Trade finance fraud has claimed some high-profile victims, including major Chinese banks. However, the elimination of paper-based documentation should reduce the ability of the scammers to strike.
Higher interest rates, a strengthening dollar and changes in the US tax regime as well as strong odds on a commodity price revival should all be factored in
Insurance market Lloyd's of London is said to be ramping up Brexit contingency plans with the possible shift to a new location within the European Union.
The year ahead will be one of the most difficult for business' strategic decision making since the end of the Cold War, warns Control Risks.
Business proximity - not to be confused with strategic treasury - is what justifies treasury’s existence within a non-financial business.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development says the US president-elect’s spending and tax cut pledges will life US and global economic growth, but warns on protectionism and trade disputes.
A report from the Chamber of Commerce and the Confederation of British Industry sets out strategies for businesses looking ahead to the end of the decade.
The Association for Financial Professionals’ (AFP) benchmarking survey suggest greater investment in financial planning and analysis (FP&A) systems pays off by eliminating routine tasks.
In today’s business environment, web-based capture - aka cloud capture or thin client capture - offers companies major opportunities for game-changing growth.
Embedding analytics in the applications that employees use, while harnessing information available from big data, can deliver major business benefits.