We live in interesting times – at least that’s what political and economic commentators keep telling us – However, you could easily say we are experiencing very uncertain and, some might suggest, disconcerting times.
Sibos 2017 day two highlights: Brexit and banking, and why ‘data is the new oil’ in financial services
How nation first politics can impact global financial organisations It’s clear that data and regulation are the two key topics that are ... read more
The US dollar and debt yields falling on the North Korea missile test, treasury being a top target for cyber criminals and why treasurers aren't into real-time payments all hit the latest headlines in the world of treasury this week. Don't miss our ten top news stories from around the world.
Treasurers are being expected to do more work with fewer resources than ever before, so it is little wonder that the automation of day-to-day operations was highly discussed on the second day of EuroFinance, the annual treasury event held in Barcelona this week.
Leaked documents from the UK Home Office proposing that low-skilled EU migrants would be restricted in the UK’s post-Brexit immigration scheme may be more likely to increase automation and off-shoring of labour, rather than increase British wages, industry experts have warned.
Ireland is a potential beneficiary as businesses relocate from the UK post-Brexit, but this is undermined by the threatened disruption and complexities that increasingly appear to be a likely consequence.
The information and communications technology sector is suffering a triple whammy from slower growth, thin profit margins and fierce competition, claims Atradius.
In the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it was feared that the consequences would be catastrophic. Now, 14 months on, we’ve seen how the UK has weathered the storm – at least in the short term.
How will Brexit impact the insurance industry? Many EU and EEA insurers are concerned about a potential scenario in which they could be operating in the UK without authorisation and will be acting illegally.
In the competition between EU financial centres to attract business from London post-Brexit, Frankfurt has already scored several significant wins.