The start of a new year (not to mention a new decade) is a natural moment to reflect on the past and look forward to the year(s) ahead. How should you, as a treasurer, prepare for the uncertain future? What will be the main trends for the coming year? Most importantly, what can your company, and the treasury organization specifically, do to add value by recognizing the trends?
Treasury optimization in Asia, Part II
In our first article on treasury optimization in Asia, we introduced three different levels of optimization. These levels form the foundation for this series and will be highlighted and examined in greater detail. This will help you understand and identify your organization’s corporate treasury maturity level and the potential steps it should take for further optimization. In this second article, we explore the local optimization opportunities and the challenges that may be encountered when managing treasury in Asia.
How to successfully use robotic capabilities for financial process automation
Are you thinking about replacing part of your workforce by automated robots? Think again, because Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is not about getting rid of what may be your company’s most valuable asset. The full potential of this innovative technology will only be captured by enabling your employees to work in harmony with automated technology.
Treasury optimization in Asia, Part I
As the Asian century is set to begin and the region continues to build on its reputation as a growth powerhouse, an increasing number of global multinationals have significant business in the region. At the same time, Asian corporations are expanding outside their home countries, both within the region and beyond, and are looking to achieve greater operational and financial efficiency.
The introduction of IFRS 17 is one of the largest regulatory shocks to the insurance industry in the past decade. At heart, the accounting standard attempts to combine traditional reporting with forward-looking actuarial calculations.