BNP Paribas ( has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States.


BNP Paribas has launched Benetracker, a co-creative solution that leverages SWIFT gpi, with the help of its clients in Europe and Asia-Pacific in order to accurately track international payments.

Treasury Essentials

Treasury Essentials: Big Data in 60 seconds

Big Data indicates data sets so large that traditional software can’t capture, organise and process them within a reasonable length of time. Big Data management requires that treasurers consider four chief areas; infrastructure, storage, processing and management, and analytics.

Treasury Essentials: SWIFT’s KYC Registry in 60 seconds

SWIFT founded its KYC Registry in 2014 to facilitate the exchange of documentation to support the time-consuming identification and verification processes, resulting in 5,500 banks in over 200 territories integrating the Registry as their main source of correspondent banking KYC information.

Treasury Essentials: SWIFT gpi in 60 seconds

Introduced in 2017, SWIFT gpi provides the new standard of global payments. Through consultation with the banking community, SWIFT gpi delivers four coveted principles, fast payments; end-to-end tracking of each payment in real time; fee and FX transparency; and unaltered remittance information on payments provided by the client.

Treasury Essentials: AI in 60 seconds

AI has become an established tool for companies aiming to drive growth and profitability. Its impact on treasury is not always immediately evident, however as the technology becomes smarter, it had the potential to redraw the map of how the financial sector works, including the treasury function.

Treasury Essentials: RPA in 60 seconds

Core treasury responsibilities that involve large numbers of repetitive actions are all processes that can be carried out by Robotic process automation (RPA) technology. RPA can eliminate these tedious yet necessary processes required on a daily basis, thus enabling highly skilled professionals to concentrate on adding value.

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Treasury Strategy & Transformation
The Art of Co-creating and Co-ideating

Highlights from BNP Paribas’ European Treasury Board The key to success in the delivery of both strategic and operational treasury systems is having access to the open and honest views of stakeholders. BNP Paribas’ regular Treasury Board meetings with clients and subject matter experts takes…

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
A Welcome Update to Digital Onboarding and Account Opening

Hampered by manual bank account processes, rapidly expanding renewable energy firm Scatec knew a digital onboarding solution would ease its pain points. Here, Lilyana Vinokurova, Treasury Manager, Scatec, and BNP Paribas’ Kristin Qvale, Head of Cash Management Norway, and Stephanie Niemi, Head…

Treasury Technology
Making the Numbers Add Up

Frustrated by heavy reliance on manual work across a range of treasury and payments processes, the treasury team at Vectrus partnered with BNP Paribas and Kyriba to harness the power of automation to drive accuracy. Vectrus provides global solutions for IT, network communications, and facility…

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Treasury ’22: Getting Ready to Reboot for ’23 and Beyond

Six key themes that will keep treasury fully engaged throughout the second half of 2022 and beyond.

Diversity and Teamwork

Building Treasury Relationships The merger in 2016 that formed leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company WTW cultivated an environment of constant change for the firm’s treasury. In a recent TMI podcast, Frances Cavanagh, Director, Treasury Operations, and Rivka Attal, Senior…

Cash & Liquidity Management
Kingfisher France Targets Big Baskets with BNP Paribas’ Unique A2A Payments Solution

When Europe-wide retailer Kingfisher Group wanted to find a way for higher-spending customers of its Castorama and Brico Dépôt retail home-improvement outlets in France to pay for their goods, BNP Paribas responded with a unique instant…

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Corporate Innovators

The Best and the Brightest of 2021 2021 was arguably one of the most innovative years on record in the world of corporate treasury, based on the standard of entries to the TMI Corporate Recognition Awards. Here, we present a brief overview of the winning projects – which cannot possibly do…

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
New Heights for Bank and Technology Innovation

Showcasing the 2021 Award Winners The nominations for TMI’s 2021 Awards for Innovation and Excellence were not only more numerous than ever, but also pushed the boundaries of corporate treasury development further than ever before. All of the bank, technology vendor and fintech winners have…

Celebrating ESG and D&I Leaders

Meet the Treasury4Good Champions TMI’s Treasury4Good Awards, which have rapidly become a benchmark for sustainable innovation in the industry, celebrate the best ESG and D&I initiatives among corporates, banks, and technology vendors. Read on to discover how cutting-edge companies are…

Flying the Flag for Next Generation Sustainable Treasury

BNP Paribas scales new heights, winning seven TMI Awards in tandem with its clients As corporate branding goes, BNP Paribas’ trademark green could not be more appropriate – the bank is leading the pack in terms of its sustainability commitments and solutions, and is TMI’s 2021 Global Bank…

Cash & Liquidity Management
Account-to-Account Payments Place Treasurers at the Heart of the Digital Payments Revolution

With non-cash payments on the rise, a jump in e-commerce business models, and real-time payment clearance systems increasingly prevalent, innovation is thriving in the retail payments space. A recent TMI webinar explored account-to-account…

Risk Management
United We Stand: Tackling Cybercrime Together

Cybercrime and fraud are on the rise and new attack vectors are emerging with alarming frequency. Nicolas Trimbour, Head of Fraud Prevention and Chief Data Officer for Cash Management, BNP Paribas, and Laurent Sarrat, CEO at payments security fintech Sis ID, explore the latest tools and best…

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Brighter Skies Ahead: Treasury Best Practice in a Post-Covid Environment

Treasury best practices have been both forged and accelerated during the pandemic. A recent TMI webinar explored the key themes of the latest Journeys to Treasury report, reflecting on the changing nature of treasury, the digitisation of the…


Journeys to Treasury

Earlier this year, BNP Paribas, SAP, PwC and the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) decided to jointly work towards a thought initiative whose aim is to help finance professionals resolve some of the intricate puzzles that constitute the treasury of today and tomorrow. The result of this unprecedented collaboration is a multi-faceted report called ‘Journeys To Treasury’. It goes to the heart of some of the most important topics confronting treasurers and finance professionals today and tomorrow.

BNP Paribas Currency Guide

In line with its long-term commitment to cash, BNP Paribas has released an operational Currency Guide to support corporates faced with the challenge of making international payments. Also available online, the Currency Guide unveils the whys, whats and hows of making payments in over 130 currencies.

BNP Paribas Atlas

Discover in-depth information on Cash Management and Trade Finance across 60 countries worldwide.

Treasury on Demand: Are you Ready?

A need to react quickly to new business requirements is driving a new age in treasury, characterised by on-demand concepts. In our latest podcast covering the Journeys to Treasury report, Steven Lenaerts, BNP Paribas, and Christian Mnich, SAP, explore the drivers behind the adoption of…

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A New Era for Treasury Centralisation

The second instalment of the Journeys to Treasury podcast series sees Wim Grosemans, BNP Paribas Cash Management, and Didier Vandenhaute, PwC, consider why centralisation has become such a persistent theme for treasurers in a Covid-19 world. In this episode, our speakers consider the benefits…

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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, thinking ahead’. Our guests…

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