Treasury Services Supplement 2019

Every year, new disruptive technologies are wafted, tantalisingly, in front of treasurers at one of the biggest events in the corporate treasury calendar, EuroFinance. For the last couple of years, Innovation Alley and the tech breakout sessions have allowed the normally risk-averse world of treasury to dip their toes in technologies like blockchain, machine-learning and cryptocurrencies. Most treasurers wouldn’t touch cryptocurrencies with a barge pole. As guardians of a company’s cash and liquidity, their job is to preserve capital—not bet it on risky investments in cryptocurrencies or blockchain pilots.