The influx of regulations over the past few years – from Emir, Mifid II, Mifir in the EU, and Dodd-frank in the US – has put significant pressure on treasury managers, and has changed the role of the treasury management system. Once considered a middle and back office function, treasury management has grown to become of great strategic importance to any firm. Treasury managers must keep abreast of regulatory changes, market and internal risks, and as such require real-time information constantly at their fingertips. The need for an advanced TMS has become paramount.
At Sibos in London, bobsguide caught up with Richard Bentley, Calypso’s chief product & engineering officer, winner of this year’s award for Best treasury management system.