• Hiker looking out over the moutains

    Looking back on a dynamic year

    From Brexit to the Bangladesh Bank heist, 2016 has seen some significant world events which have repercussions for companies around the world. At the same time, the evolving challenges faced by corporate treasurers have been accompanied by some significant technological innovations.

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    Playing by the rules

    Understanding the diverse regulatory environment is challenging enough for treasurers operating in Asia – but these challenges are being further compounded by the rate of regulatory change. From new accounting rules to more robust know your customer (KYC) obligations, how can treasurers stay abreast of new regulations?

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    Many guiding hands

    The current state of play in the regulation of OTC derivatives here in Asia Pacific is still one of slow but steady change. What are the implications of developments over the last year or so for corporate treasurers? Treasury Today Asia takes a look across the regulatory landscape.

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    Agents of fortune: the value of a credit rating

    A credit rating is generally a requirement of public bond issuance and for some companies is an essential means of accessing debt markets. We look at what it means to be rated.

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    Agents of fortune: the value of a credit rating

    A credit rating is generally a requirement of public bond issuance and for some companies is an essential means of accessing debt markets. We look at what it means to be rated.

  • Team of rowers sailing on river

    There are many ‘I’s in team

    Team-playing is not for everyone but then if the nature of human expectation and motivation is really considered in depth, very few have the required skills to make it work en masse. For the rest of us, how can teamwork be improved, what happens when it goes wrong and how can we improve matters?

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    Rise of the regional relationship

    With bank strategies less certain in today’s regulatory environment, the task of selecting a new banking partner has never been more demanding. But what are treasurers looking for in a transaction bank today? We asked treasurers and bankers for their take.

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    Overcoming pension headaches

    Over recent years we have seen numerous examples of multinational companies making changes to their accounting methods for pension plans and other post-retirement benefits. But that is just one of the many new remedies to which treasurers are turning for relief from their pension headaches these days. In this article, we consider the challenges facing company pension plans, and the skills, knowledge and experience treasurers have to offer in overcoming these challenges.

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    Treasury with foresight

    There’s little doubt that efforts to engage in sustainable and responsible business are in the spotlight more than ever before; Volkswagen’s share prices plummeting amidst last year’s emissions scandal, the public reaction to Amazon’s treatment of employees and the outrage that China burns much more coal than it claims – the list could go on. But what do corporate treasurers need to know and what can they do to ensure their business makes a positive impact on the world without having a negative impact on profits?

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    Treasury tomorrow

    What will be the dominant issues on the treasury agenda in the year ahead? Will it be another big year for treasury transformation projects or will some treasurers have their hands too full managing market volatility and regulatory change? We ask a selection of industry experts to run through what they believe will be the big talking points of 2016 as we head into the new year.