Blog

December 2022 9 Min Read

From Blockbuster to Netflix and Beyond: CBDCs Reshaping the Future of Payments

Are CBDCs any closer to making a starring role in the story of corporate treasury? A TMI TreasuryCast, supporting HSBC’s 2022 Sibos Spotlight series, sought to separate the facts from the fiction. Technical expertise was supplied by Soren Mortensen, Director, Global...

Podcast

December 2022

Audio TMI – A Modern, Agile, and Efficient Machine

UniCredit's Raphael Barisaac and Massimo Ortino explain how the firm’s new strategy in transactions and p...

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November 2022 5 Min Read

Natural Intelligence: The Power of Swarm Learning

Swarm Learning is a new decentralised AI technology co-invented by Hewlett Packard Labs. Eng Lim Goh, PhD, Senior Vice President, Data & AI, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), explains how it works. Diverse industries, from healthcare, agriculture and retail to...

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October 2022 7 Min Read

Carbonomics 101: Why are Scope 3 emissions so important but challenging to tackle?

With the ongoing urgency of the climate crisis and increasing focus on greenwashing, it’s critical that businesses understand the full breadth of their emissions and how they can effectively eliminate and reduce them. Scope 3 emissions (also commonly referred to...

Podcast

October 2022 11:27

TMI’s View from Sibos – with Christof Hofmann, Deutsche Bank

Eleanor Hill (TMI) invites Christof Hofmann to take a deep dive into the latest developments surrounding payments. In this informative discussion, our guest provides guidance on the most interesting payments developments for treasurers to be aware of, and considers...

Podcast

October 2022 14:53

TMI’s View from Sibos – with Bruno Mellado, BNP Paribas

Next up joining Eleanor Hill (TMI) in the TreasuryCast hotseat is Bruno Mellado (BNP Paribas) to discuss all things SWIFT. Our guest considers what SWIFT is doing to enhance payment controls and reduce fraud, SWIFT Go's function within the payments landscape, and...

Podcast

October 2022 00:00

TMI’s View from Sibos – with Lim Soon Chong & Mark Troutman, DBS Bank

Welcome to TMI's TreasuryCast from Sibos 2022, in this episode Lim Soon Chong and Mark Troutman (DBS Bank) join Tom Alford (TMI) to discuss a potential future for payments, namely ubiquitous instant settlement via blockchain. Our guests identify the key drivers and...

Article

September 2022 8 Min Read

Time to Dump the Swivel-Chair: Embracing New Technology

The adoption and roll-out of innovative technologies in treasury operations is not universal, with many treasurers still functioning with legacy tools, including spreadsheets. While the deployment of technology should never be seen as a panacea, as we will explore,...

Article

September 2022 9 Min Read

Getting Flexible: Treasury’s Response to Deglobalisation

The recent publication of the Deutsche Bank-sponsored Economist Intelligence Unit survey, ‘Manoeuvring uncertainty: Treasury priorities in a volatile, post-pandemic market’, revealed rising macroeconomic concerns within the treasury community. TMI and Christof...

Podcast

July 2022 13:41

Audio TMI – NFTs in Treasury?

The world’s first trade finance-based non-fungible token transaction highlights the need for treasurers to understand the technology behind tokenisation and the practical implications that it could have for corporate finance. ...

Article

July 2022 11 Min Read

Exploring the Post-Pandemic Treasury Technology Frontier

One silver lining from the Covid-19 pandemic is that it has supercharged trends around treasury technology – both in the adoption of new technology by corporates and the development of cutting-edge technologies that will have treasury applications in the coming...

Article

June 2022 6 Min Read

Trade Winds: Six Ways Treasurers Can Harness Supply Chain Disruptors 

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been huge disruption to established supply chains. Treasurers must now consider everything from increased commodity risk to new FX requirements and growing ESG expectations. NatWest’s Mirka Skrzypczak, Head of...