Regulation and competition are restricting corporations' ability to finance their business using bank debt; consequently, treasurers are looking into a wider range of markets and funding sources than ever before. Read more ...
With availability of debt funding still tight and banks under continual pressure to protect their assets, it is likely that funding will continue to be difficult to obtain for the foreseeable future.
In the first of a series of regulatory updates from PwC, corporate are advised to seize the potential of SEPA and not to wait for banks or regulators before going beyond basic compliance.
A global standardisation body should act as the main hub of the system, making sure that configurations are applied to the various banking systems and data are exchanged in pre-defined uniform standard.
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) will change the handling of derivatives fundamentally for treasury operations - but how best to tackle these new challenges?
TMI talk to Neal Livingston about his perceptions and aspirations in his new role as Head of EMEA Global Transaction Services (GTS) at RBS.
Lufthansa have found that adopting a layering strategy to hedging makes it easier to respond to changes to the business and maintain an effective and appropriate approach to managing risk.
We take a look at what makes the financial systems for each country starkly different - and how best to take advantage.