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April 2008 7 Min Read

SEPA 2008: Home Run or Own Goal?

January 28 2008 marked one of the most important dates in the history of the European Union. No, not your wife/husband’s birthday, your anniversary, or the day you were meant to take the dog to the vet – although of course, it could be these things too. Did you...

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April 2008 6 Min Read

Delivering Value Through an Offshore Shared Services Group

Delivering Value Through an Offshore Shared Services Group by James Axelby, Manager of Cash & Working Capital Management, Cable & Wireless The success of the SSG and its ability to satisfy the SLA was as much about the people as our systems and processes. Cable...

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April 2008 3 Min Read

Introducion & Overview

The Ever-Changing World of Cash Management by Robin Page, Chief Executive, Treasury Management International Our Guide to Cash Management for 2008 deals with some of the most pressing topics that treasurers are currently having to deal with, and reveals a great deal of just...

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March 2008 3 Min Read

A Time to Get Back to Basics

A Time to Get Back to Basics by Sarah Jones, Managing Director, JPMorgan Liquidity and Investment Products If there’s a silver lining to the current liquidity squeeze, it’s that today’s market turmoil gives companies an opportunity to get back to basics...

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March 2008 14 Min Read

Treasury Technology in 2008

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway: Treasury Technology in 2008 by Helen Sanders, Editor “We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology” – so said astronomer Carl Sagan....

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March 2008 6 Min Read

Implementing a Business Support Centre at AVIS Group

Implementing a Business Support Centre at AVIS Group by Mark Kightley, Shared Services Director, AVIS Group AVIS Group started its move towards shared services when it opened its call centres in 2000, one each in Manchester and Barcelona, with customers based in the UK and...

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February 2008 3 Min Read

Cash Management in the Credit Crunch

Cash Management in the Credit Crunch by Wayne Bowers, Chief Investment Officer – International at Northern Trust Global Investments Risk and return … how things have changed, or more importantly how things are changing … with the well-understood events...

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February 2008 12 Min Read

Corporate Treasurers’ Roundtable – Using Finance & Accounting Shared Service Centers to Deliver Enterprise-Wide Value

Corporate Treasurers’ Roundtable Using Finance & Accounting Shared Service Centers to Deliver Enterprise-Wide Value Introduction Martin Boyd. SunGard. Shared service centers (SSCs) have become a familiar concept to many multinational companies. Originally their...

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February 2008 6 Min Read

The Never-ending Quest for Payments Security

The Never-ending Quest for Payments Security by Vince Bahl, Vice President of Payments, Bottomline Technologies With the globalization of business, the complexity of payment-related processes has increased exponentially. Yet, despite growing awareness and more sophisticated...

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January 2008 4 Min Read

Cash Management in Central & Eastern Europe

Cash Management in Central & Eastern Europe by Günther Gall, Head of Transaction Services, RZB With consistent year-on-year growth this century exceeding that of many western economies, Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) has become a vital region for many...

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January 2008 3 Min Read

Listening to Corporate Treasurers

Listening to Corporate Treasurers by Marilyn Spearing, Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank and SWIFT Board Director and Chair of Corporate Access Group What are the major themes that are of importance to...

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January 2008 9 Min Read

Coins behind the Cushions: Seeking Liquidity within the Enterprise

Coins behind the Cushions: Seeking Liquidity within the Enterprise Helen Sanders, Editor I’m sure most of us are absolutely sick of the terms ‘credit crunch’ or ‘credit crisis’, since they preface virtually ever financial article, so I will do...

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