“The Treasurer’s Voice” is a series published by TMI Magazine in collaboration with Treasury Strategies, Inc. Each month, Treasury Strategies conducts a short client survey. In the following edition of the magazine, we provide insights into the results. The articles, available below, aim not only to share the views of banks, vendors and industry experts on key treasury-related topics, but also to canvass the views of our clients around the world.
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The Treasurer’s Voice: RMB Cross-Border Trade Settlement
May 1, 2012 – The fifth article in the TMI series, “The Treasurer’s Voice” explores the euro crisis. While the euro crisis continues unabated, a new currency is quietly emerging. The RMB is continuing its gradual but steady progress from a domestic to an international currency, and treasurers of companies of all sizes in all locations and representing every industry should now seriously consider the implications.
April 2, 2012 – In this fourth article from the TMI series, “The Treasurer’s Voice,” we asked treasurers about their opinions and experiences of eBAM (electronic Bank Account Management). The response was overwhelming. What became very clear, however, was that although eBAM appears to have become a familiar concept, there are some common misunderstandings about what eBAM really is.
The Treasurer’s Voice: New Technology & Social Media
March 1, 2012 – The third article in the TMI series, “The Treasurer’s Voice.” With the arrival of the iPad 3, huge expansion of the mobile and tablet market, and frequent reports of the penetration of social media into almost every aspect of our lives, is the use of new technology and social media amongst treasurers living up to the hype? Or could the question be posed another way: are treasurers, together with their banks and suppliers, leveraging the potential of new technology?
The Treasurer’s Voice: Centralisation
February 1, 2012 – This month’s reader poll focused on centralisation, exploring the degree to which companies globally have already centralised their treasury activities, what factors may have delayed their plans in the past, and the challenges that remain.
The Treasurer’s Voice: Bank Relationships
January 2, 2012 – In this first article in the TMI series, “The Treasurer’s Voice,” we wanted to learn treasurers’ plans for tendering their cash management business over the coming year, the regions of focus, and their criteria for selecting or retaining a cash management bank.