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Inside TMI Issue 280


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April 2021 9 Min Read

A Treasurer’s Guide to Data Analytics

As a resource, data has been described as ‘the new oil’. But as with oil, something has to happen to it to make it useful. For treasurers, data analytics is a discipline that can no longer be left to the IT team. We explore the reasons why. The numbers related...

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March 2021 9 Min Read

Come Together

Co-creation as a Source of Practical Innovation Treasurers are rightly wary of hype around innovation and new technologies, particularly ‘solutions looking for problems’. Co-creation between corporates and banks can help to avoid this pitfall by enabling...

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March 2021 6 Min Read

Smart Treasury

6 Steps to Building a Cutting-Edge Treasury Today As corporates implement innovative digitisation plans, what impact will these changes have on the role of the treasurer? In a recent podcast, Sunday Domingo, Head of Digital Product Management, Digital Channels...

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March 2021 4 Min Read

Always a Step Ahead

François Masquelier’s Treasury Vision CORPORATE RECOGNITION AWARDS Treasury Commentator of the Year François Masquelier, CEO, SimplyTREASURY, surpassed himself in 2020, with a newly launched treasury consultancy firm and thought leadership...

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March 2021 16 Min Read

Pandemic Powerhouses

TMI Corporate Recognition Award Winners 2020 In one of the toughest years for treasury in the past decade, treasury teams stepped up their innovation projects and rolled out digital best practices at speed. Here, we celebrate their successes. What a...

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March 2021 13 Min Read

Introducing the Winners

Banks and Vendors Take Treasury to New Heights Bank Awards Where better to start this celebration of innovation and excellence than with the Global Bank of the Year for Cash And Liquidity Management – HSBC. Throughout 2020, the bank added to its...

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March 2021 4 Min Read

Making a Difference

Standard Chartered Continues Groundbreaking Work in Asia BEST BANK FOR CASH & LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT Asia Pacific BEST BANK FOR TRADE & FSCM Asia Pacific As a leading player in Asia, great things are expected of Standard Chartered, yet it...

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March 2021 5 Min Read

Winning Ways

BNP Paribas Pushes New Treasury Boundaries BEST BANK FOR CASH & LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT Europe BEST BANK FOR TRADE & FSCM Global Bank of the Year TREASURY4GOOD AWARDS Global Bank of the Year for Sustainable Finance With multiple awards...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

From Cash Pools to Clean Energy

Triple-Layered Cash Pool Providing China Three Gorges with Overseas Funds Control CORPORATE RECOGNITION AWARDS Best Cash Pooling Solution - Highly Commended  When it comes to demonstrating best practice in global cash management, state-owned...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

Turning the Supply Chain Tables

Dynamic Customer Finance CORPORATE RECOGNITION AWARDS Best Supply Chain Solution Everyone loves a bit of creative collaboration – especially when it helps support supply chains throughout a global pandemic. This is the story behind Borealis’...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

Fast and Furious

Coupa Fulfilling Wish List for Cross-Border Payments TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION AWARDS Solution Innovation Fast, traceable, transparent and TMS-integrated cross-border payments on a worldwide basis are a wish-list item for many corporate treasury...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

Giving Treasury Extra Firepower

Galls Turns Up the Heat with Bottomline TreasuryXpress CORPORATE RECOGNITION AWARDS Best TMS Implementation With billion-dollar growth plans on the table, Kendall Weissmueller, Corporate Controller, Galls, knew that the company’s treasury technology...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

KYC Pain Relief

For Australia-headquartered residential and commercial property credit provider Pepper Group, know your customer (KYC) management had always been a pain point.

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March 2021 3 Min Read

Taking the API Path

Integrated Treasury Workflows CORPORATE RECOGNITION AWARDS Treasury Technology Trailblazer - Highly Commended A monolithic treasury management system (TMS) was not what Scott Taylor, Treasurer, Bandwidth, was looking for. Instead, he wanted a...

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March 2021 4 Min Read

All Together Now

Fides Changing Bank Connectivity for Good TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION AWARDS Bank Connectivity “Fides offers a level of enrichment that other multibank providers just cannot deliver. We can send them one format and they can configure that format in a...

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March 2021 5 Min Read

Core Strengths

Deutsche Bank Wins in Supply Chain Finance, Data Innovation and ESG BEST BANK FOR TRADE & FSCM Europe TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION AWARDS Best Data Management Innovation Solution TREASURY4GOOD AWARDS Global Bank of the Year for...

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March 2021 5 Min Read

Strength and Support

HSBC Shows its True Colours BEST BANK FOR CASH & LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT Global Bank of the Year BEST BANK FOR CASH & LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT North America BEST BANK FOR TRADE & FSCM China BEST BANK FOR TRADE & FSCM North...

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March 2021 4 Min Read

Embracing Dynamic Supplier Finance to Support Corporate Supply Chains

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of offering financial support to corporate supply chains, but the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum has also noted how the availability and the cost of traditional payable finance programmes are still a challenge for...

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March 2021 8 Min Read

Celebrating a Sustainable Future

Treasury4Good Awards 2020 Despite the global pandemic, sustainability and diversity and inclusion (D&I) have remained key areas of engagement for corporate treasurers and their relationship banks. Here, we celebrate those organisations putting...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

People in Focus

Ari-Pekka Latti, Group Treasurer, Metsä Group and Co-ordinator, Finnish Association of Corporate Treasurers Ari-Pekka Latti is the Group Treasurer of the Metsä Group, a Finnish forest industry group with a presence in international markets  whose business...

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March 2021 6 Min Read

BNP Paribas’ BENEtracker gives L’Oréal’s Beneficiaries Visibility on Incoming Payments

When none of the different parties of an international payment transaction knows where a payment is in transit, fixing any delays is a challenge. L’Oréal, with support from BNP Paribas has created a simple solution that shines a light on every payment-related move,...

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March 2021 3 Min Read

Payment Tech Uptake Post-Covid-19 ‘Surprising’ says Deutsche Bank Survey

A new survey by Deutsche Bank of over 200 European treasurers and CFOs highlights the renewed vigour with which new payments technology is being adopted in the wake of the pandemic. TMI asks report author, Marion Laboure, Research Analyst, Deutsche Bank, for a quick...

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February 2021 6 Min Read

Connectivity Means Continuity

Calastone Connect Forum 2020 Calastone’s Connect Forum 2020 brought together a quartet of treasury professionals to discuss the role of technology in enabling more efficient cash management while managing risk. With all embroiled in the turmoil of 2020, the...

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February 2021 5 Min Read

ISO 20022: What is it and Why is it so Important?

Standards make the world go round and in payments, it’s no different. ISO 20022 is coming into force for all payments – and looks set to revolutionise the financial landscape. For many of us who have spent a career in payments, ISO 20022 (referred to in the...