Regulations & Financial Reform
AFP Reg Report: August 2014
Recent regulatory developments relevant to treasury and finance professionals are reviewed in the AFP Reg Report. In this issue: money market fund reform, derivative end-user protections, corporate tax reform, virtual currency regulation, and more.
Treasurers Fret While Pols Fight Over Corporate Tax Reform
As Democrats and Republicans in Congress square off over corporate taxation, treasury and finance professionals find themselves stuck in the middle of this political battle -- again.
With Few Alternatives, Firms Deposit Money in Banks
The AFP Liquidity Survey finds that both the size and management of corporate short-term cash holdings stayed relatively steady over the past year. The reasons are two-fold. First, the business and regulatory climate remains one of middling economic growth and uncertainty. At the same time, the historic ultra-low interest rate environment has greatly reduced the opportunity to generate yield.
Q&A: The Impact of New Money Fund Rules
This is the second part of a question and answer session on the new money market fund rules with Jim Gilligan, CTP, FP&A, assistant treasurer for Great Plains Energy, and Tom Hunt, CTP, director of treasury services, AFP.
What the New Money Fund Rules Mean for Treasurers
In an AFP webinar, treasury and finance professionals received an in-depth look at the new money market fund rules approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Jim Gilligan, CTP, FP&A, assistant treasurer for Great Plains Energy, and Tom Hunt, CTP, director of treasury services for AFP, provided an update based on some of the feedback they’ve received from AFP members.