Article

March 2021 9 Min Read

Come Together

Co-creation as a Source of Practical Innovation Treasurers are rightly wary of hype around innovation and new technologies, particularly ‘solutions looking for problems’. Co-creation between corporates and banks can help to avoid this pitfall by enabling treasurers...

Blog

October 2020 3 Min Read

Using POBO and COBO to Ease Reconciliation Pain Points

Every treasurer knows the frustration that arises from receiving a payment and not knowing to which customer or supplier it relates. Challenges in reconciliation can cause cash flow and supply chain delays and potentially damage business relationships when settled...

Article

June 2020 2 Min Read

Treasury From Home: Reducing Cybercrime and Fraud Risk

The Covid-19 pandemic has already provided rich pickings for fraudsters and cybercriminals who are becoming increasingly active and unscrupulous. The company is the first line of defence against fraud and it is vital to educate employees about what to look out for and...

Article

October 2019 11 Min Read

Solving Treasury Pain Points Through Co-creation

Despite huge advances in technology, treasurers are still grappling with fundamental issues in their everyday workflows. Buzzwords alone are not enough to solve challenges such as painful account opening processes or the growing risk of payments fraud. This is why BNP...

Article

May 2019 16 Min Read

Shoring up Treasury’s Cyber Defences: 9 Smart Steps

Did you know that paying a ransom to a cybercriminal, even if you do so in Bitcoin, could lead to a sanctions’ violation? That’s right, treasurers now have even more to think about – and get involved in – when...

Article

October 2018 11 Min Read

Preparing Treasury for the Future: Key Takeaways from EuroFinance Geneva

No-one wants to re-live every moment of a conference (especially not the after party). So, here is TMI’s take on the top themes coming out of this year’s EuroFinance International Cash Management conference, held in Geneva from 26-28 September, without the...

Article

September 2018 3 Min Read

Virtuals and Ledgers Unplugged: Looking Beyond the Hype

The industry has created confusion by using the term ‘virtual accounts’ to describe a wide range of products. Here we aim to demystify the terms being used to describe Virtual Account Management (VAM) or Virtual Ledgers, assess the capabilities available today and...

Article

May 2018 12 Min Read

The Reality of Virtual Liquidity Management

Never ones to accept the status quo, Vanessa Manning and Paul Cuddihy,  Deutsche Bank, talk to Eleanor Hill, Editor, TMI, and explain how virtual accounts can fall short of expectations, and the need for virtual ledger management (VLM) to truly transform the way...

Article

April 2018 19 Min Read

Fighting Cybercrime and Fraud: A Treasury Imperative

As instant payments grow, digital commerce spreads, and artificial intelligence rises, staying a step ahead of the cybercriminals is increasingly tough. But with access to highly sensitive data, and as guardians of the company’s cash, treasurers can no longer hide...

Article

September 2017 6 Min Read

Material Gains with Virtual Accounts

Fashion leader OTB, parent company of major brands such as Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Paula Cademartori and Viktor & Rolf, is a pioneer not only in its core business, but also in cash management. In 2016, in co-operation with partner bank UniCredit, OTB ...