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  • Global Transaction Banking
    This guide aims to help treasury practitioners navigate the process of initiating and managing a good set of bank relationships.
  • Putting Your Connectivity on Lockdown
    Maintaining the security of bank connections is vital for any treasury department. Treasurers move money every day, and if that movement is not secure, there’s no telling whose hands it could end up i
  • In-House Banking: Is it Right for Your Treasury Function?

    This guide is intended to be a back office look at in-house banking, providing a glimpse into what multinational corporate treasury teams do on a daily basis to manage their cash and FX needs aroun

  • How Treasury Can Ease The KYC Burden
    We can’t make KYC just magically go away—but we may be able to help you make the process more manageable.
  • Executive Perspectives on Reassessing Your Investment Policy

    Despite having years to prepare, many treasury departments still do not have a handle on how their investment policies will change come October 2016, when money market fund (MMF) reforms finally ki

  • An Opportunity to Shine: Improving Bank Fee Analysis
    Bank fee analysis may not be the sexiest aspect of treasury management, but it’s a critical part of the process and often has a very high ROI, especially at the outset.
  • Improving Bank Account Management: Best Practices
    Without first creating a rationalized account structure, treasury cannot do an effective job of administrating the accounts and keeping track of all relevant account information.
  • Bank Account Reconciliation Best Practices
    It’s easier than ever for companies to automatically match their cash accounts to bank records.
  • Treasury's Role in Mergers & Acquisitions
    This guide identifies key insights for treasurers to discharge effectively their critical role in the M&A process. Whether the goal is to increase product distribution, consolidate operations, or ente
  • How to Conduct a Successful RFP for Banking Services
    Conducting a request for proposal (RFP) for banking services is one of the most time-consuming tasks treasury teams face.
  • Becoming Check-Free: How Treasury Can Move to E-Payments
    Pressured by the need to reduce cost and maximize working capital, more companies are embracing electronic payments. Discover the practical implications, challenges, and benefits of making the shift a
  • Key Regulations That Impact Treasury Operations
    Over the past couple of years, treasury has been facing a virtual onslaught of new federal regulations affecting everything from liquidity to risk to bank account and relationship management. How are
  • Insights and Best Practices, Vol. 1
    In this comprehensive guide, AFP has compiled the case studies, best practices and practitioner insights from the past six Treasury in Practice installments.
  • Best Practices in Cash Forecasting
    Companies are relying on multiple sources to help put together their cash forecast and are facing new challenges
  • Business Email Compromise Scams
    Business email compromise (BEC) scams are among the top fraud threats to corporate treasury and finance, as both the frequency of attempts and the total dollar amounts stolen have increased dramatical
  • Business Continuity Planning: Why Treasury Needs a Plan B
    Disaster can strike at any time. In today’s ever-changing world, extreme weather, power outages, cyber events and other incidents can severely disrupt operations.
  • CTC Guide to Capital Structure
    The science and the art of constructing the right capital structure and the role treasurers play in optimizing their companies' use of capital to support corporate strategy and maximize value.
  • Executive Perspectives on the 2011 AFP Strategic Role of Treasury Survey
    A new report from AFP’s Corporate Treasurer’s Council (CTC) reaffirms that treasury is growing in importance within the organization, and is transcending its traditional functions.
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