October 2011 4 Min Read

The Credit Spectrum

The Credit Spectrum by Dave Williams, Managing Director, S&P Capital IQ Looking at credit risk through a variety of measures provides a more holistic view of credit worthiness than is common in traditional cash management and corporate treasurer practice. Taken...


June 2011 9 Min Read

A Statistical Approach to Receivables Risk

A Statistical Approach to Receivables Risk by Helen Sanders, Editor The evolution in the role of treasury is a perennial feature in industry conference programmes and seminars. For a number of years now, we have seen a gradual expansion of treasurers’ responsibility...


June 2011 7 Min Read

Making the Decision to Hedge

FX hedging is a fundamental element of every treasurer’s role, with the potential for large swings in financial results if hedging is absent or insufficient. Defining the right hedging policy for the business is essential, taking into account stakeholders’ risk...


May 2011 2 Min Read

The SLG Portfolio-Risk-Index – or Why Correlation is Useful in Visualising Risk Management

The SLG Portfolio-Risk-Index – Or Why Correlation is Useful in Visualising Risk Management by Georg Ehrhart, Partner, Market Risk Management & Research, Schwabe, Ley & Greiner We all know that correlation is a statistical method to express the...


May 2011 18 Min Read

Der Rohstoffsicherungsprozess als Treasury-Herausforderung: Möglichkeiten der systembasierten Unterstützung

Autoren: Christopher Lapp und Tobias Pfuderer Das Management von Rohstoffrisiken hat innerhalb der Aufgaben des Corporate Treasury in den letzten Jahren erheblich an Bedeutung gewonnen bzw. ist bei vielen Unternehmen als neue Treasury-Herausforderung – zusätzlich zu...


May 2011 6 Min Read

Managing Risk, Leveraging Opportunities

Managing Risk, Leveraging Opportunities An interview with Kathleen Hughes, Head of Global Liquidity Management Sales, and Jason Granet, Head of International Cash Portfolio Management for Global Liquidity Management, EMEA, Goldman Sachs Asset Management We have seen the...


April 2011 9 Min Read

What’s at Risk? The Use of Sensitivity Analysis to Measure Your Portfolio’s Risk

‘Risk’ – a four letter word that has gained increased prominence since the financial crisis hit. More appropriately the lack of risk management is being blamed for helping to deepen the financial crisis. Companies are now focusing on the various types of risk...


January 2011 2 Min Read

TMI Awards 2010: UniCredit & RZB

UniCredit We at UniCredit are very proud of this award which underlines our strength in supply chain finance. Thanks to our largest international banking network in Central and Eastern Europe and our profound knowledge of CEE’s market and client base, our updated IT...


January 2011 3 Min Read

TMI Awards 2010: RBS

RBS Putting risk management first – Why RBS remains the bank of choice In the current economic climate, risk management remains a key strategic focus for RBS, and an important concern for our clients. We support best practice in risk management to ensure that any...


January 2011 2 Min Read

TMI Awards 2010: Wall Street Systems & SunGard

Wall Street Systems Treasury is becoming increasingly strategic and global, and in 2010 we saw risk management high on the agenda of corporate boardrooms. Wall Street Systems prides itself in an ongoing investment into safeguarding our clients in today’s constantly...


January 2011 2 Min Read

TMI Awards 2010: 360T & MyTreasury

360T Companies increasingly view 360T as a leading global provider of progressive web-based trading technology for OTC financial instruments, enabling the buy side to trade multiple asset classes simultaneously with multiple liquidity providers in...


November 2010 5 Min Read

Dealing with Longevity Risk

Dealing with Longevity Risk Despite treasurers and finance directors becoming more and more concerned about the impact that increasing life expectancy may have on the financial viability of their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme, few to date have transacted on a...

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