B2B API Tracker

B2B API - July 2020

Inside the July Tracker
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  • An interview with Gareth Gaston, executive vice president and head of digital platforms at U.S. Bank, on how legacy systems have hindered the advancement of B2B payments via APIs in the U.S.
  • The latest B2B API developments, including a new real-time payments services from BBVA and Visa Direct as well as why 40 percent of U.S. business payments are made with paper checks
  • A Deep Dive detailing how open banking can be a gamechanger for B2B payments by enabling seamless transfers between processing banks

B2B API - June 2020

Inside the June Tracker
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  • An interview with Finland-based Nordea Bank’s Tino Kam, head of transaction banking, and Ulrika Claesson, the FI’s commercial business developer for open banking, on the challenges of detecting B2B API-related fraud in real time
  • The latest B2B API developments, including a new cross-border payment solution from EMQ and a corporate credit card from Aspire that leverages APIs to process payments
  • A Deep Dive analyzing how fraudsters use various techniques to exploit and attack B2B APIs, and how banks can leverage multifactor authentication and machine learning to stop them

B2B API Tracker - May 2020

Inside the May Tracker
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  • An interview with Robert Pehrson, head of business development at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, and Paula da Silva, the bank’s head of transaction services, about how the bank evaluates its APIs
  • The latest B2B API developments, including a new API-driven platform for distributing Paycheck Protection Program loans and a solution that aims to streamline corporate credit card use
  • A Deep Dive analyzing API performance monitoring and the metrics banks should monitor to ensure that downtime and technical glitches do not result in customer abandonment

B2B API - April 2020

Inside the April Tracker
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  • An interview with Abdul Raof Latiff, group head of the digital institutional banking group at DBS, on how banks can use APIs to help business clients quickly launch more convenient eCommerce payment experiences·
  • Notable B2B API headlines, including a push for open banking interoperability in the Asia-Pacific region and a startup’s efforts to provide financial APIs that serve unbanked Latin American consumers·
  • A Deep Dive examining how B2B vendors can use APIs to help B2B buyers and sellers transact faster and more easily online

B2B API - March 2020

Inside The March Tracker
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  • An interview with Diane S. Reyes, global head of liquidity and cash management for HSBC, on how APIs can thwart real-time payments fraud and inform business customers of investment opportunities
  • Recent headlines from the space, including ICICI Bank’s new API portal that helps third parties create new payments services
  • An in-depth examination of how businesses can improve their API authentication and monitoring strategies to fend off fraudsters

B2B API - February 2020

Inside the February Tracker
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  • Recent headlines from the space, including SBM Bank and PayNearby’s integrations to bring financial services to microenterprises and a new survey revealing why many Singapore- and Hong Kong-based bankers are wary of open APIs
  • Charlotte Hausemer, vice president of innovation and product management for trade and treasury solutions at BNP Paribas, talks about how APIs enable FIs to provide business clients with real-time payments, precise transaction status data and more
  • An in-depth examination of how B2B eTailers can keep their operations and customer experiences current by migrating to adaptable, API-led systems for continuous, on-the-fly modifications

B2B API Tracker— January 2020

Inside the January Tracker
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  • An interview with Imran Haider, executive vice president of open APIs at Wells Fargo, on how banks can use APIs to provide business clients with faster payments, seamless workflows and improved cash management
  • An examination of open banking’s ability to serve SMBs’ unique needs
  • The latest news around the B2B API space, including TransferMate’s API integration embedding international payments services and Habib Bank AG Zurich’s new PSD2 API

B2B API - December 2019

Inside the December Tracker
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  • Bridgit Chayt, Fifth Third Bank senior vice president and director of commercial payments and treasury management, explains how API-focused strategies help banks better serve corporate treasurers
  • The latest B2B API headlines, including HSBC’s new APIs for issuing bank guarantees and the Central Bank of the Philippines’ test of APIs to streamline regulatory reporting
  • A Deep Dive examining how APIs can offer easy access to instant payment rails and other services that support accelerated B2B transactions

B2B API - April 2019

Inside the April Tracker
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  • An interview with Ismail Chaib, chief operating officer at TESOBE and its Open Bank Project, on how FIs can improve security and insights with APIs
  • Notable headlines from the B2B API space, including Deutsche Bank and Serrala’s new SCT Inst API, plus American Express and SAP Ariba’s recent B2B payments partnership
  • A Deep Dive exploring how FIs use APIs to support open banking and cross-border payments strategies

B2B API - March 2019

Inside the March Tracker
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  • An interview with Nadya Hijazi, HSBC’s global head of global liquidity and cash management digital, on the bank’s PSD2-ready API developer portal
  • Notable B2B API industry headlines, including Payments NZ’s new API standards for account data and payment initiations for New Zealand
    A Deep Dive exploring how APIs help the global supply chain’s data and payments move more smoothly

B2B API - February 2019

Inside the February Tracker
B2B API Tracker
  • An interview with Manish Kohli, global head of payments and receivables with Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions, about piloting SWIFT’s API-based pre-validation program
  • The latest on why tech companies are urging the Fed to provide a real-time payments rail and APIs to help them access it
  • A Deep Dive exploring how APIs help B2B marketplaces remove payments friction and improve buyers’ shipping experiences

B2B API - January 2019

Inside the JANUARY Tracker
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  • An interview with Ritesh Pai, chief digital officer of YES BANK on using banking APIs to serve more customers, more flexibly.
  • Notable headlines from the B2B API industry, including on new integrations to help employers better manage payroll, and predictions on how open banking will impact small businesses.
  • A director of more than 50 top B2B API platform providers.