Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV), Switzerland’s fourth largest bank is in full production with IMEX, Surecomp’s SWIFT Ready Gold and Bolero accredited flagship trade finance solution. Lausanne-headquartered BCV, one of the top three commodity-trading banks in Switzerland, upgraded to the Thin Client version of IMEX in August 2004 having initially licensed IMEX in November 1996. In a related move to ensure its position within the trade finance market, in September 2004 BCV licensed NetIMEX, Surecomp’s Internet-based, bolero.net enabled java trade finance front-end solution.
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.