Over the last five years, European treasurers have learned to manage counterparty risk, becoming more cautious when investing their funds. However, interest rates are so low today that security has a cost. How can treasurers find a return while keeping down the risk incurred?
Vivartia's treasury has managed its contingency planning during uncertain times, including a potential Greek default and secession from the Euro.
The negative effects of the recession in Europe led Eurotoll to revisit its trade credit risk management model. We speak to them about the subsequent improvements.
Coca-Cola's Director of Risk Management, Supply Chain & Technical talks risk management with us - particularly focusing on the renewed interest in enterprise risk management (ERM) practices.
NEM's Treasury & Risk Manager discusses how the company use trade instruments in combination with other approaches to help manage collections risk that derives from both individual customer credit risk and wider political risks.
The problem of how to best manage foreign exchange volatility has plagued multinational companies for decades, and is often cited as one of the top concerns amongst treasurers.
Risk is the uncertainty associated with future cash flows or earnings. Risk management involves measuring and ultimately reducing this uncertainty. Depending on the source of uncertainty, risk can be reduced through operational or financial decisions.