Many aspects of the corporate treasury and banking worlds have changed considerably over recent years. But whilst this newness has an aura of threat – we talk daily of crises, volatility, recession and risk – it is also filled with promise, excitement and opportunity like never before.
The best operators will do very well: leading banks will already be ahead of the curve in terms of their product and service offering, and opportunity is undeniably knocking for corporates and their treasury teams who are ready, willing and able to reconsider and optimise their structures. Of course, this begs a number of questions around the most appropriate response to structural reform. Simon Jones, Head of Treasury Solutions for EMEA, J.P. Morgan Treasury Services, takes the test on ‘treasury in the new banking environment’.