FAUC®ASSESS

an assessment using a complexity lens

The ability to handle positive and negative surprises requires a process of shaping and reshaping capacities.

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3 is the magic number

Eric Matheny (AGCS) on the Treasury Triangle Concept

This autumn, Eric Matheny, responsible for AGCS’s global treasury, will give a Ted Talk at the AFP Conference in San Diego. The reason for this presentation is a concept he described for his company concerning a framework that optimizes the organization’s cash management and can be used globally, in any language, any culture and any business. Laurens Tijdhof, partner at Zanders, spoke with Matheny and asked him about the opportunities of the Treasury Triangle Concept.

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Mortgage valuation, a discounted cash flow method

With the advance of the current low interest rate environment and increased regulatory requirements, modeling mortgages for valuation purposes is more complex. Additionally, the applicable valuation method depends on the purpose of the valuation.

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Treasury: creating futures

In a time of exponential developing technology, ever changing regulation and global integration, the corporate treasury function is changing too. So, what will the future bring us in corporate treasury? This question formed the red line during the Treasury & Risk Seminar that we organized on 30 March in Amsterdam.

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IFRS 17: the impact of the building blocks approach

On 18 May 2017, the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) issued the new IFRS 17 standards. The development of these standards has been a long and thorough process with the aim of providing a single global comprehensive accounting standard for insurance contracts. The new standards will have a significant impact on the measurement and presentation of insurance contracts in the financial statements and require significant operational changes. This article takes a closer look at the new standards, and illustrates the impact with a case study.

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