In light of the regulatory and technology changes that have emerged in recent years, the Editor discusses whether treasurers really need cash pooling any more, particularly in regions such as Europe. Read More ...
If you had asked treasurers 20 years ago how they saw treasury evolving, you would have been told that it was going global. Yet cash management has remained fairly regional due to several key differences between Europe and North America.
Treasurers need to look at their supply chains with an open mind, clearly defining their objectives and assessing their circumstances so that the relative importance of goals such as working capital optimisation or automation to drive efficiency can be determined.
In 2007, leading chemicals group Borealis made the strategic decision to insource its treasury transaction execution and processing from a bank’s agency treasury. We find out what happened next.
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.
Non-bank financial institutions and public sector entities, while different, are both significant market segments seeking greater efficiency in their global treasury activities.
The focus on risk management has continued to gain momentum in the last couple of years and, for today’s treasurer, risk management now influences every decision, interaction and bank conversation.
Petrol d.d.'s financial director discusses the company's successful SEPA migration, but also emphasises how treasury has leveraged the opportunity that SEPA migration presents to improve process efficiency and enhance customer service.
Since the adaptation of the Payment Service Directive (PSD) in 2007, significant progress and integration of payments in the EU has been achieved.
AFP's CEO comments on the Tesco inquiry and outlines the importance of reliable forecasting practices and the integration of corporations’ risk management practices with their financial planning and analysis departments.