• Rana Datta, Head of KYC and Onboarding Sales, Asia Pacific, Thomson Reuters

    Control your own KYC

    The challenges associated with know your customer (KYC) compliance have escalated for corporate treasury teams around the world in recent years. This has made basic tasks such as opening a bank account turn into time consuming and complex activities, eating into the resources of treasury teams and negatively impacting the business.

  • Turning poor data into rich information

    Treasury often has all the data it needs just out of reach within its ERP system. Whilst this can prove frustrating, forward-thinking treasury teams are tackling this issue by using a host of new digital tools that are enabling them to access this data and improve the effectiveness of the treasury function.

  • Why you should rethink your investment strategy

    With the low, zero or even negative interest rates on offer today, opportunities to optimise cash surpluses are few and far between. Many corporates now accept that ROI has been replaced with RMI – Return My Investment. In a recent webinar hosted by Treasury Today, Thant Han, Chris Brown and Simon Derrick offered some words of wisdom.

  • Mark O’Toole, Vice President of Treasury & Commodities Solutions, Openlink

    The arrival of the Grey Swan… risk visualisation in an uncertain world

    Nowadays, the strength of a corporate treasurer is no longer judged on centralised processing prowess. In a world riddled with geo-political uncertainty, treasurers need to be futurists who don’t operate in black or white options. Those who sit at the top of commodity-intensive industries know there’s a grey area between the white swan world of well-planned and executed corporate strategies and the unpredictable devastation of a black swan event.

  • Managing the almighty greenback – optimising your US dollar cash flows globally

    The US dollar continues to be the most dominant currency for global trade flows. Most multinationals are forced to deal with significant USD flows throughout their financial supply chain around the world. Managing these flows across different regions, time-zones and regulatory environments can be very challenging, whether organisations are collecting USD from customers, paying USD to their suppliers or investing excess USD. For those excess funds, what options are available to optimise returns on USD located around the globe? In a recent webinar hosted by Treasury Today, senior executives from BNP Paribas discussed why the USD is the most dominant currency globally.

  • Neill Penney, Managing Director, Trading, Thomson Reuters

    Are you ready for the new FX landscape?

    Following a number of recent scandals, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has outlined its new global code of conduct for foreign exchange with an aim to bring confidence and transparency back to the foreign exchange markets. The move will of course mean changes to the FX industry that will have an acute impact on how banks and corporate treasury departments interact.

  • Wim Grosemans and Adrian Brown, BNP Paribas

    Key steps to improved foreign currency management

    As globalisation continues to drive the need for international payments, corporates are engaging with issues around underlying FX as well as the payment itself. Increasingly, they require their banks to offer fully integrated payment and FX platforms. BNP Paribas’ new cross-currency solution is designed to meet these requirements. In a recent webinar hosted by Treasury Today, Wim Grosemans and Adrian Brown discussed key areas of focus which can result in improved foreign currency management.

  • Magnus Attoff, Ericsson and Wolfgang Koester, FiREapps

    FX decision making reimagined: the Ericsson story

    How to improve currency risk management in an increasingly volatile environment is a big question for many organisations. Here, Magnus Attoff of Ericsson explains how the provision of better currency information can help drive smarter currency decisions and improve currency risk management.

  • Managing currency volatility in emerging markets

    Currency volatility across the emerging markets was one of the top risk stories of 2013. Just the slightest hint of the US Federal Reserve unwinding its quantitative easing programme sent a number of emerging market currencies into free fall. Corporate treasurers are therefore fully aware of the need to manage the risk caused by currency fluctuations today and in the future.