Podcast

January 2021 22:29

Journeys to Treasury: What’s New for 2021?

In this special edition of TreasuryCast, Jan Dirk van Beusekom, BNP Paribas, and François Masquelier, SimplyTREASURY, join Eleanor Hill to contemplate findings from the first chapter of the 2020 – 2021 Journeys to Treasury report, entitled ‘Looking back,...

Article

November 2020 8 Min Read

Building Resilience: Treasury’s Role in Overcoming Cyber Risk and Fraud

Remote working, and greater reliance on technology, is leading to a rapid increase in cyber-attacks and fraud attempts. Royston Da Costa, Assistant Group Treasurer, Ferguson, and Michael Juen, Chief Customer Officer, BELLIN, a Coupa company, explain how treasurers can...

Podcast

June 2020

Democratising Cybercrime Solutions – In Conversation with Global Cyber Alliance

Eleanor Hill, TMI, speaks to Andy Bates, Executive Director, Global Cyber Alliance, about how instances of cybercrime have reached a wider and more vulnerable audience during the Covid-19 pandemic. To mitigate this, Global Cyber Alliance have launched a campaign to protect SMEs from cyberattacks while their employees work remotely.

Article

June 2020 2 Min Read

Treasury From Home: Reducing Cybercrime and Fraud Risk

The Covid-19 pandemic has already provided rich pickings for fraudsters and cybercriminals who are becoming increasingly active and unscrupulous. The company is the first line of defence against fraud and it is vital to educate employees about what to look out for and...

Article

March 2020 8 Min Read

When Black Swans Turn Green

The coronavirus (Covid-19) is the latest black swan to blight the financial markets. But it’s not only black swans that treasurers need to recognise the importance of – grey and green swans are equally deserving of attention. In his 2007 book The Black Swan: The...

Article

January 2020 15 Min Read

Here Come the Winners… 2019 Awards for Innovation & Excellence

Digital disruption was one of the key drivers of treasury innovation in 2019.  As this year’s Award winners demonstrate, banks, technology vendors and fintechs have leveraged digital innovation to move the corporate treasury profession forward – delivering...

Article

January 2020 4 Min Read

Know Your Vendor: Fighting Fraud the Smart Way

Detecting and preventing fraud is a growing concern for treasurers, especially as operations become increasingly digital and payments are being made in real time. BELLIN has launched a new Vendor Verification tool to help treasurers to stay one step ahead of the...

Article

January 2020 6 Min Read

China’s Onshore Bond Market: Managing Credit Risk

China is now home to the world’s second largest bond market – an interesting potential source of yield and diversification for both global and local investors. With growing opportunities in Chinese fixed income markets, however, comes greater risk. Proper due...

Article

September 2019 6 Min Read

Corporate FX Hedging in Evolving African Markets

Unprecedented economic shifts in global markets have created uncertainty across the board, fuelling currency volatility particularly in emerging market economies. As a result African currencies tend to take the brunt the most, when compared to that of developed...

Article

September 2019 7 Min Read

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again…

“Out of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most …” Mark Twain Think back carefully about your career – for those of us who have been around for long enough, what has really changed in the last twenty/thirty years? Personally, I find the flow of...

Article

August 2019 8 Min Read

Fighting Cybercrime in the UAE: Building a Treasury Game Plan

Do you know who to call if your ERP is hacked? How will you make payments if treasury systems are disabled? Is cyber insurance the best form of risk mitigation? These questions and more were answered during a recent roundtable discussion hosted by Abu Dhabi Commercial...

Article

August 2019 4 Min Read

Turning Treasury Risks into Opportunities

Emerging factors that at first sight look like fresh sources of risk may provide treasurers with scope to strengthen their relationships with suppliers. FX… counterparties… interest rates… fraud. All are longstanding, traditional risk areas for corporate...

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