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From Hedge Accounting to Strategic Hedging

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October 2012 7 Min Read

Will the Cavalry Arrive in Time?

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September 2012 3 Min Read

The TMI Tax Doctor: Cash Pooling

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August 2012 3 Min Read

IFRS 9, the Long-Awaited Accounting Standard

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June 2012 1 Min Read

ACT认证助您从容应对资金管理

ACT认证助您从容应对资金管理...

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June 2012 11 Min Read

Reform of Credit Rating Agency Regulation in Europe: An End-investor Perspective

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April 2012 3 Min Read

TMI Tax Doctor: Debt Restructuring

The TMI Tax Doctor: Debt Restructuring Welcome to the TMI Tax Doctor, which is designed to look at some of the tax issues associated with treasury globally. In this first column I answer a UK tax-related question around debt restructurings. I also address a second...

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April 2012 7 Min Read

Whether or Not to Collaterlise the Hedging Process: That is the Question

Whether or Not to Collateralise the Hedging Process: That is the Question by François Masquelier, Chairman, Luxembourg Corporate Treasury Association (ATEL) Whether we like it or not, in future the hedging of financial risks may never be the same again. As we...

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March 2012 5 Min Read

Exposure Draft Hedge Accounting: Challenges or Opportunities?

Exposure Draft Hedge Accounting: Challenges or Opportunities? by Yin Toa Lee, Partner and Financial Services Leader, Ernst & Young, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Asia Pacific Introduction The International Accounting Standard Board (the Board) completed...

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November 2011 3 Min Read

UBS, or the Comedy of Repetition

UBS, or the Comedy of Repetition Philippe Messager, Chairman, AFTE – The French Association of Corporate Treasurers In the space of a few hours, Kweku Adoboli became as famous as Nick Leeson, Bernard Madoff and Jérôme Kerviel. Without breaking Mr....

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October 2011 3 Min Read

The Importance of Standardisation to Today’s Treasurer

The Importance of Standardisation to Today’s Treasurer by Carlos Gutierrez Salan, Global Head of Cash Management, Santander Global Banking & Markets Under the current economic climate, corporate treasurers are seeking to improve efficiencies and gain...

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September 2011 8 Min Read

Don’t Knock Derivatives

Don’t Knock Derivatives Absa Capital The global financial crisis has put derivatives firmly in the sights of regulators and media commentators, but for those who are charged with managing corporate treasury operations, it is important to cut through the hype and...

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