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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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September 2019 6 Min Read

Corporate FX Hedging in Evolving African Markets

Unprecedented economic shifts in global markets have created uncertainty across the board, fuelling currency volatility particularly in emerging market economies. As a result African currencies tend to take the brunt the most, when compared to that of developed...

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August 2019 5 Min Read

Taking the SWIFT Route to Treasury Automation

One of Australia’s largest listed companies, Wesfarmers was looking for a way to automate its confirmations and payments, notably those relating to foreign exchange (FX) deals. Seeking a solution that would integrate seamlessly with its treasury management system...

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August 2019 4 Min Read

Turning Treasury Risks into Opportunities

Emerging factors that at first sight look like fresh sources of risk may provide treasurers with scope to strengthen their relationships with suppliers. FX… counterparties… interest rates… fraud. All are longstanding, traditional risk areas for corporate...

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January 2019 4 Min Read

Treasury Convergence as a Launch Pad for Growth

The business world is in flux. Never has so much change happened at such a pace. Amidst it all, it has become incumbent upon the corporate treasurer to support the business in managing this change, creating order, efficiency and clarity so that opportunities can be...

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January 2019 3 Min Read

Easing the FX Burden: Why Treasurers are Turning to Fintech

Treasurers and CFOs are the company commanders of foreign exchange, currency hedging, and international payments. Kantox, a leading fintech company, is helping businesses to overcome complex FX challenges with an innovative automated micro-hedging solution called...

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January 2019 7 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Chris McLoughlin, Worldpay

If you ever find yourself being interviewed by Chris McLoughlin, tell him all about the times things went pear-shaped during your working day. He values confidence, resilience and tenacity in his team members and, in return, he offers adaptability, flexibility and...

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January 2019 6 Min Read

Banking Structure Redesign: An Opportunity for Cash Optimisation, Securitisation and Savings

A treasury manager is key to the growth and financial success of a business. It is their responsibility to build a banking structure that enables the business to operate with a minimum of idle cash, to aggregate its liquid funds around the globe, to take the...

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October 2018 4 Min Read

Building a Network of Networks

With solutions such as we.trade revolutionising supply-chain interactions, while others, such as Project Wilson, connect correspondent banks to facilitate working capital financing, Simone Del Guerra of UniCredit discusses the shifting landscape of correspondent...

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October 2018 14 Min Read

The Added Value of Centralised Cash Management under BEPS

What would be the correct price (i.e., the arm’s length transaction) of a cash transaction under BEPS (Base Erosion Profit Shifting) Actions 8-10? That’s a key question which every treasurer of an international group needs to address. The right answer is far from...

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October 2018 6 Min Read

Multilateral Netting Reloaded

Multilateral netting is one of the most underestimated ways to optimise intercompany payments and group performance. In this Executive Interview, Eleanor Hill, Editor, asks Martin Bellin, Founder and CEO of the BELLIN Group, to explain why multilateral netting deserves...