Much of the conversation this year at the Chicago Payments Symposium centered on faster payments. This is not surprising, given the various faster payments initiatives that have popped up over the past couple years.
Managing cyberrisk is plagued by a fundamental challenge: how to characterize enterprise cyberrisk in a way that lends itself to management action.
U.S. businesses show no sign of deploying their cash any time soon, according to the latest AFP Corporate Cash Indicators® (AFP CCI).
At the FP&A Roundtable, sponsored by Peleton, participants admitted that getting support from the top is not always easy.
Kathryn Powers, Global Treasurer for World Vision International, discusses her organization's Pinnacle Award-winning solution. The Pinnacle Awards are sponsored by Wells Fargo & Company.
A treasury executive from one of the top high fashion houses in the world provided AFP Annual Conference attendees with a glimpse into how her organization implemented a treasury and risk management system.
Michael Velasco, CTP, Senior Manager, Treasury for Hyundai Capital America, discusses winning the 2016 Pinnacle Grand Prize, sponsored by Wells Fargo & Co.
Experts debated the concept of optimal capital structure at the 2016 AFP Annual Conference’s Executive Institute, sponsored by PNC.
Financial executives weighed in on some of the top security threats they are facing Monday morning at the 2016 AFP Annual Conference, such as the DDoS attack on Dyn.
What is the real value that FP&A adds to the enterprise? That was the overarching question facing participants of the FP&A Roundtable, sponsored by Peloton.
A key theme of the opening panel discussion at AFP 2016 was the threat posed by the evolution of technology.
Sunday at the AFP Annual Conference, faster payments dominated discussion at the Payments Roundtable, sponsored by Comdata.
Hyundai Capital America beat out stiff competition from global corporations to win the AFP 2016 Pinnacle Grand Prize, which recognizes excellence in treasury and finance. The Pinnacle Grand Prize, sponsored by Wells Fargo & Co., was presented Sunday at the Opening General Session of the AFP Annual Conference.
Jim Kaitz, President and CEO of AFP, welcomes you to the 2016 AFP Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
The Guide to Treasury Technology, underwritten by Bloomberg, is intended to help practitioners identify the best solutions for their organizations.
This year, the Executive Institute at the AFP Annual Conference, sponsored by PNC, is widening its scope.
AFP respects the privacy of all of its members and prospects. AFP never has, or will, sell your e-mail address or phone number to anyone under any circumstances.
Treasury and finance professionals 40 and under have a new outlet to connect with their peers.
AFP recently had the privilege to visit the headquarters of Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Here are some FP&A takeaways from the visit.
October 14, 2016 is a red-letter day for treasury for finance. First, money-market fund regulations finally took effect. Then, a final version of Reg 385 was released.
Treasury departments have largely withstood the pressure to outsource to lower-cost jurisdictions, but now their turn appears to have arrived.
Sibos 2016 in Geneva has come to an end. After four days of payments content, here are the big takeaways corporate treasury professionals should consider.
The process for creating a rolling forecast takes practice and sufficient time to complete. By utilizing eight key steps, companies can build rolling forecasts more effectively.
To use predictive business analytics effectively, a company must commit to a sustained and rigorous analytical framework in order to achieve meaningful results.
There’s no guarantee employees will follow your written travel and entertainment expense (T&E) policy.
When it comes to treasury, concepts like transformation are frequently mentioned. But what comes after transformation? Beyond Transformation, Treasury Transcending, a new white paper from AFP and Zanders, addresses these questions.
There are significant benefits to engaging employees across an organization in budgeting. But engaging multiple nonfinancial participants in this complex financial exercise is not without challenges.
CFOs point to talent acquisition and development as one of their key challenges. But building a strong business case for spending on training programs is hard to do.
The same-day settlement of automated clearing house (ACH) payments is now a reality for businesses across the country.
Trustmark overhauled its security measures and created a new method to detect and return unauthorized ACH debit transactions in real time.
For Emma Martin, regional finance director for Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific and a member of AFP’s FP&A Advisory Council, finance is most successful when it’s working cross-functionally with other departments.
AFP Conversations, the only podcast exclusively for treasury and finance professionals, will provide you with content on payments, risk, financial planning and analysis, leadership and more—all in a convenient, easy-to-access format.
Fintech firms are redefining e-payments by making it possible to make card, ACH, check and even cross-border payments within a single process.
At the latest AFP Executive Roundtable, attendees were asked whether they discuss geopolitical risk when they hold meetings on risk management issues.
There is a gap between where FP&A is and where it wants to be. But the 2016 AFP FP&A Benchmarking Survey suggests a path forward to closing that gap.
Modern financial technology provides an opportunity for the relationship between buyers and suppliers to evolve from fundamentally competitive to symbiotic.
Corporate treasury executives weighed in on their banking partners’ shortcomings at Sibos 2016. Across the board, treasurers said they are primarily seeking consistency and visibility.
What’s more important to corporate treasurers when it comes to payments—security or speed? The answer might surprise you.
Microsoft announced that it has partnered with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on a blockchain solution for trade finance transacting.
A Sibos attendee voiced a concern keeping many treasury and finance professionals up at night: "What activities does the market need to now put in place to consider and deal cyberhackers?"