Companies across a wide range of industries are increasingly recognising Latin America as a growth region with extraordinary potential - but the region brings some unique challenges, including changing regulatory, tax and political conditions and rising costs.
As companies shift their focus from survival to growth, what systems and strategies can be used to take advantage of the opportunities ahead?
Richard Jaggard, Standard Chartered Bank, talks to us about growth strategies for treasurers, cash management and liquidity trends, and the growing interest of multinational corporations in RMB.
Banks are often accused by corporates of approaching their relationship coverage with a big bang approach - yet all clients are unique and to that extent so too must the way banks interact with them be.
The Editor discusses some of the key trends amongst treasurers of North American multinationals with Deutsche Bank’s Shahrokh Moinian and Martin Runow.
We all firmly believe that the treasurer’s job has changed over these last five years. However it looks as if we are moving into a new phase of change and evolution for the job, a phase tinged with shades of grey.
Accommodations to comply with upcoming regulatory requirements around SEPA, Dodd-Frank and EMIR, and IFRS 13 are underway - but not all treasury organisations are changing at the same pace or leveraging the opportunities change can bring.