Posts Tagged ‘Dodd-Frank’

ACT Conference Review: The Age of Treasury – Evolution or Revolution?

At the ACT Annual Conference, over 600 finance professionals from every major industry and from all career levels met in May in Manchester to review what´s challenging treasury and how treasury is adapting. Uncertainty Challenges UK Treasurers Finance professionals in the UK face a lot of uncertainty. There is uncertainty about Scotland´s future, the UK´s participation…

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Which Commodity Risk Manager Are You And Where Are You Heading?

In an era of tightening profit margins, high commodity price volatility and increased supplier credit risk, CFOs are increasingly turning to their treasurers for help. As treasurers are dealing with the complexities of foreign exchange, interest rate or credit risk on a daily basis, they have established risk management frameworks, and therefore, are trusted to…

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Treasury Outlook with Swarovski´s Oliver Gygax

Oliver Gygax, Vice President Corporate Treasury at Swarovski shares views and visions in an interview with Reval. 1) What has been the most challenging project in your treasury department in 2013? The new “Know Your Customer” requirements differ a lot from country to country, complicating bank relationship management. In some cases, opening a new bank…

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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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Another Common Sense Win For End-Users Under Dodd-Frank

Better late than never. Last week the CFTC provided a no-action letter recommending that the Commission does not enforce the requirement for inter-affiliate swap reporting under Part 45 governing Swap Data Repository (SDR) rules.  Under these rules, a non-financial corporate that centralizes its hedging activity by consolidating its group needs into a larger dealer-facing swap…

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Two years later, the Dodd-Frank train has left the station.

With the passing of the Swap Definition rule on Tuesday, July 10th the clock really starts ticking as some key rules are going into effect this fall.  Any rational person would assume that before you write rules governing Swaps, you start with the simple task of defining the Swap.  Unfortunately life in the derivative world…

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Welcome to the Treasury Grapevine, a new blog from Reval

What’s keeping you up at night? The Eurozone crisis? Dodd-Frank?  The fragile economy?  Oil market volatility?  Each of these concerns are enough to keep treasurers and CFOs around the globe up at night; combined, and it’s a wonder any of us sleep at all. Although crises are the norm in today’s financial environment, treasury organizations…

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