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October 2020 33 Min Read

TMS vs TMS: Let Battle Commence

In many ways, Covid-19 has been the ultimate test for treasury teams and their technology. With the spotlight firmly on treasury management systems (TMSs), treasurers are asking whether they have the best tech for the job – in a remote-working environment where...

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July 2020 8 Min Read

Automating Transactional FX: Unlocking Efficiencies and Growth Opportunities

Prior to the coronavirus crisis, few corporates had thoroughly reviewed the way they processed their foreign currency payments. But with remote working and rapid digitisation, treasurers are starting to explore the benefits of automating their transactional foreign...

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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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July 2020 11 Min Read

In-House Banks: The Secret to a Speedy Corporate Recovery?

As treasurers look to improve their departments’ resilience to help withstand future crises, in-house banks (IHBs) are back in the spotlight. TMI speaks to four industry experts to understand how IHBs can help restore profitability and reduce risks. We also examine...

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July 2020 5 Min Read

Instant Gratification: The Rise of the On-Demand TMS

As digitisation accelerates and organisations rethink their technology requirements as a result of Covid-19, treasurers are questioning whether their treasury management systems (TMSs) are still fit for purpose. Anis Rahal, Founder and CEO, TreasuryXpress, explains how...

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June 2020 7 Min Read

Data-Driven Treasury: Future-Proofing Your European Flows

As businesses across Europe accelerate their digital transformations, savvy corporate treasurers have a unique opportunity to secure enriched data insights, says Daniela Eder, Head of Payments & Cash Management Europe, Barclays. In turn, this could enable treasury...

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June 2020 9 Min Read

FX Hedging: Is Your Strategy Still Fit For Purpose?

Managing currency-related risks is a growing concern for many corporates, given significant foreign exchange (FX) volatility. Nevertheless, an optimal hedging strategy should always be tailored around the business, rather than the market, says Toni Rami, Co-founder and...

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March 2020 7 Min Read

Changing the Rules of the Game: A New Dawn for FX Risk Management

From micro-hedging to leveraging data analytics, technology is radically changing the way treasurers manage foreign exchange (FX) risk. Philippe Gelis, CEO and Co-Founder, Kantox, discusses the true value of automating FX hedging, explains the role of analytics in...

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January 2020 4 Min Read

Petrofac: From PDFs and Excel to Treasury Disruptor

Thanks to a long-term partnership with with ION’s Treasury Reval, the treasury function at energy services company Petrofac has undergone a radical pivot – from PDFs and Excel to embracing artificial intelligence and robotic process automation. Now, the company’s...

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January 2020 23 Min Read

Raising the Bar: Corporate Recognition Awards

By Eleanor Hill, Editor Year-on-year, the standard of entries to TMI’s Corporate Recognition Awards increases, taking the corporate treasury profession to new heights. The following overview of projects undertaken by corporates over the last 12 months provides a mere...

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January 2020 5 Min Read

Sharing Trade Secrets: Effective FX Risk Management in 2020

As the C-suite continues to seek to understand the potential impact of foreign exchange (FX) volatility on earnings, executives are increasingly looking to the treasurer to limit the negative effects of FX risk on the business. How, then, can treasurers revamp their...

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January 2020 5 Min Read

Rewriting the Treasury Rulebook in Europe

Deutsche Bank has consistently differentiated itself from other transaction banks by driving industry initiatives and new client solutions. In 2019, the bank helped corporate treasurers to embrace real-time treasury operations and worked with industry bodies towards...