Accelerating towards a digital future

Accelerating towards a digital future

Digitalization has been a key focus for Commerzbank in recent years. We are committed to digitalizing 80% of our relevant processes by 2020 and as part of this process we have been working to develop a wider range of online tools and boost online client interaction....
SMBC Completes Trade Finance trail over the Marco Polo Network

SMBC Completes Trade Finance trail over the Marco Polo Network

  One of the biggest banks in Japan, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) announced that it had successfully completed a proof of concept using the Marco Polo network. Out of all 15 members of the Marco Polo Network, SMBC is the only Japanese member. The...
Wanted: Visionary treasurers to execute

Wanted: Visionary treasurers to execute

Recently, I was in Ireland visiting my extended family in the beautiful and rugged West Cork coast. By luck and good fortune, we were decamped at a cousin’s place in Kinsale for five uninterrupted days of sunshine and balmy temperatures; practically a record for the...
Marco Polo listed in the TradeTech Top 40

Marco Polo listed in the TradeTech Top 40

As cross-border trade has digitalised, so an ecosystem has built up to support it – especially with respect to trade and supply chain finance, although also around logistics and in connecting key parties in the cross-border supply chain. Given this, the Tradetech 40...
Marco Polo attending Consortia 21-22 May, London

Marco Polo attending Consortia 21-22 May, London

From the 21 st to the 22 nd of May, member of the Marco Polo Network will be attending Consortia, hosted in London by BCR Publishing. The event aims to bring together major consortiums who are pioneering blockchain and distribute ledger technology (DLT) for trade and...