Petra Financial has announced Mizuho Corporate Bank as their first customer under the extended partnership agreement with CB.Net that was announced in July 2008. The bank has deployed CB.Net’s BankSearchPlusOnline solution in three locations worldwide: London, Paris and Milan. BankSearchPlusOnline is designed to give Mizuho staff access to a directory of international payments reference data. Mizuho will have access to SEPA compliancy and payment routing data, IBAN2BIC validation as well as other payment reference data.
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.