Posts Tagged ‘SEPA’

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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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in October

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 focusing on best practice financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from October: How to align…

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EuroFinance 2014: The 3 Dimensions of Disruptive Innovation

At last week´s EuroFinance conference, European treasurers met in Budapest to discuss best practice approaches to handle disruptive innovation from a regulatory, organisational and technology perspective. Deep in the Regulatory Jungle: New regulatory requirements are keeping treasurers busy. Asking treasurers in Budapest which regulation challenged them most, it was really a neck-and-neck race between EMIR…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in August

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team represents decades of treasury experience. They are Reval’s think tank focusing on best practice financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. Here are the articles our experts recommend: Technology: A Tonic for Treasury Reporting @gtnewsdotcom Cash and Risk Visibility Top Treasury Concerns: Survey @wsjeurope Best Practices in Managing Excess…

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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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Beyond SEPA: Next Steps to Payments Excellence

By Günther Peer, Reval Regional Vice President, Solutions Consulting, EMEA Although most SEPA projects are complete, or are close to completion, treasures should not consider their focus on payments as being over. Instead, they should consider SEPA a preparation exercise and take the next steps towards optimization and sophistication in payments management. As the trend…

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How to Turbo Start your SEPA Journey

By Günther Peer, Reval Regional Vice President Solutions Consulting, EMEA An update on SEPA migration published by the European Central Bank (ECB) in January 2014 shows that implementation on SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) is progressing well, whereas migration to SEPA Direct Debits (SDDs) is still challenging many corporations. The good news for some corporations is…

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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 STRABAG´s Andreas Nestler

Andreas Nestler, Treasurer, STRABAG SE, shares views and visions in an interview with Reval. 1) What has been the most challenging project in your treasury department in 2013? STRABAG SE processes about 3 billion payments in 19 countries with 50 banks per year. As we have a lot of Euro payments, SEPA has definitively been…

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