SAP responds to IBOR reform

Roadmap of alternative risk-free rates

While the COVID-19 pandemic has placed pressure on the global IBOR Reform timelines, corporates should remain on course with their IBOR transition plans with regards to their treasury technology providers.

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Bank connectivity – Making the right choices

In this article we explore some methods to connect corporate ERP or treasury systems with partner banks. In addition, it explores some trends on how SWIFT is accessed and covers SAP’s Multi-Bank Connectivity tool.

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Why would a Treasury implement virtual accounts?

How to setup virtual accounts in SAP, Part I

Enter the world of virtual bank account. Are you interested in how these can help your Treasury and how to implement them in SAP? Look no further; in this article we will guide you through the first steps of virtual accounts in SAP.

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White paper The impact of COVID-19 on deposit interest rate risk at banks

The coronavirus (COVID-19) hit Europe around February 2020, impacting the health of millions of people, leading to thousands of deaths. Businesses in many industries were hit and experienced lower outputs, while the stock markets plunged. Banks are affected not only by increased credit risk on loans to customers, but also by stressed deposit inflows or outflows. This has consequences from both an interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) and liquidity risk perspective.

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Deadline for EMIR Refit on June 18th

Following the financial crisis that started over a decade ago, the European Union adopted the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) in 2012 to address shortcomings in the functioning of derivatives markets. The main objective of EMIR is to reduce systemic risk by increasing the transparency of the derivatives markets and to mitigate counterparty risk by requiring Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives contracts to be cleared through Central Counterparties.

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