Treasury Management Systems Insights

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Firms call for better data

6th July 2018

In recent years, financial organisations have been attempting to pull more value from their data. Regulations – such as Mifid II – have provoked market participants to get a better handle on the information they store, but it doesn’t always come easily. bobsguide spoke with Tom Wieczorek, managing director, product management, and... read more
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Interview: Ripple’s chief cryptographer on bitcoin and the company's changing strategy

4th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
San Francisco-based Ripple has had meteoric success, many would argue off the back of the crypto hype but few can deny the possibilities of what the company was bringing to market: Remittance and international settlement in seconds - not hours or days. It has the correspondent banking world looking on in interest. Directors and treasurers from... read more
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Educating finance: cultivating fintech knowledge becoming critical

26th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
The future of finance sits at a precarious juncture. Over the past few years, banks, trading houses and financial services providers – small and large – have become completely reliant on financial technology. The result has been more competitive, safer, and most transparent markets. It seems difficult to see how such progress could... read more
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Creating a blockchain roadmap

25th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
Calypso Technology has been developing blockchain solutions for capital markets for the past two years, cooperating closely with leading industry technology infrastructure companies and end-users. Significant progress has already been made, and Calypso has an aggressive product roadmap to expand the solution further. In this interview, Mayank Shah,... read more
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How to build your treasury team for the 21st century

18th June 2018

Company: AccessPay
The role of the corporate treasurer has evolved over the past decade. Treasurers have had to become risk managers, corporate strategy advisors, compliance officers, data scientists, regulator managers and liquidity risk  managers – all, in addition to the traditional skillsets their roles required. The problem with this is that some... read more
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Blockchain: powering effective agriculture commodity trading

15th June 2018

2017 saw corporate investment in blockchain technology hit record highs. This year, every day new proofs of concept are demonstrating potentially huge benefits across a number of sectors, including commodity trading, and a recent Research and Markets report predicts that the global blockchain market will grow from $411.5m in 2017 to $7.68bn by... read more
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Global fintechs aim to crack Chinese markets

14th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
The Chinese government has been promising to open up its financial markets ever since Bill Clinton was in the White House. Yet over the course of the past two decades, foreign investors and corporate entities looking to enter China’s thriving finance sector have been continually met with fierce regulatory roadblocks. With the threat of a... read more
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Treasury teams aren’t equipped for a rising interest environment

13th June 2018

Company: AccessPay
The global financial crash of 2008 had repercussions which filtered into the daily lives of almost every person bound to the economic cycle. For a select few, the repercussions were positive, for most and to varying degrees, they were decidedly negative. Amongst those impacted were corporate treasurers, whose job descriptions changed almost... read more
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How accounting and financial apps will be the first beneficiaries of Open Banking

8th June 2018

In the new economy, the endgame for financial services is becoming clearer. Accessibility will be the norm, the app store is the new high street and the financial app the vehicle that will deliver a financial future in which Open Banking will become the norm for all. ‘Changing consumer habits’ are both a demand for change, and a... read more
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Money20/20: Ripple commits $50m to crypto and blockchain R&D

4th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
At Money20/20, held in Amsterdam this week, fintech outfit Ripple announced plans to support 17 universities - including MiT and UCL - to perform research into distributed ledger technology and the wider payments ecosystem. “There are 4,500 job listings with blockchain and crypto out there so we’re confident this investment will arm... read more