WASHINGTON, DC –– March 5, 2013 –– Corporate
treasurers will convene in May to hear senior officials from the International
Monetary Fund and Inter-American Development Bank as they discuss the global
economy and regulatory landscape. Experts will focus on what global
organizations may face in 2013 and beyond, from a financial perspective, and
corporate practitioners will share thoughts in a candid, peer-to-peer
CTC Corporate Treasurers Forum, now in its ninth year
and produced by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), will take
place May 15-17 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City, with Bank of
America Merrill Lynch as the exclusive sponsor. This is the first time for theforum in New York.
“A View from the Top: Panel Discussion on the Global Financial Outlook” with
senior officials from the International Monetary Fund and Inter-American
Development Bank, moderated by the founder of the Group of Thirty.
“Dodd Frank Implications for Corporate Treasury” facilitated by the director of
the financial Regulatory Reform Initiative, The Bipartisan Policy Center
“What Matters: The CFO Agenda for 2013 and Beyond”
Other discussions will focus on defining the
organization's risk appetite, managing risk, managing insurance, establishing
treasury metrics, structuring a treasury department in China, and looking at
the opportunities and pitfalls of doing business in the non-BRIC emerging
markets from a treasury perspective.
The closing discussion, “Are We Keeping Up in a
Rapidly Changing World,” will be led by NBC News analyst Michael Leiter, former
Director, National Counterterrorism Center.
"As the world recovers from the financial
crisis, we are finding that some companies are emerging stronger," said
Jim Kaitz, AFP's president and CEO. "This forum lets treasurers and CFOs
make sense of the chaos and discuss future scenarios candidly.
The forum is offered exclusively to senior-level
corporate treasury and finance executives.
“Bank of America
Merrill Lynch is once again proud to sponsor the CTC Corporate Treasurers
Forum,” said Dub Newman, head of North America Global Transaction Services at
BofA Merrill. “This is our fourth consecutive year of sponsorship, and we
continue our support because we’ve heard CFOs and treasurers tell us how much
they enjoy and value this opportunity to examine big picture issues with global
experts and fellow corporate treasury practitioners. This year’s line-up
looks stellar with its focus on the global economic and regulatory environment,
something all treasurers should find of great interest.”
For more information, see www.afponline.org/gctf
The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP),
headquartered outside Washington, DC, is a professional society that serves more than 16,000 members with
information, economic research and data, treasury certification programs,
networking events, financial analytical tools, training, and public policy
representation to legislators and regulators.
AFP’s global reach extends to over 150,000 treasury and financial
professionals worldwide, including AFP of Canada; London-based gtnews, an
on-line resource for the treasury and finance community; and bobsguide, a
financial IT solutions network.
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