Libra: Could it actually be good news?

24 June 2019

Facebook has sent shockwaves through the financial world by announcing the launch of its blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Libra, for the first half of 2020. It will be governed by the Libra Association, consisting of representatives of Facebook's dedicated subsidiary, Calibra, and its 27 partner gro...


BEN, SHARE, OUR: 3 options for international payments

6 November 2018

When you initiate an international payment, you have 3 invoicing options to choose from. Either you assume all potential fees yourself, you charge the beneficiary or you share them evenly between both parties.


SWIFT gpi, for international payments at top speed

17 July 2018

iBanFirst is now part of the pilot service “SWIFT gpi” (which stands for “global payments innovation”), recently launched by SWIFT. The goal of this initiative is to achieve increased speed and transparency in the area of international payments.