Article

May 2023 8 Min Read

Let’s Get Digital!

Treasurers and finance transformation teams must be ready for a significant transition in how they make and receive payments.

Article

April 2023 6 Min Read

The SWIFT MT-MX Migration: Just the Emperor’s New Clothes?

Mark Sutton (Zanders) examines the move from FIN-based (MT) SWIFT messages to ISO 20022 XML (MX) messages.

Article

April 2023 2 Min Read

Life Post-LIBOR: What Treasurers Need to Know

For treasurers the transition away from USD LIBOR, and its discontinuation poses significant challenges.

Article

February 2023 11 Min Read

Need-to-Know: Regulatory Impacts on Asia Payments

Standard Chartered Bank provide a detailed payments regulation overview for markets in Asia and highlight where treasurers must pay attention.

Article

February 2023 10 Min Read

Confusion, Misunderstanding, Apathy: the Pain Points of the XML v9 New Structured Address Block

An eye-opening update on the likely outcome if a pragmatic approach is not adopted with financial XML messaging. 

Podcast

November 2022 37:16

Transitioning a Corporate from LIBOR to CME Term SOFR

Gavin Lee, Marco Bianchi (CME Group) and Jeff Diorio (PMC Treasury) discuss the opportunities CME Term SOFR creates for corporate treasurers.

Article

September 2022 8 Min Read

Regulatory Change and Unintended Consequences

The MMF industries in the US and Europe are highly regulated, particularly following the global financial crisis of 2008. The funds have required liquidity levels, and investors can face additional costs and fees if their movement of cash out of a fund has a...

Article

August 2022 5 Min Read

Keeping all the Plates Spinning

15 Critical Regulatory Changes for European Treasurers Much like the sound of thunder follows a fork of lightning, financial regulation tends to follow a crisis. With European treasurers still adjusting to the post-Covid reality coupled with war in Ukraine, the...

Article

July 2022 12 Min Read

Do No Significant Harm

Navigating Sustainability Standards and Regs Sustainability in treasury can be tackled in a number of ways – and standards are slowly emerging to steer participants in the right direction. Do these help or just create more work, and is the pace of development too...

Article

June 2022 12 Min Read

Inflation, Rate Hikes and Regulatory Scrutiny Shake Up Short-Term Investments

The cash investment landscape is being disrupted by higher sustained inflation, rising interest rates, and new regulatory proposals for MMFs.

The Urgent Case for a European Rating Agency Article

June 2022 6 Min Read

The Urgent Case for a European Rating Agency

Guillaume Jolivet, Scope Group, argues that European corporates and governments should no longer be shoehorned into the one-size-fits-all US model.

Article

May 2022 9 Min Read

Be Prepared! 

MMF Reform Proposals Threaten LVNAV Viability for European Treasurers While treasurers might not feel the impact of MMF reforms in Europe for years, the proposed changes currently being debated at European Commission level endanger the utility of one of the most...

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