AFP Payments Guides

AFP Payments Guide to ACH: What Corporates Need to Know
Underwritten by Nacha

The 2023 AFP Payments Guide to ACH: What Corporates Need to Know, underwritten by Nacha, focuses on identifying opportunities to use ACH more efficiently, in ways that reduce operational cost and risk, and enhance your use of liquidity, given the constant threat of fraud. 

AFP Payments Guide to What's New in Trade Finance
Underwritten by MUFG

The 2023 AFP Payments Guide to What's New in Trade Finance, underwritten by MUFG, explores the state of trade finance and digitalization challenges.

AFP Payments Guide: Cryptocurrency and Non-fungible Tokens
Underwritten by MUFG

The 2022 AFP Payments Guide to Cryptocurrency and Non-fungible Tokens for Corporate Payments, underwritten by MUFG, helps treasurers navigate the risks associated with managing cryptocurrency and digital assets.

AFP Payments Guide to Making a Business Case for Real-time Payments
Underwritten by MUFG

Access the 2022 AFP Payments Guide to Making a Business Case for Real-Time Payments, providing practitioners with essential information to advocate for real-time payments adoption.

AFP Payments Guide to Unlocking the Cash Conversion Cycle
Underwritten by MUFG

Explore the importance of managing the cash conversion cycle (CCC) and the levers treasury can use to influence it: accounts payable, accounts receivable, and inventory management.

AFP Payments Guide to Dealing with Miscellaneous Payments
Underwritten by MUFG

This guide examines what miscellaneous payments are and why they arise, before outlining a process that can help treasury and finance manage them effectively.

Unclaimed Property
Underwritten by MUFG

The AFP Payments Guide, underwritten by MUFG, explores best practices and compliance procedures for managing potential unclaimed property in organizations.

The Changing Face of Cross-Border Payments
Underwritten by MUFG

The AFP Payments Guide explores the challenges and obstacles faced by the cross-border payments infrastructure in recent years.

Combating Fraud in a Remote Working Environment
Underwritten by MUFG

Combat fraud in a remote working environment. Examine fraudsters' adaptations and implement measures to thwart their efforts.

Managing AR and Reducing DSO
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

Gain valuable insights into managing accounts receivable, reducing days sales outstanding (DSO), and leveraging technology for efficiency.

Electronic and Real-Time Payments in Practice
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

Focus on the impact of real-time payments and settlement in the new Payments Guide, providing insights and initial steps for implementation.

E-Invoicing & AP Automation: Streamlining Payments Operations
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

Explore the benefits of investing in technology for payments operations, enhancing AR and AP processes through electronic invoicing and automation.

After the Fact: How Treasurers Can Respond to Fraud
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

As fraudsters’ schemes continue to evolve, companies’ responses to these threats must also advance. In this new Payments Guide, we will examine the ways that fraud is changing and how treasury departments are responding.

New Generation of API Banking Solutions in Asia
Underwritten by DBS

Explore the implications of Open Banking and API connectivity, particularly in the APAC region. Discover how API-enabled services benefit corporates.

The New Generation of Third-Party Providers
Underwritten by DBS

One goal of PSD2 is encouraging competition by allowing new players to enter the European Single Market. Who are these new players? What opportunities and risks do they present? How can corporates determine which one to work with? This guide will address these questions.

APIs: The Search for Ubiquity and Standardization
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

Delve into the usefulness of APIs for corporate treasury professionals and the necessity of API standards, with key players in the payments space working towards their implementation.

The Advent of New Cross-Border Payments Systems
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

The AFP Payments Guide provides insights into cross-border payments systems, helping you assess whether to consider alternative approaches to international payments.

Better Card Management Solutions
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

This guide covers effective management of card-related fees and other costs, prevention of fraud and chargebacks, and implications of faster payments.

Not Going Anywhere: Why Checks Still Matter
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

Discover why checks are still relevant, susceptible to fraud, and learn how treasury professionals can protect themselves when paying by check.

Faster and Better: Faster Payments Initiatives Take Off in 2017
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

This guide aims to give practitioners the insights they need as they evaluate the challenges and opportunities in faster payments solutions.


Trust, But Verify: How to Stop Business Email Compromise Attacks
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

This guide will examine the basic steps companies can take today to minimize—if never completely eliminate—cyberthreats.

Payback: Securing Your Payment Channels
Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank

Incidents of payments fraud are escalating at an alarming rate as fraudsters continue to outpace technology developers and law enforcement. 

AFP Guide to Creating a Payables Strategy (Part 2)

Advanced guide to payment types, electronic payments, and straight-through processing (STP). Future-proof your payment strategy.

AFP Guide to Creating a Payables Strategy (Part 1)

This guide outlines the rationale for developing a comprehensive payments strategy.

AFP Guide to Utilizing a Payments Factory

Gain insights into organizing payment functions and implementing successful payment factory programs through this informative guide.

AFP Guide to Implementing a P-Card Program

Implement successful purchasing card (p-card) programs with insights, best practices, and tips from industry practitioners.

AFP Guide to Optimizing Your Relationship with Your Acquiring Partner

This guide focuses on strategies for managing payment acceptance costs and negotiating with merchant account providers.

AFP Guide to Business Commerce Portals

Second in the AFP Payments Decision Guide Series, this guide on Business Commerce Payments Portals addresses the various portal models and the potential benefits for companies.

AFP Guide to Payroll Card Programs

Learn effective strategies for justifying and implementing new or updated programs, including payroll card programs, by setting goals, making a business case, and selecting vendors.