Emerging markets offer “a world of opportunity”, but delegates at the recent ACT Conference heard from treasurers whose companies operate in regions such as Africa about the challenges they also present.
Sometimes, bank relationships simply don’t work anymore. However, changing banks is rarely straightforward - from rejected KYC documentation to technical hitches, the potential hurdles are significant. This article outlines how detailed preparation, messaging standards and a strong moral compass can help the switch go smoothly.
In the wake of the global financial crisis, correspondent banking relationships have reduced globally by 25% reports Accuity.
A global survey by Kaspersky Lab finds that nearly one in four report identification problems when delivering digital and online services.
Voice communications between traders and clients are still at the heart of global financial markets, reports Greenwich Associates.
Lower commodity prices have dented the performance of many of the region’s currencies, but this shouldn’t prove too tough a challenge for companies seeking to establish a presence in Africa.
The pace of change and transformation across the financial services industry created by new technology will see emerging trends extend worldwide over the next few years.
Volatility and risk are not going away any time soon. Corporate treasurers who understand the impact of geopolitical scenarios on their business can deploy the best strategies and solutions to protect themselves.
The latest annual survey by US group Treasury Strategies reports that their priorities are familiar, but treasury is adopting a fresh approach to tackling them.
A survey suggests that open banking, which will be ushered in next January by the Payment Services Directive, is a game changer for the financial services industry.