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US tax reform is here and it is going to have a big impact on corporates operating in Asia. What then should treasury teams be thinking about?
Overcoming the challenges and reaping the rewards when entering a new territory requires knowledge and planning. EuroFinance’s ‘Effective Finance & Treasury in Africa’ event last week gave some valuable insights. Treasury Today offers a taster.
Treasury Insights talks to Helen Hanby, Biogen’s Director of International Treasury, about connections, career progress and taking opportunities.
8th March 2018 – A global leader in corporate and consumer foreign exchange solutions, OANDA recently released a new version of its trusted Exchange Rates API, which has been updated to include real-time currency rates. The rates available on the new API are updated every five seconds, providing a more accurate reflection of current market prices. In addition to providing live rates, the new API also offers 96 fixing rates daily – more than any other currency data feed on the market. Available at 15-minute intervals, each fixing rate provides bid, ask, and midpoint rates. Customers also have access to daily and period average rates aligned to their time zone and can now access open and close prices.
8th March 2018 – SWIFT publishes today the final results from its DLT proof of concept for Nostro reconciliation, one of the largest and most ambitious proofs of concepts run with the emergent technology.
6th March 2018 – UniCredit is anticipating yet another record year for green bonds in 2018. According to the Bank’s figures, the total issuance volume should reach US$130bn in 2018 – a 9% increase compared to 2017’s record issuance volume of US$119bn. UniCredit again expects a very substantial share of green bond placements to originate in Europe. European issuers were a dominant force in the market in 2017, with 49% of total issuance, followed by Asia, especially driven by China, with 27%, and North America (13%).
8th March 2018 – To step up accountability in its supply chain, particularly in terms of the suppliers most exposed to risks such as human rights or environmental issues, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has joined the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a non-profit coalition of more than 120 companies from the electronic, retail, automobile and toy industries. The alliance’s aim is to promote high standards in human rights, safety and security, environmental protection and business ethics.
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With 12 months remaining before Brexit becomes a reality, what are the possible outcomes – and how should treasurers be preparing?