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    Veolia enters the panda bond market

    The French multinational joins a small number of foreign corporates that have tapped the nascent Chinese onshore bond market. Treasury Today talks exclusively to Claire Bechaux, Director of Treasury at Veolia who shares their story.

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    60 Second Interview: Cefi Chen, Regional Treasury Director China and Russia, Cummins

    All eyes have been on China of late as the economy continues to transition towards the ‘new normal’. For businesses operating in the country the shift is creating new challenges, seemingly on a daily basis. But Cefi Chen, Regional Treasury Director China and Russia at Cummins sees past these challenges and recognises an opportunity for the corporate treasury department to raise its profile.

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    A breakthrough in bank fee management?

    It is important to know how much you are paying for banking services. But for treasurers this has typically been an impossible job. Until now.

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    Funding: a costly business

    In recent years, corporate treasurers have had to take a renewed look at their funding structures as regulation pushes up financing fees. In this article, Tim De Knegt, Treasurer for the Port of Rotterdam provides his perspectives on the current situation and why it might be a good time to look at alternatives.

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    Currency reform troubles treasurers in China

    A survey conducted by J.P. Morgan highlights that recent currency reforms have had a significant impact on businesses in China.

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    Goldman brings ETFs to the cash investor

    It’s an Exchange Traded Fund, but not like one you will have seen before. Goldman Sachs Asset Management tell us why they think their new ETF that offers daily liquidity will be a big hit with corporate cash investors.

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    What do you want from PSD2?

    With the Payment Services Directive 2 on the horizon, what can corporate treasurers be doing to ensure the regulation works in their favour?

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    ION’s Reval takeover: the lowdown

    Reval explains what the takeover means for its corporate customers.

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    US MMF reform: the initial assessment

    Last week, Treasury Today provided a brief refresher on the US money market fund reform. Now, just under a week since the reforms went live, we speak to Andrew Linton, Head of Global Liquidity Product Development at J.P. Morgan Asset Management who provides commentary on the changes and offers some practical advice for corporate treasurers.

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    Challenges on the way to KYC standardisation

    It didn’t take long for third-party providers to spot opportunities in the ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) regulatory burden faced by banks and their corporate clients. KYC Registries, and more in-depth managed service providers, have sprung into action to support bank compliance with regulation on money laundering, terrorism finance and the hundreds of other demands for more transparency in the wake of the financial crisis. For treasurers brave enough to jump on board, the new platforms promise a light at the end of the tunnel.