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September 2010 4 Min Read

Standardised Bank Account Management in a Changing Environment

Standardised Bank Account Management in a Changing Environment by Stacy E. Cordier CTP, Assistant Treasurer, Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific (‘Thermo Fisher’) has developed its market-leading position through a strategy of organic growth...

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August 2010 6 Min Read

You Need to Have a Conversation with Your Bank

You Need to Have a Conversation with Your Bank by Dan Gill, CTP, Director of Corporate Systems, The Weiland Financial Group, Inc. Bank Account Management (BAM) and communicating with banks is a major challenge faced by every corporation with bank accounts....

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August 2010 6 Min Read

Managing Pension Risk: The Need for More Accurate Cash Flow Analysis

Managing Pension Risk: The Need for More Accurate Cash Flow Analysis by James Mushin, Director of Professional Services, PensionsFirst Analytics Defined benefit (DB) pension scheme sponsors are waking up to the need to be able to calculate their scheme’s...

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July 2010 3 Min Read

MMFs: The Funds that Deliver

MMFs: The Funds that Deliver by Robin Page, Chief Executive We are delighted to introduce TMI’s 2010 Guide to Money Market Funds, published in association with the Institutional Money Market Funds Association (IMMFA). Firstly, congratulations are in order, as...

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May 2010 5 Min Read

Breaking Down Barriers: More efficient de-risking of defined benefit pension schemes

Breaking Down Barriers: More efficient de-risking of defined benefit pension schemes by Matthew Bale, Vice-President, Client Solutions, PensionsFirst Analytics Amid the furore surrounding the negative effect that proposed changes to the international accounting...

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April 2010 9 Min Read

Applying Treasury Policies – Financing during the crisis

Applying Treasury Policies – Financing during the crisis Interview #2 with Peter van Rood, Group Treasurer, AkzoNobel In the first article of this series, Peter van Rood, Group Treasurer of AkzoNobel, introduced the treasury transformation project that he has...

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April 2010 7 Min Read

Internal Controls for the Treasury: The missing piece…

Internal Controls for the Treasury: The missing piece… by François Masquelier, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, RTL Group, and Honorary Chairman, EACT Many companies, because they are listed on the American stock exchange, have had to comply with...

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February 2010 3 Min Read

Leader: Death, Taxes and Black Swans

Death, Taxes and Black Swans by Jiro Okochi, CEO and Co-founder, Reval It is said that nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. Reinforcing this idea of unpredictability are ‘Black Swan Events’, popularised by epistemologist Nassim Nicholas...

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February 2010 11 Min Read

Will the Tiger See RMB Becoming King of the Jungle?

Will the Tiger See RMB Becoming King of the Jungle? Thoughts on RMB cross-border trade settlement by Helen Sanders, Editor Since July 2009, companies with locations across South East Asia have been able to settle cross-border trade transactions with eligible firms in...

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December 2009 8 Min Read

STP and the Corporate Treasury

STP and the Corporate Treasury by Patrick Coleman, Sales Director, IT2 Treasury Solutions Limited STP – straight-through processing – has in the past been seen as technology that could only be afforded by banks, by other large financial institutions, and by...

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November 2009 3 Min Read

Improving Returns from Cross-Border Cash Balances

Improving Returns from Cross-Border Cash Balances by Matthew Post, Treasury Operations Manager, Qualcomm Incorporated Based in the US, Qualcomm Incorporated is one of the world’s leading providers of wireless communication technology and services. With global...

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November 2009 2 Min Read

Standardisation and Organisation of Derivatives Markets: some necessary limits

Standardisation and Organisation of Derivatives Markets: some necessary limits by Olivier Bornecque,  Chairman, AFTE – The French Association of Corporate Treasurers Improving and better regulating the OTC derivatives market is the order of the day. The idea...

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