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. Read more ...
Boosted by a series of acquisitions, ALTANA repositioned its business as a speciality chemicals company. The former treasury function remained with the pharmaceutical business, so the new ALTANA needed to set up a new Group Treasury function.
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.
Many treasurers still see SCF as a single point solution - however, it is actually a multi-facet challenge that requires the involvement of various functions and stakeholders.
While corporate adoption of SWIFT is rising in all industries, adoption levels are growing more quickly in some regions than in others. Many Asian companies are interested in SWIFT connectivity, the numbers are not growing as quickly as expected.
As economic and regulatory challenges create greater complexity in managing cash, treasurers have become aware of the importance of defining and delivering on the right investment policies.
Vivartia's treasury has managed its contingency planning during uncertain times, including a potential Greek default and secession from the Euro.
TMI talk to Neal Livingston about his perceptions and aspirations in his new role as Head of EMEA Global Transaction Services (GTS) at RBS.
The updated rules for markets in financial instruments (MiFID II), agreed by the European Parliament and Council in January, will improve the capital markets function by increasing pre- and post-trade transparency, bringing real economic benefits.