Blogs by Enrico Camerinelli

March 10, 2021

The announcement confirms that for supply chain participants the adherence to sustainability practices has gone beyond a “nice to have.” Poor performance in sustainability practices has serious business impacts on a company’s trade operations, to the point that the SWIFT KYC Registry has been integrated with the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC’s) Sustainable Trade Finance Guidelines specifically to enable financial institutions to identify environmenta

October 26, 2020

The interbank cooperative will offer member banks a set of common API-based processing services, such as pre-validation of essential data, fraud detection, data analytics, transaction tracking, and exception case management.

March 6, 2017

Despite the outlook on blockchain adoption for financial services starting to move from excitement to criticism, trade facilitation business processes represent a stronghold for blockchain-based programs, as long as basic change management principles hold true.

There is a mounting debate about the limits of blockchain in the world of financial services. Financial consortia R3 and Swift declare banks can do without blockchain because of its immaturity, while a survey across delegates at the DTCC Fintech event also shows that blockchain adoption optimism suffers setback.

March 6, 2017

R3’s recent announcements warn banks to carefully watch blockchain as long as the technology remains immature. This comes at a time when blockchain-based initiatives see financial institutions taking the driver’s seat. The path to blockchain maturity demands the guiding role of bank industry independent associations, exactly what R3 is. This article takes the perspective of corporate banks.