The Editor discusses with senior practitioners the effect of recent reforms made by the US Securities and Exchange Commission to Rule 2a7 funds (US money market funds) with the aim of reducing systemic risk. Read more ...
Setting up a payment factory could prove the probate method for optimizing the group-wide payment and collection process. This article looks at the advantages of such centralized hubs and what technology is available to support the effort.
Negative yield environment and regulatory challenges have led Euro money market funds to compromise on their core investment principles. Northern Trust believes VNAV is the futuristic approach which can help in resolving these present and future challenges.
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While economic conditions and credit availability are rebounding, companies continue to focus on boosting working capital by measuring performance and switching to more efficient payment tools.
The corporate community, using SWIFT for bank communication, continues to grow, not only in the number of organisations involved, but also the influence over the definition and priority of new standards, solutions and services.
The re-balancing of the global business landscape is likely to be even faster and more dramatic than the shift of economic growth to emerging regions.
Ahead of AFTE's annual conference in Paris, the Editor speaks to AFTE's President about the conferences themes - and wider treasury priorities in France.
While 1 August 2014 was an important milestone in the SEPA journey, in many respects we are only at the beginning of a new era for euro payments and cash management.
We outline the key changes to hedging under IAS 39, explain the new concepts introduced by IFRS 9 and, most importantly, look at what this means for treasurers.