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Trade whitepaper

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Our new whitepaper explores the case for automation intrade finance document checking, and the contribution that AI can make to maximise efficiencies, reduce costs and support flexible working arrangements.

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Sanctions Whitepaper

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Our latest whitepaper explores the complex sanctions landscape and examines how banks can navigate new challenges by optimising their trade finance compliance checks with AI.

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October 2022
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Trade whitepaper

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Our new whitepaper explores the case for automation in trade finance document checking, and the contribution that AI can make to maximise efficiencies, reduce costs and support flexible working arrangements.

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Automation is key to accelerating trade finance organisations’ digital journeys, according to a new whitepaper from leading banking software specialist Conpend.

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August 2021
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Conpend wins at IBS Intelligence Awards

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Conpend wins at IBS Intelligence Awards

In collaboration with ING Bank, Conpend has been awarded Most Innovative Use of Process Automation - Most Adaptable Deployment.

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January 2023
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Compliance and the power of automation

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African Law & Business

Compliance and the power of automation

Digital technologies hold immense transformative potential for the trade finance industry, which remains largely paper-based.

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January 2023
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Trade Finance Automation: From Convenience to Necessity

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Trade Finance Automation: From Convenience to Necessity

For over two years, Covid-19 disrupted global trade. Torben Sauer, CEO of Conpend, explains how, as traditional manual documentary checking became infeasible, AI and automation came to the rescue, ensuring trade finance and global trade could continue to flow – and fuelling the case for accelerated adoption of digital processes in trade finance across the world.

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January 2023
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High risk, high stakes: How AI can deal with the strain of compliance

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Financial Regulation International

High risk, high stakes: How AI can deal with the strain of compliance

For many banks, navigating the rise of regulatory requirements within trade finance has become a major concern; one that has been exacerbated by the torrent of complex sanctions imposed on Russia due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

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December 2022
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AI enabling banks to shift the heightened sanction checking burden onto technology

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AI enabling banks to shift the heightened sanction checking burden onto technology

By performing automated checks and leveraging rich data sources to build informed risk profiles, artificial intelligence (AI) can transform trade finance compliance processes, improving accuracy and processing times

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October 2022
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Visit Conpend at SIBOS and see how AI can transform your compliance processes

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Visit Conpend at SIBOS and see how AI can transform your compliance processes

After two years of virtual events, we are pleased to be attending SIBOS 2022 in person! If you’d like to learn more about how AI can benefit your business and do the heavy lifting when it comes to trade finance compliance, we will be conducting personal demos of our solutions throughout the event.

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September 2022
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Solving the trade finance conundrum

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Solving the trade finance conundrum

In the world of digitalisation, old trade issues have new consequences. What work is being done, what will a digitised trade finance ecosystem solve and what is needed for benefits to be realised? Liz Lumley investigates.

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September 2022
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Danske Bank adopts Conpend’s TRADE AI app to simplify and enhance efficiency of trade finance processes

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Global Press Release

Danske Bank adopts Conpend’s TRADE AI app to simplify and enhance efficiency of trade finance processes

Danske Bank has selected Conpend’s Trade AI solution to increase efficiency and compliance in its trade finance offering and kick-start its strategy to achieve process optimisation via digitalisation

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March 2022
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The case for automation – Trade finance document checking and data management

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Trade Finance Global

The case for automation – Trade finance document checking and data management

Each day, mountains of trade finance data are delivered to banks, requiring urgent processing to support the flow of goods around the world.

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January 2022
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Automation and the digitalisation of trade finance

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International Banker

Automation and the digitalisation of trade finance

For many banks, trade finance forms a large part of their corporate banking business.

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December 2021
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How can automation transform trade finance?

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How can automation transform trade finance?

Trade finance supports the movement of goods around the world. It is underpinned by a parallel exchange and review of documents, from letters of credit to bills of lading.

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November 2021
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Automating trade finance documentation to address supply chain issues

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IBS Intelligence

Automating trade finance documentation to address supply chain issues

Robin Amlôt of IBS Intelligence speaks to Torben Sauer, CEO of Conpend about what the pilot project could mean for trade finance around the world.

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November 2021
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CGI partners with Conpend and banks to pilot intelligent automation in trade finance

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CGI partners with Conpend and banks to pilot intelligent automation in trade finance

The pilot revealed that the integration of Conpend’s Trade AI solution and the CGI Trade360 platform increased efficiency and effectiveness of trade finance processes for the participating banks.

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October 2021
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How automation is accelerating trade finance's digital journey

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How automation is accelerating trade finance's digital journey

Conpend discusses how artificial intelligence and machine learning can support trade finance strategies now and in the future.

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September 2021
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Artificial intelligence: a revolution for SCF?

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Artificial intelligence: a revolution for SCF?

Conpend’sMarc Smith and Torben Sauer weigh in on AI’s new frontier in supply chainfinance.

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August 2021
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Conpend’s automated documentary checking app boosts ING Bank’s trade efficiencies

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Conpend’s automated documentary checking app boosts ING Bank’s trade efficiencies

ING Bank’s partnership with Conpend addresses key aspects of documentary processing.

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July 2021
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ING automates documentary trade

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ING automates documentary trade

ING Bank partners with Conpend to smooth their trade finance digitisation journey with AI.

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June 2021
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BANK OF AFRICA selects Conpend TRADE AI app, via Finastra, to digitize trade processes

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BANK OF AFRICA selects Conpend TRADE AI app, via Finastra, to digitize trade processes

Finastra has announced BANK OF AFRICA, a pan-African financial group, has selected Conpend’s TRADE AI app from its open innovation platform, FusionFabric.cloud.

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April 2021
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Conpend TRADE AI app goes live on Finastra

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Conpend TRADE AI app goes live on Finastra

Finastra today announced a new app available on its FusionFabric.cloud open development platform, Conpend TRADE AI.

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July 2020
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Conpend founder talks Finastra partnership

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Conpend founder talks Finastra partnership

GTR speaks to Marc Smith, founder and director at Conpend, about the company, its relationship with Finastra, and branching out of trade finance documentation.

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May 2020
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Trade finance digitization faces 'tipping point' amid coronavirus lockdowns

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Trade finance digitization faces 'tipping point' amid coronavirus lockdowns

Demand for digital trade finance solutions is growing in light of coronavirus lockdowns, with technology companies saying the crisis could be a tipping point for the traditionally paper-heavy and manual business to go digital.

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March 2020
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Commerzbank pilots fintech tool to automate trade finance compliance checks

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Commerzbank pilots fintech tool to automate trade finance compliance checks

Commerzbank is piloting a fintech solution that will see it automate 80% of its “first line of defence” compliance checks of its trade finance processes by 2020.

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October 2018
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Scotiabank partners with Conpend via CGI on intelligent process automation for trade finance transactions

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Scotiabank partners with Conpend via CGI on intelligent process automation for trade finance transactions

CGI announced it partnered with Scotiabank and Conpend on a proof of concept using robotic automation.

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October 2018
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Commerzbank adopts Conpend

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Commerzbank adopts Conpend

Commerzbank is to apply machine learning technology from Amsterdam-based Conpend to automate pre-compliance checks for traditionally paper-based trade finance transactions.

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October 2018
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Finastra’s new fintech app store to change how banks innovate

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Finastra’s new fintech app store to change how banks innovate

Finastra has gone live with a new platform in order to accelerate innovation for its 9,000 bank clients by allowing them to easily connect to fintech applications within an open marketplace.

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June 2018
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Bank of Africa selects Conpend TRADE AI app to digitise trade processes
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Conpend’s TRADE AI app will help reduce risk and speed up trade finance transactions
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Bank of Africa Selects Conpend Trade AI App, via Finastra, to Digitise Trade Processes
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Trade finance digitization faces tipping point
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Trade finance digitization faces tipping point
October 2018
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Scotiabank partners with Conpend via CGI
Commerzbank pilots fintech tool for trade compliance
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Commerzbank pilots fintech tool for trade compliance
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Finastra’s new fintech app store to change how banks innovate
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