Supply Chain Finance – Something for a Generalist

September 30, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer or, Is Treasury Certification Only a Good Thing for Our Profession? The dentist is a specialist. The treasurer is a generalist. That’s a huge difference. In December 2008 I moderated a Roundtable in Paris with some of the most experienced treasurers from very large corporations. It was the time just after the Lehman crash and…Full article

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Predictions of future payment system

August 27, 2015 by Magnus Lind 1 comment so far

Follow @TreasuryPeer I make these three predictions of the future of payment systems: Firstly, no future payment system will be built on printed paper and metal. Secondly, no future payment system will be built on transactions over a large number of synchronizing server (as the current payment systems are). Thirdly, payments will likely be a…Full article

Reach Out to the Corporate Community to Take The Global Supply Chain Finance Benchmark

August 8, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer Please take this Global Supply Chain Finance Benchmark if you’re representing a company being part of a physical supply chain (answers from service providers, vendors, consultants and financial institutions will be filtered away). This survey will help us to better understand the needs and wants of the corporate community in SCF and with this information…Full article

Donate or do an Ironman with me? :)

July 27, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer What if you didn’t have access to clean water? Not at all. Not even for sanitation and drinking. How would you cope? Do you want to help? A few years ago I participated as a judge for a business model competition between the leading universities of the world. The contestants had a couple…Full article

What did the Royal Bank of Scotland do?

July 25, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer Ten years ago the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) aimed at being one of the biggest banks in the world. Earlier this year RBS decided to withdraw from all client engagements outside of the British Isles. This was a wake-up call. The financial crisis 2008 sparked new regulation with only one purpose: to…Full article

Where are all the global banks?

July 17, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer One of the main discussion in our recent Roundtables (May 2015) was to understand the consequences for us when banks are withdrawing from markets and products. This has been a trend already since the crisis pushed by the new financial regulation. The withdrawal of Royal Bank of Scotland back to the British Isles…Full article

Hello Treasurer! Are you taking this career opportunity?

May 29, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer Returning home from our Member Roundtables in London last week via Gatwick Airport, I realized what it means for the treasurer to really improve revenue and profit generation for the company. It was a topic we had discussed in the Roundtables; how treasury can improve the payment processing also in the shops, and…Full article

Don’t Make More Regulatory Mistakes! – Be Careful with FINTECH!

April 24, 2015 by Magnus Lind

  Follow @TreasuryPeer We desperately need urgent improvements of how financial services are delivered and priced. Fintech, or whatever you want to call the current transformation of financial services to modern internet technology and the introduction of competition, is absolutely vital to the economy. This is especially true for continental Europe. Treasury Peer has since…Full article