The Council agreed on the appointment of Wim Duisenberg, of the Netherlands’ central bank, as the first president of the European Central Bank (ECB). He stated his intention to step down before the end of his eight-year term of office; EU leaders came to an understanding that he would be succeeded by Jean-Claude Trichet of France’s central bank. The Council also agreed along on the nomination of Christian Noyer as ECB Vice-President, along with four other members of the ECB executive board. Following consultations with the European Parliament and the European Monetary Institute, these appointments are due to be confirmed by the heads of state or government of the countries participating in the third stage of EMU.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
APIs may be a solution to MT940 challenges, says Karen Fagan, treasury operation manager, for British television company, ITV.
Kicking off the first day of the Singapore Fintech Festival, issues with cryptocurrencies were addressed by MIT media labs director, Joi Ito, and panels of technology leaders discussed how they’re using data analytics.
Sibos 2017 day two highlights: Brexit and banking, and why ‘data is the new oil’ in financial services
How nation first politics can impact global financial organisations It’s clear that data and regulation are the two key topics that are ... read more