Features : Focus On Liquidity

TREASURY MANAGEMENT: ASIA Facing a unique set of challenges, treasurers in Asia-Pacific are focusing on improving liquidity management.     Newton: Organizations placing investment want to know exactly where it is being invested. It is a tough time for corporates ...

TCM Guide : Proving Ground

BANK RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT   How banks treat their customers through the current hard times will define their relationships for years to come.   Moinian warns corporates to be cautious: "Banks in trouble are offering extremely good rates". A wave of ...

TCM Guide : The Bigger Picture

LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT   Corporate treasurers are fully reviewing all of their liquidity structures and relationships to ensure maximum efficiency, best access to credit and best returns on excess cash.   Rossi: We have seen a number of our large corporate ...

TCM Guide : Paper Cuts

ELECTRONIC INVOICING   Watkinson: RBS has created an open e-invoicing solution in an attempt to make it user-friendly for customers. At the height of the dot-com boom, anyone attending the multitude of technology summits touting the next big “disruptive technology” ...

Features : Changing Investment Strategies

CHANGING INVESTMENT STRATEGIES CORPORATE TOOLBOX / SHORT-TERM INVESTING Credit market turmoil has forced corporate treasurers to re-evaluate their investment strategies. They are scrutinizing short-term investments for their strength and creditworthiness and demanding much greater information from the banks with whom ...

Features : Clear Path

SECTOR REPORT / TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT Large corporations are leaping at the chance to connect directly to the banks’ financial messaging network. Some of the banks are not so keen, though. Afew years ago, many companies had probably never ...

TCM Guide 2007 : Identity Solution

CORPORATE ID MANAGEMENT As corporate treasury systems become increasingly automated, businesses and their banking partners are devising innovative techniques to ensure only authorized personnel can make payments.   Wendel: In approximately 25% of cases, account signatories are wrong. Hans-Maarten van ...

TCM Guide 2007 : Online FX

EXCHANGE CHANGE ONLINE FOREIGN EXCHANGE   Key players in the online foreign exchange markets are hoping that new entrants and the integration of interdealer and dealer-to-client platforms will end the stagnation that is hindering workflow development.     Theodorou: Many ...