Treasury Management Systems Insights

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Compliance solutions: To build or buy regtech?

14th September 2017

Company: Infosys Limited
Regulatory compliance has always been and will always be one of the top priorities and concerns of every financial institution (FI). Regulatory reforms following the global financial crisis of 2008 compelled FIs to make substantial investments in risk and compliance – both in terms of technology and headcount – to prevent and remediate... read more
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Viewing PSD2 as an opportunity and the benefits of open banking

7th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Erik Zingmark - Co-Head of Transaction Banking, EVP, Nordea Let’s be completely open: Europe’s new Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will fundamentally change banking as we know it. Forever. It is not a fad. Life will be different in 2018 when banks are to allow approved third parties to offer services to their account holders.... read more
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Do cryptocurrencies have a role to play in the future of treasury management?

5th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
As one all-time high in its value rapidly succeeds another, bitcoin’s rise in value has been nothing short of meteoric this year.  On August 17, the digital currency charged past the $4,400 barrier, meaning that its total value went above that of payment giant PayPal. The currency is moving out of the realms of the dark web and... read more
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Editor's picks: Developments in digital banking

1st September 2017

Company: bobsguide
The latest research into digital banking's future: Four key takeaways Alex Hammond, Managing Editor, bobsguide Juniper Research published a white paper titled Futureproofing Digital Banking 2017, in which it highlights its research data focused on the current state of the digital banking industry, and projects the future... read more
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Does a treasury management system always fit the bill?

31st August 2017

Company: bobsguide
A US study, based on the fast food chain Chick-fil-A, has conflicting opinions on whether a TMS is the best option when upgrading from Excel-based forecasting. Cash forecasting is a vital, core functionality for treasury operations. In the 21st century, should treasurers use Excel, business intelligence (BI) tools or a treasury management... read more
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Taking blockchain treasury technology out of the sandbox

17th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
2017 and 2018 have both been predicted to be year blockchain breaks through to the mainstream in fintech, but as of today businesses are still floundering when it comes to finding use cases for the innovative technology. This has not prevented pioneering treasurers from diving into the sandbox to experiment though. Take, for example, the Port of... read more
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CFOs can control how EPS is impacted by currency volatility

7th August 2017

Company: FiREapps
Last year, Wells Fargo surveyed CFOs and treasury executives and more half (55 percent) of the respondents identified foreign exchange (FX) as a primary concern. This concern stems – at least in part – from the fact that most CFOs now operate in environments where their MBOs (management objectives) are directly tied to corporate... read more
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Editor's picks: Developments in blockchain

4th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
Everything you want to know about blockchain but were too afraid to ask Alara Basul, Reporter, bobsguide Blockchain has created a huge amount of buzz in the financial services industry since its official debut into the market in 2009. The question of when blockchain will go mainstream is yet to be answered, but there is constant... read more
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Editor's pick: Fintech and GDPR

28th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
bob’s guide to treasury management systems: How financial professionals can prepare for GDPR Leonie Mercedes - Reporter, bobsguide The penalties for non-compliance of GDPR are high: any breaches incur a maximum penalty of 4% of the organisation’s global annual turnover, or €20m, whichever is more. But many studies... read more
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Global relief at source: The tax gold standard?

24th July 2017

Company: GlobeTax
Right time, right place? The EU Tax Barriers Business Advisory Group (TBBAG) calculated in 2013 that annually, roughly €5.47bn in recoverable tax is retained by EU tax authorities. That figure has continued to climb as investors increasingly diversify their portfolios across a wider selection of asset classes and markets. In recent years,... read more