International Treasure Management
Beyond Dollars: Using Foreign Currency When Buying and Selling Worldwide
5/22/2018 • 12:00 AM-4:30 PM • Room 203 • Audience: Intermediate
Understanding the ins and outs of International Payments has become increasingly important and more routine than ever for large and small businesses alike. Get up to speed on the advantages and risks of various international payment methods. Learn about international wires, banking fees, choosing currencies for making and receiving payments while minimizing exchange rate exposure, and how banks can assist your company with the right International Payment tools to succeed.
Global Cash Update: Primer on European Money Fund Reform
5/22/2018 • 4:40 PM-5:30 PM • Room 325 • Audience: Intermediate
After navigating money market reform in the US, it’s time to turn your focus to Europe and learn about the new EU money market fund regulations. Find out how the new rules will impact you, your current cash management investments and gain an understanding of what cash management options will be available for global cash managers after the reform goes into effect in January 2019.
Centralizing Treasury in a Decentralized World
5/23/2018 • 8:30 AM-9:20 AM • Room 205 • Audience: Intermediate
As companies grow their global footprint, they often struggle with decentralization, which makes it difficult for efficient cash management. “How much cash do we have?” is a question that a treasury organization should always be able to answer. Attaining full visibility and efficiency can prove quite challenging for multinational companies without uniform internal systems and with thinly spread .
The Complexities of Banking in APAC
5/23/2018 • 8:30 AM-9:20 AM • Room 324 • Audience: Intermediate
Treasury professionals should be aware of the differences of operating bank accounts across APAC. Growing corporate footprints mean setting up operations in new geographies. This session explores the categorical complexities of entering new markets in APAC. We will explore these complexities and offer advice on how prepare for such an eventuality.
Complexities of banking in EMEA
5/23/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 324 • Audience: Intermediate
Treasury professionals should be aware of the differences of operating bank accounts across EMEA. Growing corporate footprints mean setting up operations in new geographies. This session explores the categorical complexities of entering new markets in EMEA. We will explore these complexities and offer advice on how prepare for such an eventuality.
How to Manage International Payments
5/23/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 325 • Audience: Intermediate
What do you think about when you hear ‘international payments’? This session will cover a discussion on currency availability, transactional risk management, balance sheet risk management, accounting to reflect foreign currency on USD functional Procurement, A/P and G/L systems, integration with ERP, and accounting gains and losses.
Brexit: Corporate Treasury Considerations with Ten Months to Go!
5/23/2018 • 11:20 AM-12:10 PM • Room 324 • Audience: Intermediate
As the Article 50 deadline approaches on 29 March 2019, and a “Crash Brexit” remains a possibility, multinational corporates need to understand the potential impact to Treasury models with legs in the UK. Many multinationals operate treasury centers, cash pools, and trading models through the UK as London is a major European hub and a member of SEPA.
Harness the Power of Blockchain to Benefit Corporate Treasury
5/23/2018 • 2:10 PM-3:00 PM • Room 325 • Audience: Beginner
The applications of the blockchain to corporate finance are obvious, from the annihilation of money transfer costs to Internet security. But should you jump in? What are the caveats of the new technology? Is to get out as easy as it is to get in? This presentation will not make you as proficient as a rogue hacker but will teach you the concepts that are relevant to analyze the new technology within your corporate mandate.
Leveraging SWIFT –Visibility and Automated Payments Integrated with your ERP
5/23/2018 • 4:00 PM-4:50 PM • Room 326 • Audience: Intermediate
Learn how corporates are leveraging SWIFT to streamline their global reporting and global payments seamlessly with their ERP systems. The perceived barriers to implement a SWIFT solution, cost; required volumes; and IT engagement, has changed dramatically allowing middle market treasury teams to function like a fortune 1000 company. This session will help you identify the critical steps in making SWIFT a reality in your organization.
Leveraging Automation to Enhance Treasury Functions Globally
5/24/2018 • 8:30 AM-9:20 AM • Room 325 • Audience: Intermediatete
This session will cover the implementation of Treasury Management System and steps involved in the process. Trek Bicycle and Actualize will go over how Trek’s treasury functioned prior to implementing a TMS, the framework adopted, the planning phase and steps along the project, from design to going live. The presentation will also cover relevant decisions made and how Trek and Actualize were able to tailor the system to improve controls and quality of work.
How to Manage Treasury in an Era of Disruption
5/24/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 327 • Audience: Intermediate
From a US president with a radical agenda and a liking for twitter to a bellicose North Korea and Britain leaving the EU, the world is an increasingly unpredictable place. For treasurers with an international remit, preparation and planning are essential if we are to mitigate the worst effects of this volatility. Based on the experiences of global corporations, this session sets out practical steps that treasury teams can take today to be better prepared for whatever the future has in store, from optimizing bank account structures to mitigating FX volatility.
Managing a Multinational Treasury and Finance Organization
5/24/2018 • 10:30 AM-11:20 AM • Room 325 • Audience: Intermediate
This session addresses the Multinational Treasury organization structure and how to remain nimble in the face of global growth — whether organic or through M&A. The speaker will also review what to consider when structuring or restructuring a global organization. Considerations will be Financing the Organization, Managing Bank Accounts and Liquidity Management, Treasury System infrastructure, Risk Management, as well as the dynamics of a Headquarter and Subsidiary relationship. Audience participants will be encouraged to discuss their experiences.