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Peer Group Highlights:

  • Risk Management September 27, 2017

    Adjusting Treasury’s Sights for Risk and Innovation

    Can big data and the cloud buffer country risk and other bugs? 

    Members of the EuroTPG convened for their 2017 H1 meeting in May at Standard Chartered in London. A big topic on the agenda was the impact of global politics on their business environment. An improving global economy but with increasing emerging-markets country risk requires a robust risk management process. Members also debated how the evolution of... Read More

  • Accounting & Disclosure September 27, 2017

    New Hedge Accounting Arrives Ahead of Tax Reform

    FASB introduces new hedge accounting as tax reform looms and ATLG members focus on debt and investing. 

    As Congress struggles to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and tackle tax reform—a potential game-changer for many corporates—ATLG members got a briefing on what it is likely to look like and when it might arrive. In addition, Chatham Financial experts explained the pluses of FASB’s new hedge accounting... Read More

  • Treasury Technology August 30, 2017

    Global Cash and Banking Members Embrace Best-in-Class Innovation

    Treasury transformation continues to be top of mind for GCBG members as technology remains a high priority. 

    Many members of the Global Cash and Banking Group are implementing specific solutions to improve new or existing processes, with ERP upgrades, SWIFT implementations, TMS rollouts, and blockchain among the top projects. At the 2017 H1 GCBG meeting in Redwood City, CA, member discussion ... Read More

  • Capital Markets August 8, 2017

    Strong Dollar Impact

    Tax reform headlined a range of issues discussed by assistant treasurers. 

    As multinationals continue to gobble up competitors and interest rates remain just above record lows, members shared ideas including the optimal structure for treasury departments, where cash can find a home, and tips on effectively offering deferred compensation plans to employees. Credit Suisse explained how potential ... Read More

  • Treasury & Taxation July 7, 2017

    Tax Reform Conundrum

    Tax reform topped concerns, but treasurers have plenty of other issues to consider. 

    The Treasurers’ Group of Thirty Large-Cap Edition peer group heard presentations by Deutsche Bank strategy experts about the latest developments in tax reform and other treasury-pertinent issues.

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  • Risk Management June 9, 2017

    Robust Programs for Dollar’s Unpredictable Path

    FX managers consider hedge programs as dollar surges, then plunges.

    The Foreign Exchange Managers’ peer group kicked off its first 2017 meeting in early March.

    The group heard Société Générale’s views about the dollar’s prospects and Fed actions, and an expert update about changes to hedge accounting requirements, and they had several topical discussions, including the option vs. forward choice and best FX... Read More

  • Regional Treasury May 3, 2017

    Rethinking Latin America from a Global Banking Service Perspective

    Presence still matters for MNCs evaluating banks for a region, but one bank cannot be everywhere. 

    The LatAm Treasury Peer Group (LatAmTPG) met for its 2017 H1 meeting in Miami to assess what impact US policy under the new administration would have on the region. Fortunately, it appears that the impact will not substantially affect a return to economic growth for at least two of the three major... Read More


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