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April 2022 12 Min Read

How to Evaluate a TMS in 2022

Michael Kolman (ION Treasury) explains to TMI just how far the TMS has come since its arrival 40 years ago.

Article

March 2022 6 Min Read

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

Last April [1], Mark Sutton, Senior Manager, Corporate Treasury Advisor, Zanders, questioned the proposed industry logic that would require corporates globally to provide a full structured address as part of the adoption of the new XML Version 9 payments message. The...

Article

February 2022 14 Min Read

API Days: From Talk to Action

Since the first APIs started appearing in the bank-to-treasury space a few years ago, driven in part by the open banking revolution, there has been much talk of their transformational power. We consider the reality behind the claim, exploring the possibilities and the...

Blog

December 2021 3 Min Read

From ISO 2022 to EPI: the Industry Initiatives Driving Treasury Transformation

Data-driven services have transformed the retail banking experience, and are now firmly on the agenda for corporate treasurers. A recent survey by Icon Solutions found that 79% of banks recognise expectations from corporate clients are increasing. Real-time cash...

Article

October 2021 10 Min Read

Payments Vision 2025: The Inside Track

Developments such as instant payments, digital currencies, and enriched data services are poised to shake up treasury management. In a recent podcast, TMI spoke to three experts to understand how, by working together, corporates and financial institutions are set to...

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 required....

Article

August 2021 10 Min Read

Payments Tech: Delivering Strategic Advantage

The payments space has been put to the test over the past 18 months or so as businesses continue to face up to the challenges of the pandemic and intense commercial pressures. As new channels of operation and innovative technologies come on stream, Luc Belpaire,...

Article

August 2021 11 Min Read

It’s Now or Never: Keeping Pace with Real-Time Payments

Treasurers in business-to-business (B2B) sectors can no longer write off real-time payments as ‘only fit for consumer industries’. Value limits are increasing and usage is trending upwards [1] [2]. What’s more, innovation is bringing added value – ranging from...

Article

June 2021 12 Min Read

What is it Really Like Working with a Fintech?

Roundtable Debate Innovations in treasury technology and processes are vital for future-proofing the function. But how can treasurers decide who to partner with – banks, vendors or fintechs – to help implement cutting-edge solutions? Or should they innovate...

Article

June 2021 23 Min Read

Taking Digital Treasury to the Next Level: A No-Nonsense Guide

Introduction Conor MaherHead of Transaction Banking Products, NatWest Moving beyond the Covid catalyst For many corporate treasurers, 2020 was a crash course in digital transformation. As companies adjusted to global lockdown and remote working as a result of the...

Article

June 2021 17 Min Read

The Rising Velocity of Cash and Data: Establishing a Real-time Treasury

As real-time payments and collections gain traction, the velocity of cash is accelerating. In turn, treasurers must move away from outdated systems and batch processing, while exploring the possibilities of real-time investing. They must also learn how to handle and...

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 manda...