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March 2022 19 Min Read

Treasury First – 20 Years of the EACT

As the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) celebrates its 20th anniversary during 2022, it is an appropriate moment to reflect upon its journey from being a group of professionals largely concerned with their own national concerns, to the visionary,...

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January 2022 10 Min Read

Bats at the Ready! – Navigating Treasury Curve Balls in 2022

Expecting the unexpected is de rigueur these days. So, we asked Peter Cunningham, Managing Director, Head of Corporate and Public Sector Sales, EMEA, Citi, to stand in left field, gaze into his crystal ball, and give us his predictions for the challenges and opportunities...

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November 2021 3 Min Read

Reporting Rules Changing for Crypto Assets

The $1tr. Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, recently signed by US President Joe Biden, includes a tax code change that brings crypto under the tax reporting microscope. What does increased interest on the part of the regulatory authorities mean for corporates holding or...

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August 2021 11 Min Read

Investment Challenges and Opportunities for Treasurers as ESG Drive Accelerates

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is now a major area of responsibility for organisations – and treasurers have a crucial role to play in its implementation. A recent TMI webinar featuring Aberdeen Standard Investments, S&P, and corporate sustainability...

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May 2021 21 Min Read

Crypto: Can it Ever Be Right for Treasury?

In an era where arguably even normally dependable gilts have shifted from being ‘risk-free returns’ to ‘return-free risks’, have cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin finally become viable assets? Or has recent market turbulence, coupled with regulatory inte...

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May 2021 5 Min Read

Digital Gold Creating Yield for Treasurers

When the first ever government-backed, sharia-compliant, gold-based financial infrastructure was launched in Indonesia this month, it signalled new ways of thinking about corporate payments and yield generation. TMI decided to find out more. Payments systems come and...

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February 2021 5 Min Read

Advanced Financial Market Communication

Evidence From France The users of financial statements issued by French companies are able to analyse corporate performance and make better-informed decisions thanks to the higher level of disclosure required by the country’s financial markets supervisor. Could the...

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October 2019 6 Min Read

Lease-Accounting-as-a-Service: Automating IFRS 16 Compliance

Consistently meeting the ongoing compliance requirements of the new lease accounting standard, IFRS 16, is no mean feat. The extra resources that finance leaders had at their disposal to meet the 1 January 2019 deadline have now faded away and senior stakeholders are...

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September 2019 6 Min Read

Corporate FX Hedging in Evolving African Markets

Unprecedented economic shifts in global markets have created uncertainty across the board, fuelling currency volatility particularly in emerging market economies. As a result African currencies tend to take the brunt the most, when compared to that of developed...

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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 6 Min Read

Corporate Treasury at a Crossroads:

The Challenges and Opportunities in Modernising Treasury Operations Treasurers are struggling to modernise treasury operations at a time when the consequences of technological weaknesses have never been greater. The expanding role of the treasury function, accelerated...

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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...