The Age of Asian Treasury

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.

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The Future of Corporate Treasury

Corporate treasury is skilled at dealing with change. A large part of its job is managing the risk associated with cyclical trends, global regulatory initiatives, and geopolitical and macroeconomic events.

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IFRS 17 Conference Takeaways

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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.

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How do you formulate a Preparatory Crisis Plan?

A new law for the winding up of insurance companies in financial distress states that all Dutch insurers with Solvency II approval are required to formulate a Preparatory Crisis Plan. This article explains the practical considerations that need to be taken into account when formulating this plan.

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How to unlock the full potential of an insurer’s treasury

Life for the group treasurer of an insurance firm has probably never been as hectic as it is today. With an overwhelming regulatory burden (including IFRS 9 and 17, GDPR, and IBOR’s discontinuity), new digital technologies, an ever-demanding customer-centric approach in the social media era and rigid internal KPIs, it can be difficult to keep track of these various demands.

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