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Money market reform comes into effect in the US later this year, and Europe may not be too far behind. But a new survey reveals that it is no longer the changing regulatory environment that most worries the corporate cash investor.
Despite the real risk of a company’s financial performance being directly or indirectly affected by FX fluctuations many companies in Asia Pacific still do not have an effective hedging strategy in place. Jean-Philippe Godard, Manager at DPC Asia Ltd. Hong Kong tells Treasury Today Asia why and how corporates can begin to change this.
With the New Year well underway, many workers’ thoughts will be turning to holidays. For one lucky company, however, employees won’t have to think about budgeting.
Driving efficiency, of course, always tops the corporate agenda. But in reality, if something isn’t broken, it is easy to overlook. Chris Jackson, Head of Cash Management and Payments, Mid Markets, for Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking believes the New Year provides a great reason to take a closer look at those processes which may have niggling issues – and advises who can help along the way.
New rules announced by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) are set to bring the regulation of money funds closer in line with international standards. Will this bring greater choice for the corporate investor?
Everyone knows buying organic can be expensive, but one European businessman had to dig especially deep recently when purchasing a photograph of an organic spud.
Treasurers at investment grade companies may not have too much trouble raising low cost finance through the traditional channels right now. But with continued bank regulatory uncertainty, they cannot count on that to last forever. Perhaps, some alternatives should be considered – for instance, trade receivables securitisation.
Blockchain technology is set to deliver transparency and visibility to the movement of physical commodities in the supply chain as a new prototype application gathers momentum. Integration with the trade finance function could be the next step.
Unclaimed lost and seized goods collected by the police could contain valuable treasures. But as one man’s experience demonstrates, sometimes all is not quite as it seems.
Japan is home to a number of the world’s largest financial institutions, but for the most part, their transaction banking offerings outside of their home market have been limited in comparison to the global players. This dynamic is starting to change as Japanese banks begin to act on their global ambitions.