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Advanced International Liquidity Management

Virtual Seminar


Tuesdays, September 12, 19 & 26, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

$650 | $750
Management Services
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Never has it been more important for companies to manage their working capital and overcome the challenges of managing global liquidity. This highly interactive seminar series introduces participants to the more advanced topics of international liquidity management. As a business grows internationally, there is a point at which it becomes necessary to open and hold foreign currency accounts. The question is then when and where? Session 1 examines the options available for making and receiving payments, thereby improving working capital and liquidity management, including SWIFT services for corporates.

Session 2 reviews the various the tools, internal and external, available to treasury to organize itself in the most efficient manner for cross-border liquidity management. Different treasury structures are discussed, including netting, FX swaps and cross-border cash pooling.

The final challenge becomes one of establishing a banking structure for managing global cash efficiently.  Session 3 examines the options available to treasury and the considerations when selecting appropriate banking partners. Examples are provided throughout of how different types of companies manage their global liquidity.

Individual session days are available for purchase for those who are only interested in certain topic areas.
Individual Pricing: Member: $250, Non-member: $300

Learning Objectives

  1. September 12: Managing Foreign Currency Accounts 

    There comes a point when the volume and value of foreign currency denominated business can be more efficiently handled by maintaining accounts in those currencies.  This session examines the available options in terms of when to open an account, where to domicile it, the tax and regulatory implications as well as some of the fees and charges you may not be expecting. The final section reviews some of the services offered by SWIFT to help companies manage these accounts. Click here to register for this individual session. 

  2. September 19: Liquidity Management Tools

    Now that you have accounts in foreign currencies in different parts of the world, one of the biggest challenges is how to manage these pools of liquidity efficiently. In this session we consider the many tools and techniques available to treasury to optimize liquidity, both internally as well as externally. Click here to register for this individual session. 

  3. September 26: Efficient Account Structures 

    This is where it all comes together – how to implement a structure that will manage global cash and liquidity.  After a brief recap of the tax and regulatory issues that impact liquidity structures, this session examines the most popular banking structures that are available for managing cross-border liquidity. The advantages and disadvantages of each are discussed and a case study wraps the session up. Click here to register for this individual session.


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Michele Allman-Ward
Managing Partner, AWA Consulting, Inc.

Michèle Allman-Ward has 20+ years of banking experience includes senior positions with J.P. Morgan, Bankers Trust, Bank of Boston and Wells Fargo. Professional accreditations include Certified Cash Manager (CCM) and the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). She also obtained her Certificate in International Cash Management (CertICM) (with distinction) from the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) in the U.K. Her book "International Cash Management" is the manual used by the ACT in their certification program.

In 1996, Ms. Allman-Ward established Allman-Ward Associates, Inc. The company specializes in strategic planning, product and business unit development, training, project management, and market research with particular emphasis on international treasury management.