During the last decade, most corporate treasurers have reversed direction from consolidation to duplication of their bank relationships as trust in banks collapsed due to the financial crisis. Chris Skinner, chairman of the Financial Services Club, chief executive of Balatro and author of Digital Bank, asks is this a reversible trend or one that will continue?
Corporate Treasury 2014
Corporate treasury departments must now evolve from a processing unit to a division which contributes to strategic enterprise planning. This increased visibility means mounting pressure on corporate treasurers. This report identifies key areas in treasury management where focus is to be paid: better managing financial risk, keeping up-to-date with new regulation and capitalising on investment opportunities, including cloud-based treasury solutions.
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Cloud computing offers clear advantages for treasurers who cannot be sure of their future IT needs, as Helen Sanders reports
As the financial landscape continues to evolve in the wake of the 2008 banking crisis, corporate treasurers must keep pace with resulting new regulation which could have knock-on effects for corporations, writes Rebecca Brace
Although UK companies, outside the eurozone, do not have to comply until 2016, some already see the benefit of services within the Single Euro Payments Area, as Rebecca Brace discovers