JPMorgan has agreed a multi-country agreement with Société Générale for the issuance of commercial cards in France, Romania, Poland, Russia and the Czech Republic. The deal will see JPMorgan facilitate Visa and MasterCard commercial payment solutions for its multinational clients operating in these countries. According to JPMorgan, this will allow them to better manage travel and entertainment expenses, utilise cards for the payment of supplies and monitor global card usage and activity.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.