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May 2022 5 Min Read

Managing the Impact of Rising Interest Rates and Inflation

With interest rates rising as central banks try to contain inflation, a difficult balancing act is in progress. The responses of the various monetary policy committees are being watched with a keen eye by treasurers the world over as they consider their next actions....

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March 2022 3 Min Read

Eyes on the Prize: Why Funding Balance Sheet Efficiency is Key for 2022

Funding diversity and working capital efficiency are strategically critical to address intensifying capital structure pressure, writes Shoaib Yaqub, Global Head, Capital Structure Advisory, Standard Chartered. The Covid-19  pandemic and associated supply chain...

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May 2021 21 Min Read

Crypto: Can it Ever Be Right for Treasury?

In an era where arguably even normally dependable gilts have shifted from being ‘risk-free returns’ to ‘return-free risks’, have cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin finally become viable assets? Or has recent market turbulence, coupled with regulatory inte...

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April 2021 7 Min Read

It’s Not Work: One Treasurer’s Dream Becomes an Entrepreneurial Reality

Peter Zmidzinski’s career as a treasurer inspired him to develop a new digital risk management platform to help businesses make more informed decisions about their counterparties. TMI talked to the founder of SwissMetrics about developing his idea, bringing it to...

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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 CSR/ESG Deutsche Bank amply...

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March 2021 4 Min Read

Five Trends in Finance and Cash Management Technology for 2021

The past few months have transformed the way finance teams work. The disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to adopt technological solutions at an accelerated rate, while many operate from their homes, tackling a list of new and ongoing...

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October 2020 5 Min Read

Finding a Cure for Cash

By adopting an innovative physical cash pooling solution Aspen Pharmacare, in partnership with BNP Paribas, has unleashed a host of improvements – from interest cost savings to simplifying the reconciliations process. Here’s how the teams achieved this joint...

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October 2020 10 Min Read

Cash Pooling: Well Worth the Cost of Compliance

Independent treasury consultant Bas Rebel picks his way through the ‘minefield’ of fiscal and regulatory reforms surrounding cash pooling and examines the advantages and challenges to prove the overall benefit case of this method of liquidity management is still...

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October 2020 8 Min Read

Dynamic Customer Finance: Supply Chain Support for the Covid-19 Age

Amid the pressures of a global pandemic – and the rise of sustainable finance – Jan-Martin Nufer, Vice President Treasury & Funding, Borealis, has collaborated with working capital giant C2FO to create a dynamic customer financing solution to supplement their...

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October 2020 1 Min Read

People in Focus

Stephen Randall has recently been appointed Citi’s TTS Global Head of Liquidity Management Services, and a member of the Global Executive Committee.  In this position he is responsible for managing more than 50% of Citi’s deposit base across all...

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July 2020 7 Min Read

Building Corporate Resilience: Treasury Imperatives Now and Next

The initial shock of the Covid-19 pandemic is starting to subside and companies are moving out of crisis management mode into planning for recovery and beyond. Patrick Peters-Bühler, Principal – EMEA, Treasury Advisory Group, Citi, and Yan Li, Senior Adviser –...

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August 2019 5 Min Read

Flying the Standard: Taking IFRS 16 Leases to the Next Level

The new lease accounting standard, IFRS 16, is now in effect. Many companies are still getting to grips with the changes to their financial reporting, with all leases coming onto the balance sheet for the first time. But beyond initial implementation, IFRS 16 is also...