Blog

February 2021 3 Min Read

Time for the West to Look East on Trade Finance?

Trade finance has developed beyond recognition in recent years. Much of this stems from the digitisation of legacy processes and specialised technologies entering the market. The other significant shift is that trade finance developments are increasingly coming from...

Blog

February 2021 4 Min Read

Blockchain in the Fight Against Trade-Based Money Laundering

The estimated amount of money laundered worldwide in one year is as much as $2tr. . Despite billions of dollars of investment, less than 0.1% of illicit funds are being intercepted by financial institutions. Clearly, money laundering is big business. Like most criminal...

Blog

February 2021 5 Min Read

Top Treasury Technology Innovations to Watch in 2021

It’s often said that necessity is the mother of invention, but it can also be the catalyst for adopting innovations – in a rapid time frame. Nowhere was this more clearly displayed than the world of treasury technology in 2020. As has been well documented, the...

Podcast

January 2021 17:14

Central Bank Digital Currencies: What Treasurers Need to Know

Jean-Marc Servat, Chair of The European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) and TMI’s Eleanor Hill take a deep dive into the world of crypto assets to discuss why central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are capturing the attention of finance professionals...

Article

January 2021 9 Min Read

Innovation: Delivering Real Value in New Ways

J.P. Morgan, through its partnership with TMI’s Innovation Lab, is demonstrating that it both understands the importance of embracing innovation in the treasury space and of maximising its real value. Tammy Petro, the bank’s Global Lead for Wholesale Payments...

Article

October 2020 8 Min Read

Trade and Supply Chain Finance: Rising Above Uncertainty

Covid-19 has changed so many aspects of life and business – global trade is no exception. With trade flows declining, and commercial payments following suit, Aoife Wallace, Head of Trade & Working Capital Europe, Barclays, and Daniela Eder, Head of Payments &...

Article

October 2020 10 Min Read

Innovation as Usual: A New Era in Payments

The world of payments has never been so exciting. Digital payments are gaining significant traction and smart innovation is gathering pace. In the 24/7/365 world of commerce, treasurers have an opportunity to leverage these developments to help their organisation gain...

Article

September 2019 9 Min Read

Supercharging Treasury with Industry 4.0 Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are no longer pipe dreams for treasury. As attendees at HSBC Global Liquidity & Cash Management’s recent Treasury Forum in London discovered, leading treasury functions are already deploying these ‘Industry 4.0’...

Article

April 2019 4 Min Read

Working Capital Management: Where is my Cash and Why?

Technologies such as artificial intelligence have the potential to make it easier for treasurers to gain visibility and control over their cash. But simply investing in these technologies is not enough to achieve working capital efficiencies – treasurers must deploy...

Article

January 2019 7 Min Read

In Treasury We Care Too

The environment is still top of the global agenda as climate change continues to be a major cause for concern and the reason why numerous natural disasters and extreme weather events happen. At the same time, the push for Corporate Social Responsibility is gathering...

Article

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...

Article

September 2018 4 Min Read

Digital Disruption and the Future of Treasury

Driven by digitisation, connectivity, and collaborative ecosystems, many industries are seeing long-standing boundaries blurring or dissolving altogether. The art of the possible is expanding, opening the door to entirely new business models. Treasury needs to adapt to...