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 ...
Corporations of all sizes are seeking to expand their global footprint - but achieving harmony with local market practices, regulatory compliance, and payments and collections culture in each market is becoming increasingly challenging.
New instruments and approaches to cash investment are likely to offer considerable opportunity to innovative corporate treasurers - a good example being that globalisation is leading to investment opportunities in a wider range of currencies than ever before.
As globalisation, urbanisation and supply chain complexity continues to grow, it seems an apt time to examine the innovative concept of ‘borderless business’, emphasising the importance of harmonisation and simplification across countries and supply chains.
Cards strategy: an integral part of effective payments management
We look at how Owen Corning, a Fortune 500 company, supported its Customer Experience Transformation initiative with an Accounts Receivable project defined to automate their cash application process.
Effective benchmarking isn't simply about comparing a handful of functions and companies - it should provide a 360 degree treasury perspective, offering a broad baseline and insights into best practices across all dimensions of treasury management.
Companies in Western Europe and Central and Eastern Europe are more connected than ever. Many have supply chains that span multiple countries and sales and operations in both regions.
SEPA should make it easier to centralise treasury, cash management and payment functions for a wide range of incoming and outgoing cash flows in Europe.