A new standard in the Dutch mortgage market

During the past few years, the Dutch mortgage market has changed. Although their name suggests otherwise, fixed rate mortgages are nowadays anything but fixed.

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The Finance and Risk Integration Challenge for Banks

Today’s financial institutions face a highly structured work culture and a seemingly never-ending barrage of new regulations such as Basel III and accounting standards such as IFRS 17.

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Preparing Your Treasury Management System for the IBOR Replacement

Instruments including bonds, loans, derivatives, leases, and the construction of discount curves, could all be affected by the new reference rates. The required repapering and repricing of affected financial instruments will challenge Treasury Management Systems (TMS) providers in how they will support treasurers with the IBOR transition.

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The Impact of Carve Outs and Spin Offs on Corporate Treasury

Increase in corporate carve outs and spin offs. From a treasury perspective, the essence of a carve-out project is that the business that is being carved out needs a fully functional and standalone treasury operation upon ‘go-live’. This typically means setting up a dedicated team, processes, systems, cash and liquidity (banking) structure and standalone financing arrangements. But how do you implement a completely new treasury operation under tight timelines that sometimes can be less than 12 months?

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Corporate treasurers expect improved system functionality from new technology developments  

Results of a recent Zanders and FIS Treasury Technology survey. Based on the research, we conclude that corporate treasurers expect new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and APIs, to improve the level of support systems currently provide in areas such as cash flow forecasting and risk quantification. Additionally, cybersecurity is seen as an important driver to move away from on-premise installations of their systems.

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