Regulations & Financial Reform
State of the Union Address Offered Little for Treasurers
President Barack Obama’s annual State of the Union Address last night offered little for corporate treasury and finance professionals. The speech, which focused on what the President called “middle-class economics,” did address corporate taxes and cybersecurity.
Treasury’s Value, Regulation among Hot AFP Topics for 2014
As we close out the year, AFP is taking a look back at the most-read articles of 2014. How treasury can demonstrate its value to the CFO, as well as what treasury needs to do about new rules for money market funds and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) were hot topics this year.
Waiting Game: Supreme Court Delays Interchange Fee Decision
The United States Supreme Court has delayed until Jan. 12
whether to hear a case seeking to overturn a key provision of the Dodd-Frank
How Could Fed Surcharges Affect Treasurers?
The Federal Reserve has proposed a rule that would impose surcharges on systemically important financial institutions. If implemented, it could have serious implications for corporate treasurers’ bank relationships. Here are three things treasurers can do to prepare.
Be Prepared: How Treasurers Can Prove Their Value to the CFO
It’s easy to tell treasurers that they have to get in front of a CFO and demonstrate their value. But how should they prepare for this? And, how do they get executives with a minimal knowledge of what treasury does to take the time to listen to what they have to say?