Article

January 2022 13 Min Read

Predicting the Future – 5 Treasury Megatrends for 2022

The past 24 months have been anything but predictable. Yet, beneath the Covid umbrella, the world continues to turn, and progress marches on – especially in the area of transaction banking. But how can treasurers assess the latest industry innovations and sort genuine...

Article

January 2022 10 Min Read

NFTs in Treasury? Establishing Use Cases in Trade Finance and Beyond

The world’s first trade finance-based non-fungible token transaction in 2021 highlights the need for treasurers to understand the technology behind tokenisation and the practical implications that it could have for corporate finance. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have gained...

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October 2021 10 Min Read

Payments Vision 2025: The Inside Track

Developments such as instant payments, digital currencies, and enriched data services are poised to shake up treasury management. In a recent podcast, TMI spoke to three experts to understand how, by working together, corporates and financial institutions are set to...

Podcast

September 2021 25:48

HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: Central Bank Digital Currencies

The first edition of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight series sees TMI’s Eleanor Hill joined by Mark Williamson and James Pomeroy (HSBC) to discuss the hot topic of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). Our guests discuss the reaction from different central banks to the...

Article

August 2021 9 Min Read

Changing Power and Powering Change

The automotive sector is in the midst of great change as motive power switches progressively from the internal combustion engine to electric. DBS, which is involved in financing this revolution in Asia, talks to TMI about its role in innovating across the supply chain,...

Blog

August 2021 5 Min Read

How to Tackle KYC and Other ID Pain Points

Following the launch of Verafide, the UK’s first open source blockchain-based platform for verifiable credentials, TMI talks to the firm’s technical adviser about know your customer policies and other corporate uses cases. The processes attached to client...

Podcast

August 2021 28:21

Payments Vision 2025: The Inside Track

Wim Grosemans, Steven Lenaerts (BNP Paribas) and Wim Raymaekers (SWIFT) join TMI’s Eleanor Hill to outline their vision for the payments landscape in 2025. Our guests consider how recent developments such as instant payments, real-time treasury, and digital...

Article

August 2021 12 Min Read

Treasury in 2030

5 Practical Steps for Preparing Ahead No-one knows precisely what the future holds, but a successful digital treasury team must be able to adjust quickly to the evolving ecosystem – and be able to scale at speed. In this article, four industry experts outline their...

Blog

August 2021 8 Min Read

Crypto, CBDCs, DeFi and the Treasurer

Ingka Group, the largest franchisee of the IKEA brand, with 390 stores in 32 countries, is not currently using digital currencies, but is following their progress closely. It is building its knowledge and understanding of the market, and assessing when the right time...

Blog

July 2021 4 Min Read

Why European Companies Need a Central Bank Digital Currency

Crypto currencies are too volatile to be used as a serious payment tool. Central bank digital currencies are the solution with so much more to offer. How do they stack up against the likes of Bitcoin in the real world? Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is ‘the...

Article

June 2021 9 Min Read

How Suitable are Crypto Assets as a Treasury Investment?

Corporates have started putting Bitcoin on the balance sheet. Central banks are pursuing their own digital currencies. The rise of cryptocurrencies is happening at a startling pace and will have a variety of impacts. Now is the time for treasurers to educate themselves...

Article

June 2021 17 Min Read

The Rising Velocity of Cash and Data: Establishing a Real-time Treasury

As real-time payments and collections gain traction, the velocity of cash is accelerating. In turn, treasurers must move away from outdated systems and batch processing, while exploring the possibilities of real-time investing. They must also learn how to handle and...