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Are you ready for IFRS 9?

With the mandatory implementation deadline of 1 January 2018 less than a year away, the impact of IFRS 9 Financial Instruments should not be underestimated. This accounting standard significantly changes the accounting of financial instruments and has substantial implications for corporates and their treasury departments.

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Preparing corporates for credit risk challenges ahead

Increased volatility in financial markets is one of the factors that have driven corporate treasurers to become more aware of the importance of risk management.

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Trends in Treasury Universe 2017

embracing the new normal

2016 was an eventful year for all corporate treasurers. Even though corporates were expecting a recovery from the crisis in previous years, new events came into the picture.

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The dewdrop known as IFRS 17

Seven students in Asia were taking their morning walk with their teacher. Dewdrops sparkled in the weak sunshine. The teacher stopped near a large water droplet. He asked his students to stand around it so the sun kept on shining on it and then he asked them what color the dewdrop was.

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Negative interest rates and embedded floors

In September 2016, we published the article ‘How Negative interest-rates will affect treasury’. We now delve into one of the problems mentioned concerning hedge effectiveness calculations.

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