Posts Tagged ‘Financial Risk Management’

Landsvirkjun Chooses Reval to Automate Treasury Management

Iceland’s Largest Electricity Generator to Manage Cash, Financial Risk and Reporting under IFRS London – 5 December 2016 – Landsvirkjun, Iceland’s largest electricity generator and one of Europe’s leading renewable energy companies, has chosen the cloud-based power of Reval for automating treasury and financial risk management. The company will create a common cloud platform for…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in February 2016

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team helps treasurers from around the world leverage technology for operational and strategic challenges. They keep a strong pulse on the market and are Reval’s think tank. Their focus is on best practices for financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from…

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10 Fundamental Questions Every Risk Manager Should Review

As a risk manager one of your primary responsibilities is the managing and hedging of enterprise-wide exposures. Although day-to-day operations keep you busy, there are 10 fundamental questions every risk manager should review from time to time. The first five questions are related to exposure management: 1. When last was our risk management policy updated? Should…

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3 Steps to Efficient FX Exposure Netting

FX risks are hedged in one way or the other in many companies. In its most basic form, you hedge every single FX position. But you do not have to stop here! Let´s look at an example to demonstrate the advantages of a more rigorous FX risk management approach and how hedging costs can be…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in April

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team helps treasurers around the world leverage technology for operational and strategic challenges. They keep a strong pulse on the market and are Reval’s think tank. Their focus is on best practices for financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from April:…

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New Podcast: How Treasurers Are Coping with Negative Interest Rates

In Reval´s TRM Minute, Günther Peer, Vice President at Reval, discusses how corporate treasurers balance liquidity, security and yield in today´s negative interest rate environment. Find out what options you have to protect your capital! Listen to more podcasts using these links: Reval’s Podcast Site: http://reval.libsyn.com/clarity-in-the-cloud Reval´s iTunes Site: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/reval-podcasts-on-treasury/id592812379

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Four steps to achieving an integrated treasury organization

A recent Aberdeen 2014 Excellence in Financial Management Report confirms that the top two pressures facing organizations today are increased financial risk and an inability to accurately forecast cash flows. With 41% citing increased financial risk and 35% reporting that an inability to accurately forecast cash flows keeps them up at night, it is a…

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Basel III: Changing the Game for Banks and Treasurers Alike

As a consequence of the financial turmoil in 2008, Basel III adds new requirements for the composition and quality of capital to financial institutions. Thinking of Basel III as a regulation for banks only may leave you unprepared for the effect it can have on corporate treasury. Anticipating capital restrictions, banks have already increased interest…

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Treasury Talent Crisis – Supply versus demand, retention or technology?

Much is being made around availability of treasury professionals with desired skillsets. With the increased focus on managing financial risk and the focus on growth, there is no doubt that Treasury is becoming a financial nerve center of the organization, the foundation for all strategic decisions. ‘With great power comes great responsibility’ and whether it was Voltaire…

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Cash Forecasting…..Why Should You Bother?

For corporate treasurers, cash forecasting continues to be a hot topic.  According to recent and numerous, global surveys, cash forecasting (along with financial risk management) ranks either number one or number two in improvement focus for Treasurers in 2012.  So why?  Given the tumultuousness of worldwide markets, having an accurate and confident cash flow forecast…

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