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Domenico Scaffidi

Domenico Scaffidi

Payments Business Development Director at Volante Technologies
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Bio Market Infrastructure Payments Expert, supporting many European FIs, PSPs, Central Banks, Central Infrastructures, in the Instant Payments field, in the Real time Cross-Board Payments, Liquidity and Settlement Management, helping building a sustainable Business Case and a competitive Business model. Career History Former Head of the Payment Systems and International Business Applications Department at the European Cooperative Banks. ECB Target2 Working group member (2 mandates, 10 years): Representing the European Financial Institutions at the ECB


SWIFT Matters

SWIFT gpi: the build vs buy debate

21 Nov 2019

As the world moves towards a more global way of doing business, banks and financial institutions need the capability to move money around efficiently, transparently and in a cost effective manner and in doing so, ensuring that liquidity doesn’t get locked away. Cross-border payments however have historically been the opposite of this - with single...

Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030

What we heard at EBAday 2019

03 Jul 2019

As one of the leading payments conferences in Europe, EBAday is a great forum to gauge industry sentiment on a number of challenges and opportunities taking place in the rapidly changing payments landscape. Through some very interesting conversations with clients and delegates, we were able to identify a few key themes from the event. These includ...

Treasury Management

Liquidity fragmentation: enemy of global treasuries

20 Feb 2019

There is a lot of change going on in the cash management industry. Payment modernization, increased regulation and market and consumer 24/7 expectations are seen as four catalysts causing a distinct structural shift. Dynamism and forecasting of cash management are key to staying ahead of these changes, and yet there is little appetite for risk wit...

Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030

The Next Stage Real-Time Evolution is Here

08 Apr 2018

Fragmentation resulting from multiple Pan European Immediate Payments schemes is a challenge but solutions exist We are facing a proliferation of Pan EU Instant Payment Services in Europe. Most industry players and experts are aware of the dangers of fragmentation and the reasons why this issue needs to be addressed. Even though the new schemes ...