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September 2011 5 Min Read

The Impact of Basel III on Banks’ Capital and the Corporate Treasurer

The Impact of Basel III on Banks’ Capital and the Corporate Treasurer by Zaid Moola, Director and Head, Corporate Structured Sales, Global Markets, Jan Brits, Director, Capital Management and Alex Davidson, Director, Corporate Structured Sales, Global Markets,...

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September 2011 9 Min Read

Hedge Accounting – the Dark Science

Hedge Accounting – the Dark Science by Darrel Scott, IASB Member On the face of it, it seems odd that a practice utilised by so few companies other than financial institutions, and usually for something as mundane as risk management, should enjoy the attention...

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September 2011 6 Min Read

Give it or Steal it Back…

Give it or Steal it Back… by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman, EACT The European Union (EU) has a plan for adopting stricter capital requirements and better corporate governance for banks and...

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August 2011 5 Min Read

OTC Derivatives: a Victory or a Battle Lost?

OTC Derivatives: a Victory or a Battle Lost? by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman, EACT Even if corporate treasurers obtain the exemption of OTC derivative reform from the EMIR (European Market...

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May 2011 3 Min Read

E-trading at Philip Morris’ Treasury

E-trading at Philip Morris’ Treasury by John Jacob, Director Treasury, Philip Morris Finance S.A.  Could you describe the FX risks you run as a business?  The largest foreign exchange transactional volumes arise from hedging the in-house...

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April 2011 5 Min Read

Be Ready! Internal Controls in Treasury Departments

Be Ready! Internal Controls in Treasury Departments by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman, EACT This article deals with the importance of improving internal controls in the treasury departments of...

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March 2011 7 Min Read

The Third Act of IFRS 9: Revolution or Simple Reform of Hedge Accounting

by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman, ATEL This article describes the main key proposals made by the IASB in London for financial instruments hedge accounting. Is this third and last act of IAS 39...

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February 2011 6 Min Read

Ten Years of IAS 39: What Next?

Ten Years of IAS 39: What Next? by François Masquelier, Chairman of ATEL The ten years of IAS 39 have changed our lives as treasury managers. We have been involved with and using ‘hedge accounting’ for so many years that we have almost forgotten...

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February 2011 5 Min Read

FX Industry at Regulatory Crossroads

FX Industry at Regulatory Crossroads by James Kemp, Managing Director, Global FX Division at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) The Foreign Exchange (FX) event hosted in Brussels on 12 January 2011 by the Association for Financial Markets in...

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January 2011 3 Min Read

Achieving Treasury Vision 2010 at Bucher Industries

Achieving Treasury Vision 2010 at Bucher Industries by Mauro d’Ambros,Treasurer, Bucher Industries Before implementing a new treasury management system (TMS) Bucher had a combination of automated and manual processes for conducting treasury-related...

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January 2011 2 Min Read

TMI Awards 2010: PwC

PwC PwC is one of the world’s leading professional services firms. Our Corporate Treasury Solutions team is composed of more than 500 dedicated consultants worldwide. This is the 10th consecutive occasion on which PwC has won this particular award. ...

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January 2011 1 Min Read

TMI Awards 2010: Deloitte

Deloitte Stephen Weston and Ben Moseley, Deloitte tax partners, are delighted to receive the Best Tax Adviser award from TMI magazine, on behalf of the tax treasury team.  Stephen Weston commented: “We’re really pleased to receive this award,...

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