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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. 

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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...

Article

March 2022 6 Min Read

Update on The Pain Points of the New Structured Address Block (Part 2)

Last April [1], Mark Sutton, Senior Manager, Corporate Treasury Advisor, Zanders, questioned the proposed industry logic that would require corporates globally to provide a full structured address as part of the adoption of the new XML Version 9 payments message. The...

Article

October 2021 4 Min Read

ISO 20022 Migration for Corporates: Start Planning Now

The impending migration of crucial clearing systems, national banks, and SWIFT to ISO 20022 seems to be a decisive step towards a true global standard for payment transactions. And it’s only a matter of time before corporate participation will be required....

Article

October 2021 9 Min Read

MMF Reforms Risk Missing the Point

Money market funds are once again in the cross hairs of regulators in the US and Europe following a brief liquidity crunch in March 2020. Sebastian Ramos, Executive Vice President, Global Trading and Products, ICD, discusses the risks that over-zealous reforms could...

Article

September 2021 10 Min Read

Tackling the Complexities of IBOR Transition

Time is running out for treasurers to complete their interbank offered rate transition projects with the deadline of December 31 2021 rapidly approaching. A recent TMI webinar with Salmon Software brought together three experts to discuss the complexities ahead,...

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