Tagged: letters of credit

Sberbank Announces Letter-of-Credit Business of Legal Entities for Online Availability

Russian banking group Sberbank announced last week it has implemented a feature on remote banking services on letters-of-credit in Sberbank Business Online’s system. The bank revealed: “Clients can create applications on letters of credit online and independently send them to the bank to be processed…. Read More

Standard Chartered Completes Cross-Border Letter of Credit Blockchain Transaction With Oil Company PTT Group

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Wednesday it has successfully executed a pilot transaction for PTT Group, PTT International Trading Pte Ltd and IRPC Public Company Limited. Standard Chartered reported that due to the significant cargo value, oil companies are often reliant on Letters of Credit… Read More

LC Lite Uses Blockchain to Streamline Letters of Credit

LC Lite says it is using blockchain technology to simplify and speed up transactions requiring letters of credit. The platform is being launched by the founders of invoice financing platform Incomlend. According to a release, Incomlend currently processes funding volumes worth approximately $240 million annually… Read More

Large Canadian Bank Pilots Blockchain / DLT for Standby Letters of Credit

The National Bank of Canada, the country’s seventh largest bank, is piloting a program to offer the creation and negotiation of standby letters of credit on a blockchain / distributed ledger system. The pilot uses a distributed ledger (DLT) system created by the company Skuchain and… Read More

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