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  • Person crossing old bridge

    Life after Brexit

    With the UK referendum on EU membership fast approaching, we take a look at some of the challenges corporate treasurers might be grappling with should there be a vote to leave. Has your treasury team considered what life might be like after Brexit?

  • Close up shot of microscope in the laboratory

    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.

  • Rakesh Kochhar, Senior Vice President, Global Treasury and Global Sales Finance, Nissan

    Corporate View: 
    Rakesh Kochhar, Nissan Motor Company Ltd

    To be given full responsibility for a treasury department just four years into your working career is no small feat. But Rakesh Kochhar, Senior Vice President, Global Treasury and Global Sales Finance at Nissan, has demonstrated his capabilities in two continents and is evidence that self-motivation – with the ability to learn from experience – is key to success.

  • Business woman stressed in the office

    How to keep employees happy

    In any company, few things are as costly or as disruptive as good people walking out the door. Preventing low staff morale should be considered a vital part of running every business.

  • Storm breing

    Is scandal brewing in your corporate culture?

    When companies operate in competitive environments, managers are more likely to tolerate unethical business practices if profit is generated, a new study shows. But managers are also likely to punish employees if loss is incurred. As neither of these situations are ideal, we ask: what can be done?

  • Etihad Airways jet. Credit: Dmitry Birin /

    How Etihad Airways selected its transactional banking partners

    Choosing transactional banking partners is often one of the most important decisions a treasury team ever makes. But what do top treasuries look for today in a transaction bank? We asked Etihad Airways to talk us through their selection criteria.

  • Road separates into two different directions

    Finding a new bank tops list of treasury challenges

    Switching banks became a top challenge for Europe’s corporate treasurers after a major provider pulled out of international transaction services last year – and industry experts are warning there could be more disruption still to come.

  • Paul Thwaite, RBS

    Bank Interview: 
    Paul Thwaite, RBS

    What corporate treasurers want from their banks and what they actually get may be mutually exclusive propositions. When a bank claims to have realigned itself with the real needs of its corporate clients, both for the here and now and for the long term, it seems prudent to let that bank explain just what it means.

  • Wooden raft floating on still lake

    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?

  • Team of people putting their hands together

    Building a productive working culture

    With corporate treasurers around the world frequently being asked to do more with less, the need to drive maximum productivity from the treasury team is a must. Tony Osentoski, Director EMEA & Asia Pacific Treasury at Cytec Industries, explains how building a resilient and empowering corporate culture can go a long way to achieving this objective.