• Amit Agarwal, DBS

Bank-fintech partnerships are the way forward for SCF in Asia

By |September 21st, 2018|

SCF Briefing spoke to Amit Agarwal, head of open account trade products at DBS Bank, about the growing interest in supplier finance across Asia.

UK’s Crown Commercial Service to headline SCF Forum

By |September 17th, 2018|

Matthew Sparkes of the UK's Crown Commercial Service, is to speak for the first time about his organisation's Supplier Early Payment Programme (SEPS).

Less isn’t always more, finds Swiss working capital study

By |September 17th, 2018|

Reducing the cash-to-cash cycle isn't always a good thing, a new study into working capital management in Switzerland has found.

Viewpoint: Serious business in a new circular economy game

By |September 3rd, 2018|

The Blue Connection is a new business game where global competitors remodel a bicycle business for the circular economy. (But why blue and not green?)

  • Crown Commercial Service

UK government arm chooses Taulia for supplier finance

By |August 23rd, 2018|

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS), which handles procurement for UK government departments, has signed a £30m contract with Taulia.

Strong response to Fitch’s ‘loophole’ slur against SCF

By |August 16th, 2018|

Controversy continues to surround the negative comments on supply chain finance issues by Fitch Ratings last month.

TradeIx announces two hires for Singapore office

By |August 10th, 2018|

The developer of the TradeIx open blockchain system for trade finance is opening its new office in the city state’s financial district.

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: Italy’s 1960s SCF lessons for today’s China

By |August 7th, 2018|

The birth of supply chain finance in Italy in 1963 carried risks that imperilled buyers and suppliers alike. China must ensure it does not repeat those mistakes.

BNP Paribas launches SME lending fund in UK

By |July 30th, 2018|

The French bank’s asset management arm has been focusing on increased funding for smaller businesses on both sides of the Channel.

China conference hears of SCF innovations and breakthroughs

By |July 26th, 2018|

The spotlight was on SCF for the first time at a recent supply chain management conference in China, reflecting the phenomenal growth of this tool.