Corporate Adoption of eBAM Remains Slow
Moving bank account management from a paper-based to an electronic process offers corporate treasurers clear efficiency and visibility benefits. However, widespread corporate adoption of electronic bank account management (eBAM) remains elusive.
Where Should Treasurers Store Bank Account Data?
Recently on AFP’s discussion list, corporate treasury and finance professionals discussed where they store bank account data.
One CFO’s Challenge: Post-Recession, More Duties and Demands
Credit unions—nonprofit, member-run financial institutions—felt more economic pressure in Canada during the 2008-09 recession than banks. AFP recently spoke with Rod Ancrum, chief financial officer of Credential Financial in Vancouver, British Columbia, to get his perspective on the financial crisis.
Prospects for Canada’s RMBS Market: Will Issuance Decline?
Canada has made several significant changes to its housing finance system in recent years. A new report by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) examined how these changes may affect the market for residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS).
Canadian Treasurers Report a Buyers’ Market for Borrowers
Low interest rates, strong bank balance sheets and attractive debt and equity markets have combined to help Canadian companies access cheaper funding over the past six months. Treasurers have had much success in negotiating revolvers and issuing various types of debt to reset their capital structure and help fund business operations.