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June 2022

The triple revolution in securities post-trade The triple revolution in securities post-trade

Digital assets custodial capabilities are under scrutiny and digital ecosystems such as decentralised finance (DeFi) and stablecoins in the cryptocurrency space have expanded the post-trade possibilities. Our new flow special white paper explains the implications for post-trade securities services

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May 2022

A corporate’s guide to payment fraud prevention A corporate’s guide to payment fraud prevention

Payment fraud has become one of the biggest challenges facing corporate treasurers today. So, how can companies safeguard systems and processes against cyber criminals? And what are the latest fraud patterns that they should know? Our new flow special white paper provides answers

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April 2022

How to ensure commodities security in a volatile world How to ensure commodities security in a volatile world

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has put a spotlight on Europe’s uncomfortable dependencies. Securing access to important commodities is key to economic resilience, as well as digital and sustainable transformation – and this requires rethinking sourcing strategies as our new flow special white paper outlines

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January 2022

Working capital finance – the future Working capital finance – the future

Do traditional working capital tools still meet business liquidity needs? Due to the persistent Covid-19 pandemic this question has become pressing for corporates around the world. Our new flow special white paper outlines four themes of what the future of working capital finance could look like – and what each means for treasurers

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December 2021

CSDR: The final countdown CSDR: The final countdown

In September 2019, we published our CSDR: Settlement discipline regime client toolkit, to help clients prepare for the most impactful aspects of the new regulation. While the implementation date was subsequently pushed back, challenges remain ahead of the revised date of 1 February 2022. Our new toolkit provides an update on where we stand on this journey

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November 2021

Best Practice Guide: ACT International Treasury Peer Review Best Practice Guide: ACT International Treasury Peer Review

Treasury transformation has been ongoing for many years, yet Covid-19 has reinforced the focus on digitalisation and new business models. To redefine best practice, the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT), in partnership with Deutsche Bank, has put together an International Treasury Peer Review, designed to help treasurers benchmark their operations against their peers

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October 2021

Payables finance a guide to working capital optimisation third edition Payables Finance: A guide to working capital optimisation

Now in its 3rd edition, this Guide not only explains how payables finance helps defend supply chains while helping buyers protect their working capital, but updates the previous edition in the light of Covid-19, ESG considerations and the relationship of the asset class with the capital markets, also including new case studies

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October 2021

Read more Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 4

As we edge closer to the revised implementation date for ISO 20022 across the world’s major payment market infrastructures, the Deutsche Bank team presents Part 4 of its series of guides, looking at how market infrastructures have used the extension to prepare, what developments have been made around SWIFT’s transaction manager and the in-flow translation service, and how ISO 20022 will be used in the end-to-end payment journey

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October 2021

Guide to Receivables Finance 3rd Edition Guide to Receivables Finance 3rd Edition

Receivables finance comprises an arrangement when providing credit to a party, using an amount payable by one party to another for goods or services. Now in its 3rd edition, this essential multi-contributor Guide, published by Deutsche Bank with Sullivan & Worcester UK and the International Trade & Forfaiting Association provides a thorough update to earlier editions and demonstrates the remarkable resilience of the receivables finance structure

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June 2021

Unleashing the potential of AI in securities services Unleashing the potential of AI in securities services

This Guide provides an introduction to AI in securities services, including a rundown of use case examples, insight into important governance considerations and a series of key recommendations to ensure best practice is followed

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May 2021

Read more Client services reimagined

The winds of change have transformed client services in the banking sector over recent years. The transformation was underway long before coronavirus impacted on our daily working and home lives. As with many other areas of both financial services and retail, the pandemic served to accelerate trends that were already evident, such as consumers and businesses taking up contactless and other new payment methods while reducing their reliance on cash

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April 2021

Asset-as-a-Service Asset-as-a-Service

The burden from the Corona crisis and the opportunities of new data-based business models present companies with tremendous challenges. Usage-based financing models offer a solution to these challenges, as buyers no longer purchase an asset themselves, but acquire it from the equipment provider in a “pay-per-use“ model

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February 2021

A Guide to IBOR Transition A Guide to IBOR Transition

By the end of 2021, the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), for long the world’s most widely used benchmark interest rate, will have been phased out as markets transition to LIBOR alternatives. This Guide to IBOR Transition sets out, why this change became necessary, the new breed of risk-free rates (RFRs) and the path to transition

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September 2020

Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 3 Guide to ISO 20022 migration: Part 3

In 2019, recognising the magnitude of the transformational initiative underway in the payments world, we launched a series of guides to ISO 20022 migration. These were designed to help the industry navigate and understand the evolving journey towards a single global payments standard. The Deutsche Bank team now presents Part 3 of this journey in advance of Sibos 2020

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September 2020

The Group Treasurer: an ACT Guide to the First 100 Days The Group Treasurer: an ACT guide to the first 100 days

As the treasury function adapts and evolves to the demands of today’s fast-changing circumstances, best practice advice from trusted advisors has become increasingly important for treasurers. At no point is this more important than in the first few days at the desk in a new role

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