Make international trade as simple as domestic business.
Identify and mitigate risk with our 4-step risk management process. Work with our dedicated specialists to define your goals and execute a simple hedging plan that manages exposure and protects profit margins.
Get visibility into future exposures. Quickly forecast cash flow in one consolidated view. Revolutionize how you see your business with instant analytics that help you make sound business decisions.
Get customized solutions to help protect your business from currency fluctuations. Our specialists can help you find the right combination of hedging products – from simple spot payments to structured options – to help protect your profits.*
"It’s a real competitive advantage to offer our clients the ability to pay in their local currency. Having this currency converted into AUD so quickly, means there’s minimal disruption to our cash flow." Michelle Jin, Executive Director, Westwell Australia
"I have been able to free up valuable time to focus on business growth, safe in the knowledge that my financial position is fully protected at the required level." Brian Steele, Director, Capitol Essentials, UK
"I think we have saved 10’s of thousands of dollars, in locking in forward contracts at appropriate rates, by using the holding account balances and not doubling up on transaction fees." Bruce Peterson, Manager Director, Grande Exhibitions, UK
Manage foreign exchange exposures. Forecast your costs with increased certainty. And reduce the time it takes to manage international payments.
Manage the risk of foreign payables and receivables. Build a risk management plan to reduce exposure and control currency costs.
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive “MiFID” (Directive 2004/39/EC) came into force on November 1, 2007. MiFID establishes a new framework to standardize the regulations and procedures applicable to all financial institutions (investment firms, credit institutions) in the European Union.
MiFID covers investment services such as the execution of orders, the reception and transmission of orders, investment consultancy, etc. and financial products such as equities, bonds, money market instruments, funds and derivative instruments.
MiFID aims to ensure competitiveness and transparency of financial markets in the European Union and to strengthen investor protection and information.
For more information on MiFID and Western Union International Bank services, please consult the following documents:
*This content provided by WUBS is for informational purposes only and does not constitute any investment advice or an offer of products or services. Forward and option FX hedging products are derivative products which involves risks due to volatility of the FX markets or margin calls. Before making decision, it’s recommended to consult your relationship manager to take into account your particular financial objectives, experience and financial situation to consider such investment is suitable or not. For more information on risks regarding FX hedging products, please read our Terms & Conditions and Product Disclosure Statements.