It’s almost time for the Treasury Leaders Summit that will take place on the 5-6 of December in London, where senior treasury and finance leaders from across global capitals will come together to discuss the key issues impacting their industry. With a schedule packed with in-depth talks on the future of treasury and how to successfully protect your assets, we’ve done the hard work for you and picked out 10 things you can’t afford to miss at the event.
We hope to see you there.
The evolving role of the treasurer
In what promises to be a great discussion, listen to speakers from Booking.com and Dominos on how the role of the treasurer has evolved from solving back-office solutions to becoming more businesses focused and influential.
Here you will be able to watch quick pitches from the short-listed start-ups, innovators and disruptors, that will showcase their approach to a product or service. The winner will be announced on day two of the summit.
How to protect your assets
Did you know that 90% of larger organisations have explained that they have suffered from a form of data security breach, with 74% of small-to-medium sized companies reporting similar issues. In this discussion, hear about how digitalisation can provide several advances to an organisation and how best to prevent fraud and protect your assets.
The future of payments
Hear from Franco Motta on the advancements in technology and customers’ increasing appetite for speed and convenience are revolutionising the way we pay and manage our finances. This session explores the digital, consumer and regulatory drivers for what the future of payments look like.
Tim de Knegt, manager of strategic finance and treasury at Port of Rotterdam, has recently implemented a Blockchain PoC into his organisation. He will be discussing how to build your business case for early acceptance and adoption as well as best practice advice to implement this new technology. Discover how sharing high-quality data, generate transparency and complete transactions efficiently lowers costs and risk. Read our interview with him here.
How to partner with your CFO
This session, which is led by Malcolm Pape, will discuss how you can build your treasury strategy in order to support business growth and how you can be of best value to your CFO.
Hedging new strategies
Interested in knowing how to reduce the risk of currency volatility and pricing movements? Malcom Finn, global financial controller at Costa Coffee will explain how you can hedge appropriately to minimise risk and take an offset position through derivatives and options.
Banks vs Fintechs: Competition or collaborative partner?
As competition and technology develops, banks are being faced by competition by technology innovators and disruptors. This exciting session will cover the challenges and opportunities for both established financial services players and those disrupting the industry, and discuss what it takes to make a successful collaboration.
Building an internal bank
Creating an in-house bank is not just for large multinational organisations. This case-study led session will demonstrate how to adopt the internal banking model and how the growth strategy can centralise your bank account management procedures and allow better forecasting.
Don’t miss Catherine Porter, the EMEA treasury director at CBRE, hosting a seminar on how to maximise cash flow and managing liquidity. Read our interview with her here.
To find out more, visit www.treasuryleaderssummit.com
When it comes to corporate innovation, debates on technology and sponsoring commercial activities have a limited value threshold if it is not coupled with innovative actions, Omeed Mehrinfar, Plug & Play, told an audience of treasurers.
Using data for predictive analytics is the future of banking success, argued Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, CEO of BNP Paribas, in his session on how the bank is reinventing its approach to innovate with and for corporates.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
On the third day of the Singapore Fintech Festival conference, there was a focus on specific applications of fintech innovation. One was trade finance, which is clearly is ripe for a revolution.