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Service Description

Mercator Advisory Group’s service, Commercial and Enterprise Payments Advisory Service focuses on the needs of businesses paying and receiving funds, including cash management and treasury functions essential to support liquidity, risk assessment, and operational control.

The emphasis of this service is on the payment methods utilized primarily for fulfilling B2B and B2G obligations, as well as on the challenges to firms of managing multiple revenue channels.

The service also follows the banks, processors, solution vendors, and other intermediaries contributing to the efficiency and competitive advantage for firms. We examine the impact of technology with respect to straight-through processing, in addition to the evolution of alternative user interfaces for managing commercial payments.

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  • Unlimited analyst inquiries within subscribed service areas
  • 5 to 15 hours of firm-wide analyst inquiries
  • Access to a minimum of 17 new research documents each year
  • Access to full back library
    of research documents
  • 7 user IDs to access research reports – per service area.
  • Scheduled video and/or teleconferences with analysts
  • Presentation/Consulting Days

Service Director

Steve Murphy
Steve MurphyDirector, Commercial & Enterprise Payments

Contributing Analyst

Sarah Grotta
Sarah GrottaDirector, Debit and Alternative Products

Contributing Analyst

Ben Danner
Ben DannerAnalyst, Research Services


Sibos 2020: The View from a Desk

Viewpoint / Steve Murphy / October 2020

No Holiday for the Regulator During the Pandemic

Viewpoint / Steve Murphy / September 2020

Financing Commercial Trade: The Search for Liquidity

In-Depth Report / Steve Murphy / May 2020

On-Demand Earned Wage Access: U.S. Vendor Comparison

In-Depth Report / Sarah Grotta / April 2020

E-Commerce Fraud Detection Solutions: Market Overview

In-Depth Report / Tim Sloane / February 2020

Digital-Only Corporate Banks: Not Just Yet

Viewpoint / Steve Murphy / February 2020

U.S. Fleet Card Market Review and Forecast, 2018–2023

In-Depth Report / Steve Murphy / December 2019

2020 Outlook: Commercial and Enterprise Payments

Viewpoint / Steve Murphy / November 2019

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