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November 2013 6 Min Read

Banking Partner Key to Managing Risks of Expansion into Africa

Banking Partner Key to Managing Risks of Expansion into Africa by Chris Paizis, Head of sales, Africa (ex- SA) and Head of Corporate Sales SA, Corporate and Investment Banking division, Absa, a member of Barclays Africa has emerged as a key new market for companies...

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November 2013 5 Min Read

Currency Risk Management in Africa

Currency Risk Management in Africa Understanding the challenges by Raveen Ramlakan, Head of Africa and Corridors Structuring and Matthew van der Horn, Derivative Structurer, in conjunction with RMB Global Markets’ Africa analysts, Nema Ramkhelawan-Bhana and...

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November 2013 9 Min Read

Challenges Facing the South African Derivatives Market

Challenges Facing the South African Derivatives Market by Bianca Ruddy and Simona Nicole Levet, Financial Risk Management Team, KPMG Advisory The unrelenting waves of regulatory reforms that have followed in the wake of the 2008-09 crises are creating tectonic shifts...

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November 2013 12 Min Read

Are Your Counterparties Putting Your Business at Risk?

Are Your Counterparties Putting Your Business at Risk? Using Big Data to Forecast Counterparty Risk by Lynn Brewer, Founder of The Integrity Institute Risk is inherent in any business. Business models require companies to accept, manage and mitigate risk to the...

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September 2013 7 Min Read

Innovation and Precision in Managing International Project Risks

Innovation and Precision in Managing International Project Risks by Bert van der Donk, Treasury & Risk Manager, NEM Energy B.V. As a global engineering firm operating in many of the world’s most dynamic but also some of the most volatile regions of the world,...

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June 2013 3 Min Read

Improving Trade Credit Visibility and Cost Control at Eurotoll

Eurotoll is the leading European provider of subscription contracts for heavy goods vehicles using the infrastructure network and existing electronic toll systems on most European toll road networks. The negative effects of the recession in Europe led Eurotoll to...

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May 2013 12 Min Read

Taming the Risk Dragon

Taming the Risk Dragon by Helen Sanders, Editor Treasurers globally have prioritised risk management over recent years, adopting a more rigorous approach to identifying, monitoring and managing exposures. In many cases, particularly since the global financial crisis,...

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May 2013 9 Min Read

OTC Derivative Market Regulation: Challenges for Corporates

OTC Derivative Market Regulation: Challenges for Corporates by Sven Walterscheidt, Senior Manager, Corporate Treasury Solutions, PwC (Germany) and Erwin Bastianen, Senior Consultant, Corporate Treasury Solutions, PwC (the Netherlands) When the credit crisis was...

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April 2013 13 Min Read

From Commodity to Strategy: A New Era for FX

From Commodity to Strategy: A New Era for FX by Helen Sanders, Editor Foreign exchange undertaken by corporations has often been dismissed as a commoditised product in recent years, with wafer-thin margins and a predominance of electronic trading, particularly for...

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April 2013 9 Min Read

Enhancing Performance through Business Continuity Planning

Enhancing Performance through Business Continuity Planning by Marianna Polykrati, Group Treasurer, Vivartia With the majority of its revenues derived from sales in the Greek market, and most of its 11,000-strong workforce based in Greece, the Eurozone crisis and...

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February 2013 9 Min Read

The Cost of Security Today

The Cost of Security Today by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman of the European Association of Corporate Treasurers Over the last five years, European treasurers have learned to manage counterparty...

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February 2013 4 Min Read

Developing and Implementing Strategy for Managing Risks in the Supply Chain

Developing and Implementing Strategy for Managing Risks in the Supply Chain An interview with John Brown, Director, Risk Management, Supply Chain & Technical at Coca-Cola The past three years have seen a number of man-made and natural disasters bring risk...