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27 July 2016

Corporate Treasurers must tackle cyber security. Here’s how.

By Eric Cohen and Davide di Gennaro According to PwC’s 2016 Global State of Information Security Survey, businesses saw a 38% increase in detected security incidents in 2015. Given that growing threat, business leaders worldwide have no choice but to rethink their cyber security programs. As part of this effort,...

14 July 2016

BREXIT and the Treasurer – an update after three weeks

By Graham T Robinson, David K Godbee and David Stebbings Uncertainty. Shock. Opportunity. Confusion. Hope. The impact of the EU Referendum result may have evoked some or all of these emotions across the UK Corporate Treasury community. We are now in a period where uncertainty is the only certainty and...

28 June 2016

Developing treasury in law firms

By David Stebbings and Sandeep Goenka Follow @DavidStebbings1 The face of law firms is changing, at least at the top end. On its way out are the national firms to be replaced by international or global brands and partnerships. Such expansion, often via merger, brings with it bigger and more...

Life after Brexit for Treasurers

By Mark Crowhurst and Naresh Aggarwal Follow @mark_crowhurst Follow @Nareshkaggarwal The UK’s decision to leave the EU will have significant implications for business though experience has taught us that UK business is adaptable and innovative when confronted with new challenges and opportunities. There will be significant uncertainty over the coming...

13 June 2016

What's keeping Treasurers up at night? Biggest challenges for Treasurers in 2016

By Nick Axton The treasury change agenda 2016 – cash, business support and operational effectiveness At the recent ACT conference PwC took the opportunity to ask nearly 100 Treasurers from a wider variety of organisations in many different industries what their biggest challenges are in the coming year. We specifically...

03 June 2016

The future of payments and the potential impact on Treasurers

By Thomas Knudsen Follow @tkpwc We recently hosted a client seminar together with two technology vendors; D+H and Bellin to discuss the key trends in payments and the potential impact on Treasurers. Given the significant change in this arena, payments have moved closer to the forefront of the agenda, this...

26 May 2016

How UK treasurers are responding to the upcoming EU Referendum

By Naresh Aggarwal, Sumedh Modale and David Stebbings EU Referendum - over half of UK Treasurers are taking specific actions according to a recent PwC survey. There’s much talk around what UK Treasurers are actually doing in relation to the upcoming EU referendum and the impact of its possible results....

26 April 2016

Transaction banking: are the rewards still worthwhile?

By Didier Vandenhaute Transaction banking’s time has come In the last few years there has been increasing attention on transaction banking which has been a key priority for both larger and smaller banks. The reasons for this upsurge in interest from the higher ranks of management is twofold. Firstly, in...

08 April 2016

Technology revolution in payments

By Naresh Aggarwal, Jasmine Norcott, Mark Crowhurst PwC Treasury’s recent Breakfast Briefing looked at the technology revolution in payments, which accounted for 30% of all US investment in FinTech in 2015[1]. Industry experts including PwC’s Naresh Aggarwal, Senior Manager in Treasury Advisory shared their views on dealing with this revolution...

18 March 2016

In-house Banking: Strategies for Increasing Treasury Efficiency with Technology

Webinar: Strategies for Increasing Treasury Efficiency with Technology Date: Wednesday 23 March Time: 14:00 (GMT) 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) The complexity of today’s business environments has become top of the mind for organisations and Treasurers are responding by rethinking their strategies to find new ways of making...