• Person voting in the EU referendum

    Sterling strategies tested as EU vote looms

    If recent polls are to be believed, the UK may be on the brink of voting to leave the EU. Hedged or not, corporates are likely to be in for a bumpy ride should that be the case.

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    Samsonite: making a case for SCF

    Last year, Samsonite, the world’s largest travel luggage company, received a Highly Commended award at the Treasury Today Asia Adam Smith Awards for its innovative supply chain finance solution. Here, we talk to Paul Melkebeke, Vice President, Supply Asia at Samsonite who explains how they did it and how you can too.

  • Etihad Airways, Winner Treasury Today’s Top Treasury Team, Best Financing Solution and Best Cash Management Solution

    Rising to the challenge

    Some of corporate treasury’s biggest innovators were honoured at the 9th annual Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards in London last week. We spoke to a selection of the winning treasurers who, in the face of an ever more complex set of challenges, have showcased remarkable creativity and hard work in developing new groundbreaking solutions.

  • Amol Gupte, Citi, Vivian Peng, Flex Group and Xueqing Wu, Bank of China

    Adam Smith Awards Asia 2016: Stake your claim

    This week, nominations open for the 2016 Adam Smith Awards Asia, giving treasurers operating in the region the opportunity for recognition.

  • Silhouette of two business people having conversation

    KYC gets serious

    Recent events have shown that regulators are becoming increasingly serious about KYC. And this is having a detrimental impact on corporates and their banking relationships.

  • Team of business people analyzing statistics

    The new start-up in treasury

    The concept of treasury being a strategic partner has been around for some time now, but rarely do you see this in execution in such a way as at Pfizer. Here, we take a closer look at how the Global Economics team translates the analysis treasury does to fulfil day-to-day tasks into reports for use across the business, and how other smaller teams could replicate similar ideas.

  • Money being sweeped away like garbage

    Don’t waste money on supply chain finance

    Supply chain finance has potential to save businesses significant sums if current thinking on this subject gives way to a new model, optimising the financial supply chain. One treasurer urges you to rethink the topic.

  • Tools for working with nuts and bolts

    Current treasury resources not sufficient for expanded role

    As the role and importance of the treasurer increase, it seems the resources available to do the job are not keeping up.

  • Knight wearing armor and holding a sword with both hands

    Banks rush to defend SCF

    Ratings agencies and regulators are demanding more transparency around supply chain finance. But is the use of SCF to disguise leverage as common as has been implied? The banks think not.

  • Big and small bird sitting on a fence

    Could the mini-bond work for your business?

    Mini-bonds are relatively new debt instruments being utilised by a number of organisations to raise finance. Here, we take a look at the product and its rather unique characteristics.