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May 2022 3 Min Read

How Corporates Can Step Out of the Shadow of Consumer Banking

Businesses are being left behind as many banks continue to focus on the consumer market. Laurent Descout, CEO at TMI Innovation Lab entry Neo, argues that it is time for treasurers to look beyond the traditional corporate banking model. Banks’ investment into systems...

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March 2022 5 Min Read

Finely Tuned Investment Strategies

Spotify’s diversified - and now award-winning - approach to investment helps shield its cash from market volatility.

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October 2021 9 Min Read

MMF Reforms Risk Missing the Point

Money market funds are once again in the cross hairs of regulators in the US and Europe following a brief liquidity crunch in March 2020. Sebastian Ramos, Executive Vice President, Global Trading and Products, ICD, discusses the risks that over-zealous reforms could...

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January 2021 3 Min Read

The Starting Gun Has Fired on Money Fund Regulation 2.0

Global regulatory bodies have confirmed that a review of money market fund (MMF) regulation is underway – and there could be changes. Regulatory change could be material to the sector. However, at Fitch Ratings we don’t expect changes to be imminent: the last set...

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October 2020 3 Min Read

Impact of Potential Amendment to SEC Form 13F to CFOs and Investor Relations of Public Companies

The requirement that American public companies file a quarterly report listing all equity assets under management (AUM) provides position-level disclosure of all US-listed equity securities, including number of shares, issuer name and other details. On 10 July this...

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September 2019 7 Min Read

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again…

“Out of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most …” Mark Twain Think back carefully about your career – for those of us who have been around for long enough, what has really changed in the last twenty/thirty years? Personally, I find the flow of...

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October 2018 14 Min Read

The Added Value of Centralised Cash Management under BEPS

What would be the correct price (i.e., the arm’s length transaction) of a cash transaction under BEPS (Base Erosion Profit Shifting) Actions 8-10? That’s a key question which every treasurer of an international group needs to address. The right answer is far from...

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September 2018 7 Min Read

The Future of Treasury Is Now – Are You Ready?

Everyone loves a sneak preview, and here Michael Spiegel, Head of Cash Management, Deutsche Bank, gives Eleanor Hill, Editor, TMI, an exclusive peek at the results of one of the hottest treasury surveys going. Read on to discover what your peers really think about the...

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September 2018 11 Min Read

Navigating the New Liquidity Landscape: Putting Cash in Its Place

From money market fund (MMF) reform to new technologies, the way in which treasurers manage liquidity is evolving – or rather, it should be. Here, TMI examines some of the key changes happening in the liquidity landscape across Europe, the US and Asia. Industry...