The Association for Financial Professionals has published practical guidelines to help corporate finance practitioners write effective requests for proposals (RFPs) for global treasury services. Standardized RFPs for Global Treasury Services includes questions that organizations can ask treasury services providers to evaluate their capabilities. Services addressed in the publication include account structure, depository and collections services, liquidity management, globalfunds transfer, electronic banking and information reporting, and foreign exchange. The book also provides questions to assess service providers’technical capabilities and their procedures for disaster recovery,implementation and customer service. Finally, since the information that an organization provides about itself is crucial to the selection of a service provider, the publication includes questions that an RFP issuer can use to provide details about its objectives, organizational structure and operations.
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