Article

April 2022 7 Min Read

A Modern, Agile, and Efficient Machine

TMI speaks to Raphael Barisaac and Massimo Ortino about how UniCredit's new payments strategy reflects the dynamics of a changing global market.

Article

March 2022 4 Min Read

Liquidity Sea Change

By connecting all money market fund participants digitally for the first time, Calastone is reshaping how treasurers see liquidity.

Article

March 2022 11 Min Read

Taming the Triple Threat

TMI invites three experts from NatWest to explain why risk management needn’t be a Herculean task in the year ahead.

Blog

March 2022 3 Min Read

Keeping a Finger on the Pulse of Trade Finance Advancements

Big data, blockchain, the Internet of Things and AI are set to revolutionise trade and supply chain finance, reveals a Commerzbank and Fraunhofer whitepaper. A recent industry report has indicated a turning point for the global trade and supply chain finance (SCF)...

Article

February 2022 7 Min Read

ETFs and Tokenised Funds: New Building Blocks of Treasury Investment?

In the December 2021 Calastone Connect Forum, experts considered how exchange traded funds and tokenised funds could, and potentially should, become part of every treasurer’s asset class armoury for managing liquidity. Ed Lopez, Chief Revenue Officer, Calastone; Patrick...

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...

Article

November 2021 11 Min Read

A New Treasury Ecosystem: Leveraging the Evolution of Transaction Banking

Treasury is not an island; it is influenced and supported by the ecosystem that surrounds it. Transaction banks play a pivotal role within this network – and they are continually innovating to enable treasurers to leverage industry developments such as...

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

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 10 Min Read

Blockchain in the KYC Process

An Answer for Everything? Know Your Customer requirements have long been a headache for corporate treasurers. Could blockchain resolve the pain points in the KYC journey? Are there any downsides to using distributed ledger technology in this instance? This article...

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...