Devil in the (design) details

Treasury technology implementation

As a result of the increased demand for (real time) treasury data, in combination with an ever changing regulatory landscape, treasurers are looking to increase their visibility on liquidity and financial risks. Technology plays a crucial role in managing the increased complexity in treasury operations more efficiently to meet these goals. Hence, to strengthen control and visibility of treasury related activities throughout the company, many corporates aim to centralize and standardize their treasury activities as much as possible by deploying appropriate treasury technology. For example, by implementing a new TMS, upgrading their current TMS to the latest version or implement a specialized / add on functionality in a different best of breed system.

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The evolution of the treasury systems landscape

A Q&A with Nomentia

We recently discussed the increasing feasibility of establishing a stable of best-of-breed treasury management solutions as an alternative to utilizing an all-in-one TMS, as published in The Treasurer magazine (December 2020 edition). In this article we sit down with Nomentia, a provider of treasury management solutions, to discuss how they fit into the evolving treasury systems landscape.

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Impact of OIS switch of fair value derivatives

Barely a day goes by, it seems, without an email, a post, or a newsflash from one of the many acronyms (ECB, BOE, FED, FCA, ISDA…) of the LIBOR reform players. We are getting closer to the deadline and there is still the same uncertainty on what the post-LIBOR market will be like. What will the transition look like? Will my margin calls be impacted? Will the fixed rate currently paid be changed? Will interest payment in arrears really become the norm for the loans and facilities too?

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A new way to manage your house bank G/L accounts in SAP S/4HANA release 2009

Bank account subledger

The most recent S/4HANA Finance for cash management completes the bank account management (BAM) functionality with a bank account subledger concept. This final enhancement allows the Treasury team to assume full ownership in the bank account management life-cycle.

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Centralized FX risk hedging to a base currency in SAP Treasury

Implementing a hedging strategy to hedge against one common currency (the “base” currency) in SAP Treasury may be a daunting task, but in isolating and focusing on the individual building blocks required to bring this strategy to life, the challenge may not be as difficult as first anticipated.

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