Treasury Management Systems Insights
12th July 2018
One of the major challenges facing small businesses can be finding the financing necessary to get off the ground and achieve growth. The difficulty of establishing a solid credit history in the face of unpredictable cash flows can make traditional credit providers wary, particularly those burdened by clunky legacy systems and changes in... read more
11th July 2018
In this fintalk, bobsguide speaks to Anders La Cour, CEO of Saxo Payments Banking Circle.
La Cour and Banking Circle are pioneers in adopting the financial utility model in order to drive down costs and increase efficiency for market participants.
Here, La Cour offers his opinion on how banks can reduce cost on cross-border payments as well... read more
6th July 2018
The global rise in financial regulation and international expansion of financial operations are driving treasury departments in banks to remodel and integrate their activities. This shift is mostly affecting automation and straight-through-processing (STP) in front-to-back office operations, the tools to facilitate regulatory compliance and... read more
6th July 2018
In recent years, financial organisations have been attempting to pull more value from their data. Regulations – such as Mifid II – have provoked market participants to get a better handle on the information they store, but it doesn’t always come easily. bobsguide spoke with Tom Wieczorek, managing director, product management, and... read more
4th July 2018
San Francisco-based Ripple has had meteoric success, many would argue off the back of the crypto hype but few can deny the possibilities of what the company was bringing to market: Remittance and international settlement in seconds - not hours or days.
It has the correspondent banking world looking on in interest. Directors and treasurers from... read more
26th June 2018
The future of finance sits at a precarious juncture.
Over the past few years, banks, trading houses and financial services providers – small and large – have become completely reliant on financial technology. The result has been more competitive, safer, and most transparent markets. It seems difficult to see how such progress could... read more
25th June 2018
Calypso Technology has been developing blockchain solutions for capital markets for the past two years, cooperating closely with leading industry technology infrastructure companies and end-users. Significant progress has already been made, and Calypso has an aggressive product roadmap to expand the solution further. In this interview, Mayank Shah,... read more
18th June 2018
The role of the corporate treasurer has evolved over the past decade. Treasurers have had to become risk managers, corporate strategy advisors, compliance officers, data scientists, regulator managers and liquidity risk managers – all, in addition to the traditional skillsets their roles required.
The problem with this is that some... read more
15th June 2018
2017 saw corporate investment in blockchain technology hit record highs. This year, every day new proofs of concept are demonstrating potentially huge benefits across a number of sectors, including commodity trading, and a recent Research and Markets report predicts that the global blockchain market will grow from $411.5m in 2017 to $7.68bn by... read more
14th June 2018
The Chinese government has been promising to open up its financial markets ever since Bill Clinton was in the White House. Yet over the course of the past two decades, foreign investors and corporate entities looking to enter China’s thriving finance sector have been continually met with fierce regulatory roadblocks.
With the threat of a... read more