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Bottomline announced as panel discussion sponsor for Payment Asia Summit in Shenzhen 2019

2019-11-07 11:50 Thursday

As digital payment systems become commonplace across the world, there is a growing demand for customers and businesses to send and receive funds seamlessly between more recipients than ever before. Managing issues such as cross-border payments, volume stability and payment security is a hugely complex challenge for anyone involved in this international industry.


For this reason, Duxes is particularly pleased to announce that Bottomline will be involved in this year's Payment Asia Summit in Shenzhen 2019 (PAS) as the Panel Discussion Sponsor. At the Summit, which takes place at Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen from November 21-22, 2019, attendees will greatly benefit from the company's presence as an innovator in business payment automation technology for 30 years.

Bottomline is dedicated to helping businesses in the critical ability to pay and get paid. As digital payments become inherently complex and are getting more so every day, the company makes it easier for organizations to create a payments strategy that helps drive forward success.

Representing Bottomline at this year's gathering is Marcus Hughes, Head of Strategic Business Development at the company's London office in the UK. Marcus, a highly experienced and insightful global payments and banking expert, will take part in the discussion at the Summit on the topic of "The Opportunities and Challenges of the Payment industry in the Asia-Pacific Region".

This discussion will focus on several hot issues such as real-time payments, modernization of payments, and the latest methods on how to detect payments fraud faster and more efficiently. The event is sure to be a highlight of PAS. Attendees are expected to learn valuable insights on these subjects and more, drawing not least upon Hughes' hands-on familiarity in this area, both internationally and in Asia.

Marcus will draw upon over three decades' experience in the banking and software industries. During his career, he has helped numerous corporations and banks develop strategies for streamlining payments and cash management and maximizing the benefits of SWIFT and financial supply chain automation. A thought leader in his industry, he has authored many articles on the future of payments, SWIFT, supply chain finance, blockchain, fintech, Open Banking and PSD2.

He previously held senior positions with NatWest and Banco Santander in trade finance, corporate lending and transaction banking before moving to Bottomline around 10 years ago.

Bottomline Technologies was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Portsmouth, USA. It provides electronic payment, invoice, and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions, and banks worldwide. According to its own statement, it "helps companies make complex business payments simple, smart and secure."


Bottomline's solutions, are already being used by thousands of companies in 92 countries worldwide to simplify and streamline payment processes, dramatically improve cash management and gain full control over transactions. Its popular 'Bottomline Universal Aggregator' solution is used by organizations to connect to a range of global payment networks with significantly lower costs when compared to managing multiple connections, and includes risk mitigation and professional compliancy features. Bottomline also features numerous other services in fields such as invoice processing, digital banking, financial document automation and financial messaging.


This year's PAS event is sure to be of great interest to anyone in the field of commercial banking, credit cards, third-party payment, fintech, retail and cross-border E-commerce. To learn more about this premier platform for industry professionals and book your tickets today, please visit the event website here: http://www.duxes-finance.com/payment/index.html

To find out more about Bottomline Technologies and the full range of innovative services they offer, please visit the company's website here: http://www.bottomline.com

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