The 2019-20 Journeys to Treasury Report suggests that that strong regulatory pressure and rising consumer demand are laying the foundations for the standardisation of real-time payments, a reality that treasurers must play an active role in preparing for.
By participating in a pilot project across BNP Paribas' international network, FAAC has now created a global, fully automated and harmonised, end-to-end liquidity structure that will grow with the group as it continues to expand.
Li & Fung Limited partnered with HSBC to consolidate its bank accounts and redesign its existing liquidity structures to make better use of internal liquidity. The company's treasury now has real time control of its cash and has assumed a more strategic role within the organisation.
The European payments sector is continuing to make significant headway around real-time payments, however a fragmented ecosystem due to contrasting time zones and limited clearing hours is restricting progress for European corporates. Nevertheless, next-generation services such as SWIFTgpi are stepping in to relieve these administrative restraints and deliver cross-border payments with unprecedented speed and transparency.
Ingram Micro was looking to set up a global notional cash pool that would give treasury the flexibility to move funds between entities without intercompany loans. The answer came in the form of an innovative - and now award-winning - global overlay structure from Bank Mendes Gans.
After scooping the “Best Portal Technology Solution” accolade in TMI’s 2018 Awards for Innovation and Excellence, we discover how DBS Bank’s cutting-edge cash management simulation platform, DBS Treasury Prism, continues to push the boundaries on client-centric innovation.