Cash Management

Making the Digital Euro Truly Private

Making the Digital Euro Truly Private

The European Central Bank (ECB) is actively working on developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) known as the digital Euro, with a significant focus on ensuring privacy for users. The ECB’s recent blog post, “Making the Digital Euro Truly Private,” outlines their approach and the principles guiding this development. The ECB emphasizes that privacy…

Top 5 Mistakes Businesses Make With International Transfers

Top 5 Mistakes Businesses Make With International Transfers

This article is written by HedgeFlows International money transfers are a critical component of global business operations. However, the complexities of cross-border payments often trip up even the most experienced financial managers. Here are the top five mistakes businesses make with international transfers, along with essential tips to avoid them and ensure your money reaches…

Money’s Too Tight: Dealing with financial constraints

Money’s Too Tight: Dealing with financial constraints

This article is written by Cobase Simply Red’s “Money’s Too Tight (To Mention)” resonates deeply with anyone who’s faced economic hardships. The song’s lyrics paint a vivid picture of the struggles associated with financial constraints. It mirrors the challenges many businesses face today. In this blog post, we’ll explore effective strategies and solutions that can…

The Threat of Deepfake Frauds in Payment

The Threat of Deepfake Frauds in Payment

This article is written by Kyriba Imagine this: your CEO’s voice or your CFO’s face—and a request for funds. Something in your gut is telling you that this situation feels ‘off’ but what can you do? It’s the CEO or CFO of the company after all. This is the reality of deepfake fraud, a clever…

Running on Empty: The wake-up call for financial visibility

Running on Empty: The wake-up call for financial visibility

This article is written by Cobase In Jackson Browne’s classic rock anthem “Running on Empty,” the narrative revolves around a relentless journey marked by continuous travel and the looming risk of running out of resources. For businesses, this song mirrors a familiar scenario in financial management—the critical point at which they realize the pressing need…

PSD2 and Open Banking: All you need to Know

This article is written by Trustpair Flexible payment options, such as credit cards and buy now, pay later have been proven to help businesses improve their conversion rates by as much as 27%. With open banking APIs and PSD2 regulations, businesses can offer more payment options to their customers (and vendors), helping to scale their…

Mitigating Banking Failure Risks: Strategies for Treasury Teams

This article is written by TIS Payments in 2023 At-a-Glance: So far in 2023, there have already been several high-profile institutional banking failures including Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank, as well as the sudden acquisition of Credit Suisse by UBS. Uncertainty regarding First Republic Bank and other various regional banks has also persisted as…

Biopharmaceutical Giant Breaks out of the Cash Forecasting Mold

This article is written by TIS Payments Note: This article was originally published by Treasury & Risk Editor in Chief Meg Waters, based on her interview with the treasury team at Bristol Meyers Squibb. You can view her original article here: Biopharmaceutical Giant Breaks out of the Cash Forecasting Mold (treasuryandrisk.com). Interview Participants The corporate treasury team at global…

Fiat Currency Management Crypto Challenges

This article is written by Kyriba Finance leaders have reason to avoid the volatility of alt coins but their lack of visibility into currency exposure could be leaving them vulnerable to a similar risk with some fiat currencies. Bitcoin’s skyrocketing and subsequent free fall in value should be a wakeup call to CFOs, corporate risk…