March 2021 14 Min Read

Regulatory Round-up with the EACT

The European financial regulatory environment is one of the most homogenised in the world and yet it still forces corporate treasurers to stay constantly alert for local nuances, revisions and wholesale changes. With the...

January 2021 8 Min Read

Treasury in Transition: Opportunities Not to Miss in 2021

To say it has been a challenging year for businesses is an understatement. Many companies have struggled to survive, while others have grappled with rapid shifts in operational...

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,...

July 2020 4 Min Read

Notes From the Pandemic: How Treasurers Have Responded to Covid-19

The economic downturn caused by Covid-19 has forced corporate treasurers to re-evaluate their cash management, trade finance and...

June 2020 6 Min Read

A Turning Tide for Trade

Ebru Pakcan has recently been appointed Global Head of Trade, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi. In this candid interview, she speaks about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on trade, and airs her views on the...

March 2020 6 Min Read

Putting Innovation into Practice: Trade Finance for the 2020s

While many aspects of trade finance have remained unchanged for centuries, at the start of a new decade a variety of drivers are offering the tantalising possibility of...

October 2019 11 Min Read

Investing in Latin America: Today’s Energy Market Transformation

With announcements of major potential investments of over $300 billion in the next 10 years, Latin America is rapidly becoming one of...

August 2019 5 Min Read

Trading Up: Ringing the Changes in Trade Finance

These are heady days for the trade finance industry. An area of business that has gone largely unchanged for centuries, new technologies and market participants are now altering...

January 2019 2 Min Read

Next Generation Trade Finance – Putting Innovation into Action

There’s never been a more exciting time to be in global trade. While the headlines continue to be dominated by geopolitical...

January 2019 6 Min Read

Room for Manoeuvre – Optimising Working Capital with Receivables Finance

With an eye on working capital efficiency, Meliá Hotels’ treasury team was looking to access faster and more flexible liquidity as...

January 2019 5 Min Read

Beefing Up Open Account Trade with Blockchain Technology

Moving and marketing in excess of 100,000 tonnes of meat products annually throughout the world, GPS Food Group was keen to find an innovative way to make its open account trade...

December 2018 4 Min Read

Repairing Treasury’s Leaky Bucket

The steady erosion of value caused by corporates stockpiling cash as interest rates remain at record lows is becoming more evident as inflation edges higher. But solutions such...