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Brexit: It is the economy stupid!

| 5-4-2017 | Theo Paardekooper | Brexit: It is the economy stupid! (quote van James Carville, adviseur van de voormalig president van de USA, Bill Clinton). Op 23 juni 2016 werd in de UK een raadgevend referendum gehouden waarin aan de bevolking werd gevraagd om steun voor het lidmaatschap van de Europese Unie. Een kleine […]

Dutch FinTech Awards on April 21 – extra discount via treasuryXL

| 4-4-2017 | treasuryXL | Witness the future of finance at the Dutch FinTech Awards in Utrecht on 21 April. Make sure you register today and join this unique opportunity to meet 300 International FinTech stakeholders. Via treasuryXL you can get this week an extra discount on the Early Bird ticket. Read the article for […]


|4-4-2017 | Sjoerd Schneider |   As commodity prices have become more volatile over the past decade, many procurement departments have been feeling the need to somehow manage market price risks. The most frequently used strategy to mitigate commodity price risks by such departments is using physical purchase contracts: fixing prices over a long term […]

Treasurers to be the strategic super-heroes for their CFO

|3-4-2017 | GTNews | Lionel Pavey | Udo Rademakers | Treasurers to be the super-hero for their CFO? We found this article headline on GTNews.com so intriguing that we asked our experts Lionel Pavey and Udo Rademakers to comment on it. According to the article the role of the treasurer has to be re-evaluated due to […]

Instant payments for treasurers

| 31-03-2017 | Alessandro Longoni | Building on the ideas shared in a previous article about Cash Conversion Cycle on treasuryXL, this piece focuses on the developments that new European laws will bring in the areas of Instant Payments and how this will affect Treasury. As part of further standardization within the union, European regulators mandated the industry […]

Basel III and the impact on cost of hedging

| 30-3-2017 | Arnoud Doornbos | Treasury Services | Corporates will save hedging costs and administrative costs significantly if they shift their hedging activities to exchanges such as CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange). In the summer of 2007 a large number of defaults on U.S. mortgage loans did arise. The banks were hit hard by the global […]

How to combat Payment Fraud

| 29-3-2017 | Mark van de Griendt | sponsored content |   Payment Fraud is one of the biggest threats to a treasurers’ reputation and career path in an organization. One of the most common ways to reduce payment fraud is to reduce human intervention and to increase the levels of automation in payment structures. With […]

Banker to corporate treasury transfer – A topic as relevant as ever

| 27-3-2017 | Pieter de Kiewit | treasuryXL In July 2016 our expert Pieter de Kiewit wrote an article about bankers who want to make a transfer into corporate treasury. With all the news about major banks laying off huge numbers of staff and the recent news that ABN AMRO asks 30 top managers to […]

Blockchain regulation in the securities industry: Still many unanswered questions!

| 24-3-2017 | Carlo de Meijer | One of the obstacles for massive adoption of blockchain technology is the lack of clarity from regulators. Regulators world-wide have long time taken a wait-and-see attitude towards blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) (see my Blog “Blockchain and Regulation: do no stiffle …. April 4, 2016). But that […]

3 tips for a successful accounting- and ERP-system roll-out

| 23-3-2017 | Christian van Ledden | Sponsored content |   Cloud based accounting- and ERP-systems, i.e. SAP S4-HANA are receiving a lot of attention these days. The result? – Increasingly more companies are considering cloud solutions in their effort to consolidate IT processes and systems. According to a study by Panorama Consulting, in 2015 […]