Corporates are shifting to multi-bank platforms – and taking all the credit

Posted by Simon Streat

22 Aug 2016

Large corporate organisations engaged in international trade face many difficulties when managing credit lines and guarantees provided by multiple banks.

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Topics: Banks, Multi-Bank Trade Finance, Corporates, Thought Leadership

Treasuries carving out new territory in Hong Kong require a digital approach

Posted by Tatiana Ulak

28 Jun 2016

The corporate landscape is fast changing in the Far East as new incentives look set to lead to the creation of more regional treasury centres in Hong Kong.

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Topics: Multi-Bank Trade Finance, Treasury, Finance

Why is the financial supply chain still stuck in the digital dark ages?

Posted by Tatiana Ulak

22 Jun 2016

In the world of logistics and the physical supply chain, digitisation is now at the heart of everyday operations.

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Topics: Thought Leadership, Supply Chain, Technology, World Trade, Digitisation

The power of digitisation in bank guarantees

Posted by Tatiana Ulak

17 Jun 2016

All too frequently, companies relying on paper bank guarantees are surprised to find that these important documents are invalid.

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Topics: Banks, Fraud, guarantees, bank guarantees, Digitisation

Mind the gap – how digitisation transforms trade finance for SME businesses

Posted by Tatiana Ulak

24 May 2016

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) generally find it very hard to obtain access to trade finance.  This has become all the more difficult with the advent of anti-money laundering regulations in banking and the requirements for institutions to “Know your customer” (KYC).

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Topics: World Trade, Digitisation, SME, Finance

Trade fraudsters love paper but are locked out by digitisation

Posted by Tatiana Ulak

10 May 2016

Fraud in trade finance remains a major problem – particularly in the deceptive shape of counterfeiting.

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Topics: Technology, Electronic Documents, Fraud

Bank guarantees – how going digital means commercial landlords can avoid the pitfalls

Posted by Tatiana Ulak

27 Apr 2016

Bank guarantees are a vital feature of many sectors of business, but are costly to manage and all too easily mislaid or found to be riddled with inaccuracies that render them invalid.

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Topics: Banks, Electronic Documents, guarantees, bank guarantees

Bolero plots new course - GTR interview with Daniel Cotti

Posted by Gemma Kimber

18 Apr 2016

Bolero is making changes to its strategy in a bid to fulfil its original goal – set two decades ago – of dematerialising trade.

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Topics: Corporates, Thought Leadership, Technology, World Trade

In turbulent times, Bolero will forge ahead - A word from our new Chairman

Posted by Gemma Kimber

28 Jan 2016

Daniel Cotti becomes chairman of Bolero on February 1, replacing Nicholas Barber who assumes the role of deputy chairman. Here Mr Cotti, an experienced former J.P. Morgan executive, outlines how he sees the immediate future for Bolero, its customers and partners.

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Topics: Multi-Bank Trade Finance, ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Technology, Electronic Documents, World Trade

Bolero 2015 – a year of highlights

Posted by Gemma Kimber

24 Dec 2015

2015 has seen a string of significant milestones and successes for Bolero as we continue to pioneer digital trade finance solutions that are transforming the way organisations trade globally. From the opening of our new international office in Singapore to senior industry hires, high-profile new customers and awards recognition, we take a month-by-month look at another great year for the business.

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Topics: Thought Leadership, World Trade