April 2019 9 Min Read

Preparing Treasury for the Future: Picking the Right Bank Relationships

While my office door is always open to banks wanting to have a conversation about how they can support YFAI’s treasury operations, I believe bank relationships are changing. Yes, treasurers are searching for great products at reasonable prices, but they are also...


January 2019 2 Min Read

Great Expectations – future proofing treasury: Foreword

In a world that’s in flux, treasurers are under pressure. They and the companies they work for face change from many directions – whether it be economic, technological or demographic. Not only is the world facing a shift of economic power from West to East, with a...


September 2018 5 Min Read

Innovation, Co-operation and Client-Focus – Developing a Winning Tech Solution

Digitalisation is thrusting all areas of the transaction banking industry into uncharted territory and to make the most of the arising opportunities, banks must strike a delicate balance between competition and collaboration.  As businesses adapt to..


August 2017 7 Min Read

Islamic Finance Attracts Both Islamic Law and Conventional Investors

Islamic Finance Attracts Both Islamic Law and Conventional Investors  By Nana Phiri and Ebrahim Moolla, Rand Merchant Bank    The Islamic finance sector is the largest component of the halal economy. The halal economy comprises industries that conduct...


October 2016 4 Min Read

Etihad Airways – Structured Financing Transactions with ADCB

Etihad Airways – Structured Financing Transactions with ADCB   by Adam Boukadida, Deputy Treasurer, Etihad Airways Etihad Airways has a proud tradition of innovation and excellence, which extends across its business. Treasury is no exception, as illustrated...


September 2016 6 Min Read

Writing the Next Chapter of the SWIFT Story

As banks and corporations complete their final preparations for this year’s Sibos event in Geneva, Helen Sanders, Editor talks to Tom Durkin, who manages digital channels on behalf of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, about some of the issues in which both SWIFT and...


April 2016 12 Min Read

Taking a Long-term View

Taking a Long-term View by Jan-Martin Nufer, Director of Treasury & Funding, Borealis We established our new funding and banking strategy in Borealis 2007, with the aim of creating a diverse and robust finance portfolio. This was the start of a journey on which we...


February 2015 6 Min Read

My Life in Finance: V S Parthasarathy, Mahindra Group

My Life in Finance An Interview with V S Parthasarathy, Chief Financial Officer, Group CIO & EVP-Group M&A, Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra Group How did you first get into finance, and what attracted you to the profession? My interest in finance...


February 2015 8 Min Read

A Pragmatic Approach to Post-Crisis Financing

A Pragmatic Approach to Post-Crisis Financing by Luis Montesinos, Director, Treasury & Tax, Campofrio Food Group Like many companies, Campofrio Food Group had to reinvent its treasury activities as a result of the global financial crisis. When the crisis struck,...


October 2014 8 Min Read

The Evolving Role of the Corporate Treasurer

The global financial crisis had a significant impact on the corporate treasurer in terms of responsibilities and expectations. Before the crises the primary focus of the treasurer was to manage volatility and risk with regards to cash and liquidity, foreign exchange...


October 2014 6 Min Read

Financial Planning and Analysis: Challenges and Opportunities in an Unpredictable Environment

Financial Planning and Analysis: Challenges and Opportunities in an Unpredictable Environment by Jim Kaitz, CEO, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) In this article, Jim Kaitz, CEO of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), comments on the Tesco...


April 2014 9 Min Read

What Will Go into Future Corporate Reports?

What Will Go into Future Corporate Reports? by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman of the European Association of Corporate Treasurers Everybody agrees that the current ‘corporate reporting’...

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