Posts Tagged ‘Cash Management’

Payments Technology: Integration Pays Off Twice

SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) set the corporate payment landscape into motion to harmonise payment formats and instruments. The standard improves the efficiency of cross-border payments and creates a single market for euro payments. In order to ensure SEPA compliance and benefit from its new rules, treasurers (particularly those in Europe) are continuing to adapt…

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Cash Optimization: Practical Steps to Get a Handle on Your Cash

Cash is the lifeline of your business. Managed well, your company grows and remains stable, but managed poorly, the impact could be devastating.  Proper cash forecasting and optimization enables you to maximize operational efficiency and mitigate risk. If you haven’t been giving your cash the attention it deserves, you are probably endangering your short- and…

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Five Rewards Asian Treasuries Can Reap from Embracing Straight-through Processing

Asia’s complex and competitive landscape means that corporate treasurers have to cope with a range of issues such as market, counterparty and price risk along with running efficient liquidity management across different asset classes and currencies. As a result, they need an integrated treasury workflow that streamlines processes effectively and provides them timely access to…

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Four Areas Where Technology Can Set Your People Free

We often hear about strategic treasury, but with many treasury professionals still consumed with mundane tasks, it’s time to consider how technology can free your team’s analytical skills to deliver intelligence senior management can act upon for strategic initiatives. Below, I’ve listed just a few areas where embracing treasury technology can help you leverage the…

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Treasury Outlook with Virgin Atlantic´s Giovanni Sinatra

Giovanni Sinatra, Front Office Treasury Manager, Financial Risk and Fuel Management at Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd shares views and visions in an interview with Reval. 1) What was the most challenging project in your treasury department in 2013? Increasing regulatory requirements kept our treasury team busy in 2013. As an airline company, we have a…

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Forecasting the Future: Why Treasury Needs to Work Smarter Than Ever

Have you ever worked a job where your official goals and your bonus metrics didn’t align? If your bonus incented you to behave in a manner that was opposed to the goals set for your department, you probably followed your wallet. I find that companies often have the same problem with their cash forecasts: the…

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Treasurers: Your credit risk just increased by $1.7 trillion. Now what?

Collectively, corporate treasurers will wake up on January 1st with a credit risk hangover in the sum of approximately $1.7 trillion.  This is because of the sunset of Dodd-Frank regulations since 2010 that provided treasurers with unlimited FDIC insurance on non-interest bearing account balances. So what’s next?  If companies have not already acted on this event, treasurers…

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