Falcon swoops for art loan market

Falcon Fine Art launches with cocktail reception at the top of the Gherkin. Unlike other offerings, FFA is not interested in selling art, nor in managing collections. Antiques Trade Gazette reports.

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Jens Mikolajczak explores the post-SEPA landscape in TFR

Deutsche Bank’s Jens Mikolajczak discusses the implications of reaching the final SEPA deadline – and how, using the SEPA foundations, corporates can turn the necessary costs into extended benefits going forward.

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BNY Mellon: Making trade flow in 2020

After some sluggish years, global trade flows are on the rise. In TXF’s special Sibos edition, Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury Services EMEA at BNY Mellon, describes how banks must devise strategic value-adding solutions around payments and trade finance, to help those trading around the globe mitigate their trading risk, enhance their cash flows, and leverage emerging opportunities to grow their businesses.

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Adaptable technology is key to thriving in the new era of payments, says BNY Mellon’s CIO, Saket Sharma

Every aspect of the way in which consumers and institutional and corporate clients pay and receive payments is undergoing fundamental change. In Banking Technology‘s Sibos edition, Saket Sharma, Chief Information Officer, Treasury Services, BNY Mellon, explains that if banks are to prosper in today’s transforming payments space, they must ensure their technology investments are not only geared to meet the growing needs of today, but are fit to adapt and adapt again as future needs require.

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Falcon Fine Art has the money, and is ambitious

Headed by Dr. Tim Hunter, Falcon Fine Art, the art financing division of specialist financier Falcon Group, has launched – enabling high net worth individuals to raise financing against their art collections. Private Art Investor interviews Falcon Group chairman Kamel Alzarka, and Falcon Fine Art Vice President, Tim Hunter.

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The Independent reports on Falcon Fine Art

Falcon Fine Art enables collectors to raise finance against their art collections, while retaining possession of the art. The Independent reports.

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TFR interviews Commerzbank’s Head of Financial Institutions, Per Fischer, for a special profile piece

As Per Fischer, Head of Financial Institutions for CEE and Russia at Commerzbank, prepares to retire at the end of this year, a special profile piece in Trade and Forfaiting Review takes a look back over his 25-year career at the bank. In the 3-page special, Per recounts some of the highlights of his career, including years spent in Moscow and Kiev, as well as how he helped build the Commerzbank FI reach. The piece concludes with a few words from Holger Kautzky, Regional Head of Russia and Belarus, who will be taking over from Per later this year.

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