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Did you know the Templar Knights developed the current payment system?

May 17, 2015 by Magnus Lind

Follow @TreasuryPeer The Templar Knights were not only warriors, they were also bankers. In fact they developed the first banking system and that’s still the blueprint for today’s banking. Imagine a pilgrim wanting to make his way to the Holy Land. This was costly for the pilgrim so he often had to sell his home…Full article

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  • 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

    Working Capital Initiatives Clash with Corporate Social Responsibility

    April 12, 2015 by Magnus Lind

      Follow @TreasuryPeer Working capital is defined by this formula: Receivables + Inventory – Payables Publicly listed companies are completely obsessed by decreasing its working capital. The metrics (earnings over working capital) determines many C-level incentive programs. The investors and their analysts let the working capital development of a company determine the price of its…Full article

    Fintech – the biggest disruption ever

    April 11, 2015 by Magnus Lind

    Follow @TreasuryPeer The financial technology (“FinTech”) is likely the largest disruptor we will ever experience. Ironically the biggest driver is the new policies and regulation imposed on banks during the crisis. Their intent is to push out corporate risk out of the banks balance sheets to improve the “financial stability”. Instead the banks, especially in…Full article

    Regulation excludes the poorest countries from international business

    March 25, 2015 by Magnus Lind

    Follow @TreasuryPeer We should consider to mitigate the AML/KYC frameworks since they (i) exclude pre emerging countries and (ii) introduce too much friction into international trade. Maybe there is chiefly the vantage point of tax collection and limiting criminal activity that have governed the frameworks? They have clearly been developed without understanding the full impact…Full article

    Banks withdraw from corporate banking

    March 24, 2015 by Magnus Lind

    Follow @TreasuryPeer Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) seems to be withdrawing from Europe. Several members of the Treasury Peer community has confirmed they are now replacing RBS as cash management bank. RBS acquired ABN-Amro in 2009 and with it received a very well reputable cash management solution used by many of the large European corporations….Full article

    Wholesale Accelerators and Responsive Design

    March 14, 2015 by Michael Halloran

    I’m more of a consumer banking, credit and wealth management digital strategist – versus wholesale banking or treasury expert – and I’d like to share my thoughts on Fintech and innovation that may be of interest to the Treasury Peer community. A few years ago, I worked on a wholesale banking project when I worked…Full article

    What I Learned from San Francisco FinTech Meetings

    February 9, 2015 by Magnus Lind 2 comments so far

    . Follow @TreasuryPeer I’ve just returned from two weeks in San Francisco meeting with FinTech CEOs and with local treasurers. The question I wanted answered was “what does FinTech bring to the corporate community?” I’m not sure I got a firm answer but I surely got a lot of information and insights that I here…Full article

    Tiny Minecrafter shows how Bitcoin will change treasury forever…

    January 27, 2015 by Andrew Wiseman

    . Follow @TreasuryPeer When my 10 year old asked me last week the difference between Bitcoin mining and Minecraft mining it was finally time for me to get to grips with this Bitcoin thing. Armed with a basic understanding of Bitcoin mechanics, the potential impact on the world of treasury suddenly became clear… The basic…Full article

    The list of current treasury trends has changed in Winter 2015

    January 11, 2015 by Magnus Lind

    . Follow @TreasuryPeer This new list has changed distinctively from the list in Spring 2014. The list is created with input from the Treasury Peer Roundtables and other meetings and interactions within the Treasury Peer community of more than 3,600 corporate treasury executives worldwide. The list tells us we have adjusted to a world with more…Full article