Article

June 2022 12 Min Read

Inflation, Rate Hikes and Regulatory Scrutiny Shake Up Short-Term Investments

The cash investment landscape is being disrupted by higher sustained inflation, rising interest rates, and new regulatory proposals for MMFs. Corporate treasurers not only need to evaluate the impact of these various drivers on their optimal portfolio composition –...

The Urgent Case for a European Rating Agency Article

June 2022 6 Min Read

The Urgent Case for a European Rating Agency

Europe’s financial health and sovereignty depends on having home-grown capacity to assess credit and ESG risk. American rating agencies currently dominate the market but, as Guillaume Jolivet, Chief Operating Officer, Scope Group, argues, European corporates and...

Article

May 2022 9 Min Read

Be Prepared! 

European treasurers urged to join consultation as MMF reform proposals threaten LVNAV viability

Article

April 2022 11 Min Read

An Inconvenient Truth: SEC MMF Proposals Disappoint as Treasurers Not Compensated for the Risks They Take

Following March 2020’s pandemic-induced liquidity shock, the Securities and Exchange Commission has been examining how to regulate the money market fund (MMF) sector in the US further. Proposals under consideration include replacing liquidity fees and redemption...

Article

March 2022 6 Min Read

Update on The Pain Points of the New Structured Address Block (Part 2)

The SWIFT MT to MX migration starts its three-year adoption plan in November 2022 within the interbank payments messaging space.

Article

October 2021 4 Min Read

ISO 20022 Migration for Corporates: Start Planning Now

The impending migration of crucial clearing systems, national banks, and SWIFT to ISO 20022 seems to be a decisive step towards a true global standard for payment transactions. And it’s only a matter of time before corporate participation will be...

Article

October 2021 9 Min Read

MMF Reforms Risk Missing the Point

Money market funds are once again in the cross hairs of regulators in the US and Europe following a brief liquidity crunch in March 2020. Sebastian Ramos, Executive Vice President, Global Trading and Products, ICD, discusses the risks that over-zealous reforms could...

Article

September 2021 10 Min Read

Tackling the Complexities of IBOR Transition

Time is running out for treasurers to complete their interbank offered rate transition projects with the deadline of December 31 2021 rapidly approaching. A recent TMI webinar with Salmon Software brought together three experts to discuss the complexities ahead,...

Podcast

July 2021 32:27

Tackling the Complexities of IBOR Transition

TMI's Ben Poole speaks to Shaun Kennedy (Associated British Ports), Tassos Dimopoulos (Salmon Software), and Svenja Schumacher (Deloitte), who provide listeners with everything they need to know about the upcoming transition from IBOR to risk-free rates (RFRs). Our...

Video

July 2021

Tackling the Complexities of IBOR Transition

A TMI Webinar with Salmon Software, Deloitte and Associated British Ports. This video is a recording of a live event that took place on Tuesday 29 June 2021. Speakers Shaun Kennedy, Group Treasurer, Associated British PortsTassos Dimopoulos,...

Article

June 2021 9 Min Read

Beat Deadline Drama by Tackling the LIBOR Transition Today

The end date for LIBOR is just months away. For those treasurers who haven’t acted already, now is the time to identify LIBOR exposures, have a contingency plan for accidental oversights, and understand the different challenges presented by the new market risk-free...

Article

April 2021 6 Min Read

All Round the Houses

The Pain Points of the New ISO 20022 Structured Address Block With Version 9 XML on the horizon, it is time to question the logic of mandating corporates to de-merge data only for banks to merge it again in the validation process. Here, we ask for your feedback...