Africa’s treasury landscape is evolving apace. This article examines the challenges that corporate treasury department setting up in the continent must confront - and which determine whether they benefit from the region’s enormous business potential.
The World Economic Forum sees the growing global backlash against the status quo, manifested by political discontent and disaffection, as the main driver of change.
The sixth annual ‘risk barometer’ issued by insurer Allianz also finds that cyber risk has risen to become one of the top three corporate concerns globally.
Banks in the region face a growing range of challenges in maintaining their correspondent banking relationships. This article suggests how they are being addressed via new technologies and services.
The complexity and speed of change of emerging risk exposures are placing greater attention on the effectiveness of enterprise risk management (ERM) ... read more
As the curtain comes down on the Obama era, US financial professionals await to see how American political and regulatory policy develops under Donald Trump while their European peers face an equally uncertain outlook.
Global fines relating to anti-cartel activity rose by 28% last year, with the EU pushing the figure higher.
Many decentralised firms struggle to achieve world-class working capital performance. Fortunately, there’s a solution.
A global poll of more than 200 decision makers finds that MiFID II and Dodd-Frank are the top regulatory priorities.
Andrew Haldane said that the Bank of England’s forecast of a resulting sharp economic slowdown had proved highly inaccurate.