• When it comes to payments, companies face a double-edged challenge: On one hand, they are expected to make their payment processes...
    Florian Kolb
    Florian Kolb

    As a Senior Treasury Consultant and Payments Specialist, Florian Kolb is in charge of a number of implementation and process consulting projects focusing on worldwide bank connectivity. He has great experience with SWIFT/H2H connections and complex global payments projects. Before joining BELLIN in June 2016, Florian worked as a consultant in accounting for an IT systems solutions provider. He studied at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (Administration and Business Academy) in Freiburg, Germany, and is a Certified SWIFT Specialist.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • In the age of digitization, we expect more from our services and technology: we want them to be available right then...
    Karsten Kiefer
    Karsten Kiefer

    As a Product Manager and Payments Specialist, Karsten Kiefer is responsible for any payments topics at BELLIN. The main focus of his work is on enhancing software functionality, supported payment formats and communications channels. Karsten has a background in IT and has over 20 years’ experience in the payments sector.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Inscrutable networks of banks and reference banks for processing cross-border payments stand in the way of treasurers achieving efficiency and transparency...
    Karsten Kiefer
    Karsten Kiefer

    As a Product Manager and Payments Specialist, Karsten Kiefer is responsible for any payments topics at BELLIN. The main focus of his work is on enhancing software functionality, supported payment formats and communications channels. Karsten has a background in IT and has over 20 years’ experience in the payments sector.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Using liquidity most efficiently is in every company’s best interest. Ways to pool liquidity that help companies optimize liquidity planning and...
    Anja Biehler
    Anja Biehler

    Anja has a PhD in German Philology and trained in a business communications agency before gaining valuable creative and marketing experience in a number of advertising agencies. For five years, she was in charge of the communications department of a renowned, private financial service provider. Her last position before joining BELLIN’s Global Marketing & Communications team in November 2014 was with Freiburg University where Anja was responsible for the marketing efforts of the EXIST business start-up program.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • Cash management is every company’s bread and butter. Considerably fewer companies make use of netting, despite its many advantages for cash...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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  • Multi-national corporations and companies who garner high transaction volumes are familiar with some of the pitfalls that arise when attempting to...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 11 mins
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  • In several articles, we have recently been looking at the theory behind netting. This guest article by Andreas Schwarz, Director Group...
    Andreas Schwarz
    Andreas Schwarz

    Andreas Schwarz is Director Group Treasury at Logwin AG. He has over 20 years’ experience working for global companies, resulting in an impressive know-how in treasury, accounting and banking. His responsibilities at Logwin include cash and FX management, the payment factoring, funding, netting and reporting. In 2006, Andreas Schwarz introduced the group-wide treasury management system tm5.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Understanding the core benefits of netting Multinational corporations are familiar with the downsides when involved with intercompany commerce. Growing transaction fees...
    Florian Kolb
    Florian Kolb

    As a Senior Treasury Consultant and Payments Specialist, Florian Kolb is in charge of a number of implementation and process consulting projects focusing on worldwide bank connectivity. He has great experience with SWIFT/H2H connections and complex global payments projects. Before joining BELLIN in June 2016, Florian worked as a consultant in accounting for an IT systems solutions provider. He studied at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (Administration and Business Academy) in Freiburg, Germany, and is a Certified SWIFT Specialist.

    Read time: 4 mins
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  • Companies put a lot of money and effort into fraud prevention. They invest in counter-measures, and rightly so! But while the...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 5 mins
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  • When it comes to cyber security respectively the manifold threats against it, there’s no ceasefire ahead in the ongoing battle between...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 6 mins
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  • You might think that liquidity planning is reserved for large companies. You’d be wrong. Whether you are a start-up, a small...
    Beate Haumesser
    Beate Haumesser

    Beate Haumesser is a member of the BELLIN Presales Team. She joined the company in 2015. Previously, Beate worked as Head of Corporate Treasury in a medium-sized German company. She trained as a banker und headed a branch before going on to study Business Administration at Mannheim University with a focus on finance and HR.

    Read time: 3 mins
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  • Of the various topics in treasury, few exceed the popularity of cash pooling – and for good reason: it is often...
    Frank Song
    Frank Song

    Frank Song is a Senior Treasury Consultant at BELLIN with over 5 years of experience implementing tm5 for corporates of different sizes and industries. He has helped fortune 500 companies design and adopt workflows covering cash management and forecasting, debt management, FX risk management, and intercompany netting. He holds the CFA charter and is a Certified Treasury Professional.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • The last two decades have seen treasurers graduate from haphazard data collectors to deliberate decision makers. As their empowerment is inextricably...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 4 mins
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  • With efficient, secure and transparent processes generating added value for the entire organization, investing in a fully integrated TMS is always...
    Wolfgang Frontzek
    Wolfgang Frontzek

    Wolfgang Frontzek, banking administrator and Executive MBA, is a Regional Sales Director at BELLIN. After heading the treasury departments of several global players, he joined BELLIN in 2010. Since then, he has been supporting potential clients in their TMS selection process as well as serving existing customers.

    Wolfgang Frontzek looks back on 25 years of experience in international banking and global treasury management, He is an expert in setting up treasury departments and managing risk, including private placements, USPPs and Club Deals. Besides his career, Wolfgang held numerous voluntary positions, e.g. as a member of the Verband deutscher Treausurer (German Treasurers' Association), as a member of the Dortmund Chamber of Commerce finance and tax committee and as a commercial judge at the Dortmund district court.

    Read time: 7 mins
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  • Payment security and fraud prevention: there isn’t a company out there that is not concerned about these issues. How to make...
    Karsten Kiefer
    Karsten Kiefer

    As a Product Manager and Payments Specialist, Karsten Kiefer is responsible for any payments topics at BELLIN. The main focus of his work is on enhancing software functionality, supported payment formats and communications channels. Karsten has a background in IT and has over 20 years’ experience in the payments sector.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Payment Security: The 3 Crucial Steps To Fortify Your Treasury - Image