Special Report: Sepa

THE JOURNEY BEGINS By Denise Bedell Upcoming end-dates for Sepa migration prompt companies to begin planning projects. Corporates in Europe are facing the inevitability of Sepa compliance in or around 2014—when end-dates for migration from domestic legacy direct debit systems ...

FX: Europe's Unresolved Crises

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE By Gordon Platt Safe-haven buying drove US bond yields to the lowest level since 1950, and the dollar rose as the tumultuous summer of 2011 drew to a close with no solution in sight to ...

US Treasury Department Going Paperless

MILESTONES: UNITED STATES By Anita Hawser There is nothing quite like the threat of a debt default and a whopping budget deficit to focus policymakers’ minds on cutting costs. E–invoicing to reduce Treasury costs In an effort to reduce the ...

Preparing For Basel III

COVER STORY: MISSING PIECES By Michael Shari Corporations are adding up the costs—and looking at alternatives to increasingly expensive banking services. It would be hard to find a multinational corporation with a firmer grip on the intricacies of global finance ...

Regulators In The Driver’s Seat

SIBOS 2011— REGULATION By Denise Bedell Companies—and their banks—are increasingly mindful of how regulatory changes, such as the introduction of Basel III, will affect their corporate banking activities and the cost of banking services. Wholesale banking activities—in particular, straight lending—are ...

Ceremony: TCM Awards

TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT: AWARD CEREMONY Treasury Trove On Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the Harvard Club of New York City, Global Finance held its annual awards ceremony honoring the World’s Best Treasury and Cash Management Providers 2011. A ceremonious ...

Go With The Flow

CORPORATE TOOLBOX: LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT By Anita Hawser Banks are offering increasingly innovative products to help companies make the most of their internal liquidity. It might be hard to picture now, but just five years ago credit was so cheap that ...

Best Banks For Liquidity Management

Best Banks for Liquidity Management North America J.P. Morgan In 2010, J.P. Morgan Treasury Services rolled out the bank’s “integrated global liquidity platform,” J.P. Morgan ACCESS Liquidity Solutions, which provides customers with an overview of their global multicurrency cash and ...

Best Treasury Management Systems & Services Providers

Best Treasury Management Systems & Services Providers Accounts Payable Services Bottomline Technologies As companies increase their focus on automating payables in order to reduce the inefficiencies associated with handling paper invoices and to reduce days sales outstanding (DSO), competition among ...

Best Banks For Payments And Collections

Best Banks for Payments and Collections North America Wells Fargo Payments and collections may be the bread and butter of most cash management banks, but the real differentiator is breadth and depth of capabilities, product innovation and market coverage. Wells ...

Best Providers Of Money Market Funds

Best Providers of Money Market Funds North America J.P. Morgan Asset Management A consistent winner in this category, J.P. Morgan Asset Management has more than a $1 trillion in assets under management. It has a dedicated short-term investment division, J.P. ...

Best Banks For Risk Management

Best Banks for Risk Management North America Bank of America Merrill Lynch Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s substantial investment in platforms and solutions in the treasury and cash management space is helping its clients gain a clearer view of their ...

Best White Label System Provider

Best White Label System Provider BNY Mellon Enterprise Treasury Services While other banks have made a concerted effort to white-label some of their solutions only in the past five to 10 years, BNY Mellon Enterprise Treasury Services has been in ...

Best Bank For Cash Management

Best Bank for Cash Management: Global Winner Global Citi Citi’s Global Transaction Services division invests $1 billion annually in technology in an effort not only to keep up to speed with customers’ needs but to preempt their future requirements, particularly ...

Awards: Treasury & Cash Management

ANNUAL SURVEY: CASH CONTROL By Anita Hawser In a reflection of the changes taking place in the global economy, new battle lines are being drawn by the global cash management banks, particularly in regions like Asia and Africa. The banks ...