How Same Day ACH Will Help (and Hinder) Treasurers
Same Day ACH is a net positive development for treasury and finance since this is a faster payment option. But there are concerns.
EMV: To Adopt or Not to Adopt?
Retail treasury professionals who gathered for the 2015 AFP Retail Roundtable expressed widespread apprehension about adopting EMV. Though the EMV liability shift kicks in soon, leaving them on the hook for security breaches, many retailers are unconvinced that implementing the solution is necessary.
eBAM: Who Should Take the Lead?
The latest meeting of AFP’s Treasury Advisory Group began this week with a discussion on electronic bank account management (eBAM). Although the idea of eBAM has been floated around for a while, the future of the initiative is unclear at best—leaving corporate treasurers to ponder how much they actually want or need it.
Another Week, Another Breach: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim
News broke last week of another major data breach—this time against the federal government. AFP compiled four best practices for corporate treasury and finance professionals to help their organizations avoid similar incidents.
Choose Wisely When Selecting a Treasury Management System
The treasury units at many multinational corporations (MNCs) are evolving to include in-house banks, treasury centers and other functions often supported by treasury management systems (TMS). If those systems are chosen poorly, however, the adverse impact can be felt well beyond treasury.