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March 2021 4 Min Read

Five Trends in Finance and Cash Management Technology for 2021

The past few months have transformed the way finance teams work. The disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to adopt technological solutions at an accelerated rate, while many operate from their homes, tackling a list of new and ongoing...

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February 2021 16 Min Read

The Resilient Treasurer: Building a Digital Armoury for 2021

Without question, the Covid-19 pandemic has strengthened the business case for digitisation and dramatically increased the pace of digital adoption. Treasury 4.0 technologies, such as data analytics and application programming interfaces, will be key to building...

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September 2019 11 Min Read

IBOR Transition: Challenges and Impacts for Corporate Treasurers

South Africa’s major corporates seem not to have awakened yet to the fact that in a few years interbank offered rates (such as LIBOR and JIBAR) will transition to alternative reference rates. This transition will be one of the most significant transformations of...

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September 2019 8 Min Read

Maximising the Benefits of Leasing for the Treasury Function

New lease accounting standards have shone a spotlight on Lease versus Buy decision-making, as well as the effective management of leases. As such, now is the perfect time to consider ways to maximise the benefits of leasing for your organisation – from better...

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May 2019 9 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Barbara Shortall, Northern Ireland Water

It’s not just technical abilities Barbara Shortall looks for when recruiting for her team. Communication and relationship-building skills are high on her list, as well as the ability to “enjoy the complexities” of treasury. And if any of those complexities ever...

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April 2019 4 Min Read

TMS Transition Put to the Test

By Arnault Gitzinger, Head of Group Cash Management, Eurofins Scientific Complex cash management processes meant Eurofins Scientific had a specific set of demands for its new treasury management system. This case study outlines the biotechnology company’s transition...

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October 2018 6 Min Read

Multilateral Netting Reloaded

Multilateral netting is one of the most underestimated ways to optimise intercompany payments and group performance. In this Executive Interview, Eleanor Hill, Editor, asks Martin Bellin, Founder and CEO of the BELLIN Group, to explain why multilateral netting deserves...

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October 2018 6 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Naomi Holland, Intel Corporation

Naomi Holland, International Treasurer for Intel Corporation, details her career progression and describes the challenges of successfully balancing her family life while returning to a senior role after an eight-year career break. How did you come into treasury and...

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June 2018 7 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Anne Catherine Sailley, Steelcase

With enough energy to light up the Eiffel Tower, Anne Catherine Sailley is busy continuously improving the Steelcase treasury function – yet still finds time to co-head the EACT’s cyber security working group and organise charitable missions in India. In this...

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June 2018 10 Min Read

Setting up a Treasury in Romania for Skanska

In 2011, after more than nine years running treasury and risk management in one of the largest construction companies in Poland, Skanska SA, I was invited to start the company’s operations in Romania, which would be concerned with construction and office...

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May 2018 3 Min Read

A Currency Roundtable to Weather FX Headwinds

Recently, Jon Vincent, Tennant Company’s Senior Treasury Analyst, spoke at an industry conference describing how Tennant, a multinational corporation with manufacturing operations in the US, Brazil, The Netherlands, Italy and China, reduced its foreign exchange (FX)...

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May 2018 11 Min Read

Treasury Transformation: Achieving Operational and Financial Efficiency

Endemol Shine Group, a leading media company that produces and distributes multi-platform entertainment content, wanted to invest in new, longer-term projects to meet growing audience demand. But as a highly leveraged organisation, the company needed to self-fund these...