Banks and instant payments – the current and future sweet spot

Banks and instant payments – the current and future sweet spot

December 05, 2019

A huge amount of progress has been achieved in recent times in the field of rapid, even almost instant, payments. Few would argue with that assertion. Intraday transfers between domestic retail and corporate accounts have become entrenched to the point where even technophobic customers have embraced them.

Learning to love the trade ecosystem

Learning to love the trade ecosystem

August 30, 2019

Trade creates a vast and fragmented ecosystem, involving a wide range of different players across various industries: manufacturers, retailers, customs, transport and logistics, insurers, banks and others.

Cash and carry on

Cash and carry on

July 15, 2019

Cash management remains a crucial part of banking as well as a catalyst for technological innovation.

Blockchain heralds a new age for international trade

Blockchain heralds a new age for international trade

June 05, 2019

Anne-Claire Gorge, head of product management & innovation for trade services at Societe Generale and member of the we.trade board of directors, explains how distributed register technology is driving change in the international trade sector.

Cash management: Time to change?

Cash management: Time to change?

October 17, 2016

Want to sign off corporate payments from your phone while on the beach? Looking for a cheaper offering? Need a bank with a footprint in emerging markets? There are many reasons to change cash management providers, and clients need help coping with these transitions.

Prepare for changes in cash pooling

Prepare for changes in cash pooling

May 23, 2016

Basel III, expected to come into effect by 2019, will have massive implications on the notional cash-pooling business, making it much harder for banks to offer this service profitably.

Societe Generale offers game-changing credit derivatives for insurers

Societe Generale offers game-changing credit derivatives for insurers

March 01, 2016

Thanks to the strong CLN and credit tranches franchise it has developed with retail and private investors, Societe Generale is able to offer to insurers a competitive range of credit derivative-based products and to design innovative solutions specifically for this client segment, whether for investment or hedging purposes.

The changing world of prime brokerage

The changing world of prime brokerage

November 10, 2015

New regulations are radically shifting the prime brokerage landscape, and market participants are changing their business models to adapt.

All change in European cash management

All change in European cash management

September 17, 2015

In the third and final article on innovation in cash management, Benoit Desserre (Global Head of Payments and Cash Management), Eric Bayle (Head of Payments and Cash Management in the UK) and Bart De Boer (Head of Payments and Cash Management in Germany) discuss recent and future developments in cash management in Europe.

Asia: from an emerging market to a unique opportunity

Asia: from an emerging market to a unique opportunity

June 30, 2015

In the second of a series of articles on innovation in cash management, Michelle Wang (head of payments and cash management in China), Louis-David Rouyer (head of payments and cash management in Hong Kong & Singapore) and Benoit Desserre (global head of payments and cash management) at Société Générale discuss recent and future developments in cash management in Asia.

Innovation that supports treasurers

Innovation that supports treasurers

June 03, 2015

In the first of a series of articles on innovation in cash management, Philippe Marcotte de Quivières, deputy head of payments and cash management division, and Emmanuelle Fischer, head of marketing and products cash management at Société Générale outline some of the initiatives the bank has introduced to support treasury clients.

 

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