • Supply chain finance
  • Technology
  • Cloud and its application
  
Mind the gap: Building effective working relationships between corporates and banks

Mind the gap

Building effective working relationships between corporates and banks

The bank-corporate relationship continues to evolve in an environment where macro-economic pressures are causing increasing concerns about tomorrow. As a result, gaps are rapidly growing between the banks’ product and service offerings and corporates’ expectations – this is particularly prominent in supply chain funding.

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Working capital finance

Navigating the landscape: from global corporate bank alignment, risk vs relationship, the change in technology and implication of cloud.

Find out how banks can bridge the gap by leveraging new technologies and take advantage of delivering a unique and differentiating proposition in the market.

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Infographic: How to navigate the landscape from aligning the risk-relationship to changes in technology and cloud
  

Reporting & regulation
 

The risk-relationship: Tension in supply chain financing

Corporate treasurers prioritize their relationships with banks when considering financing their supply chain, yet barriers to access funding are high. This report looks at corporate customers banking experience and expectations to understand whether there is a gap between the service they want and the services banks actually offer.

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White paper: The risk-relationship, tension in supply chain financing

 

A new decade of open trade?

A new decade of open trade?
 

SWIFT Standards: Category 7 changes for Guarantees/Standby Letter of Credit

SWIFT - Category 7 changes
 

Policy in the era of digital trade: Barriers and drivers

Policy in the era of digital trade: Barriers and drivers

 

Find out more about supply chain finance.

  

The future of trade
 

White paper: Change the game, delivering new working capital finance models through future technology

Change the game: Delivering new working capital finance models through future technology

Advances in technology have permeated every aspect of life; streamlining, simplifying, and improving. For banks to navigate the uncertainty while retaining revenues, development and adoption of new technologies, including smart contracts, blockchain and cloud-based platforms is the key to growth and continued development.

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Tradition versus technology

Tradition versus technology

Alexa, get me Trade Finance

Alexa, get me trade finance

Bridging the new networks of trade

Bridging the new networks of trade

  

Working Capital Finance in the cloud
 

Aim for the cloud: how hosted solutions change the game for banks and corporates

Banks are currently leading over corporates when it comes to cloud adoption. Both agree that the main benefits of moving to the cloud are scalability and resilience, with the largest concern being integration with existing systems. Yet, 75% of corporates do not trust banks to deliver quality cloud-based solutions.

White paper: Aim for the cloud: How hosted solutions change the game for banks and corporates

 
 

Can we close the trade finance gap?

Can we close the trade finance gap?

Open trade finance: Moving to open API’s

Open trade finance: Moving to open API's

  

Regional perspective
 

Region: APAC
See the latest findings from the Asia Pacific region

Asia’s digital trade landscape heads into a new decade

Asia’s digital trade landscape heads into a new decade

The new normal: Working capital finance after COVID-19

The new normal: Working Capital Finance after COVID-19
Region: EMEA
See the latest findings from the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region

Rethink today for tomorrow

Rethink today for tomorrow

Trade and Supply Chain Finance: Rethinking today, for tomorrow

Trade and Supply Chain Finance: Rethinking today, for tomorrow

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