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The Importance of Bank Account Validation as a Payment Protection Measure

As we discussed in my last post, the importance of bank account validation cannot be understated when it comes to streamlining payment processes and eliminating failed direct debit transactions. As was recently noted in the...

/ September 10, 2018
UK business payments

UK Business Payments, Evaluating the Current Landscape

The recently released “2018 UK Business Payments Barometer” provides some unique and somewhat surprising insights into how the trends surrounding UK business payments are impacting the success of organizations in the UK. For example, out...

/ August 15, 2018
API Standardization

API Standardization vs. Flexibility with B2B Payments: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

APIs are not new, but the rapid growth of technology in B2B payments has encouraged banks to embrace them as a means of connecting more seamlessly and effectively with technology and customers. In a fintech...

/ August 6, 2018
Anti-money laundering beneficial ownership

Opinion: House Anti-Money Laundering Bill Reform Threatened as Beneficial Ownership Registry Creation Tabled

The world of anti-money laundering beneficial ownership regulations has seen its ups and downs as of late. As of May 11 when the Financial Crime Enforcement Center (FinCEN) issued its “Customer Due Diligence Requirements for...

/ July 17, 2018
Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from the Inside

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from Inside Ally Pediatric Therapy In this recurring SmartPayments feature, we sit down with business payment professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk to them...

/ July 5, 2018
Treasury Fraud

Understanding the State of Treasury Fraud & Controls

Once upon a time, stealing money from a bank or business meant that criminals had to put on a mask and commit a robbery. Coming into the second half of 2018 however, that thought seems...

/ June 12, 2018
request for payment

Request for Payment and the Need to Balance Speed & Security: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

As you consider the proliferation of new payment options flooding the industry, such as request for payment, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices and confused by what it all means to you and...

/ May 29, 2018
Banks becoming a strategic partner with business customers

Becoming a Strategic Partner for Business Customers: a 4-Minute Guide for Banks

While it’s often overlooked, managing payments is a strategically important function for business. To be successful, organizations need to make sure that they’re effectively managing their payments to capture all available revenue sources, maximize working...

/ May 29, 2018
Advice for Treasurers to get more out of accounts payable

Getting More Out of Accounts Payable: Lessons for Treasurers

As discussed in the previous post and throughout the series, as the function of accounts payable evolves, Treasury is positioned as an ideal partner to help transform it into a profit center. Here are the...

/ May 21, 2018
Accounts payable trends

3 Trends Impacting Your AP Department in 2018

For accounts payable (AP) departments, the pressure is on. Traditional responsibilities are shifting and AP is being tasked with driving greater value, cost savings, and efficiencies across business functions. Three industry trends are the driving...

/ May 14, 2018