The latest installment of #AFPJargonWatch.
How can finance balance its responsibility as stewards of shareholder capital? Here are five ideas.
Jennifer Earyes, Director, Treasury Risk for Navient, provides corporate treasury professionals with a checklist of what to do to prepare for the probable transition from LIBOR to SOFR in 2022.
Shankar Bellam, Manager, Solution Engineering for HighRadius, explains how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can drastically improve accounts receivable.
There are several key actions that treasurers should consider as they prepare for a probable shift from LIBOR to SOFR.
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The latest AFP Executive Guide, underwritten by Chatham Financial, explores treasury’s impact on financial statements.
There’s still time to submit comment on the draft of a governance framework for the United States to adopt ubiquitous faster payments by 2020.
Blockchain gurus believe that the technology will revamp payment systems and even the capital markets. But for corporate treasury professionals, the biggest impact may be in more mundane activities, such as record keeping and information sharing.
AFP is expanding into Asia and will open an office located in Singapore in 2019. The Singapore office will support AFP’s growth across Asia-Pacific.
Stephanie Uhl, CTP, Assistant Treasurer of Forest City Realty Trust and a member of AFP's Board of Directors, discusses how her organization has been increasing its use of electronic payments and the challenges surrounding that.
If you had to draft an all-star FP&A team, who would you recruit? What types of players would fill the positions on your team and what skills would they need to have?
Tim Bobak, Threat Intel Outreach, Group-IB, discusses how fraudsters are able to stay one step ahead of vendors who offer fraud protection services.
Charles Ellert, Head of Payments Strategy for Verizon, discusses his role in helping to put together the Payments Track at this year's conference. This year, there is a heavy emphasis on faster and real-time payments.
Laurens Tijdhof, partner at Zanders, discusses fintech that will impact corporate treasury, particularly robotic process automation (RPA).
Tim Bobak, Threat Intel Outreach, Group-IB, discusses why fraud threats to corporates and banks are increasingly coming from the emerging markets.
The advancements Microsoft has made in recent years have drastically improved the experience of using Excel.
For AFP 2018, we decided to combine the Treasury Management and Global Treasury tracks. Business is becoming more global, and treasury along with it.
It now takes two to six months for new domestic and international bank accounts to be setup due to know-your-customer (KYC) requirements. And guess what, treasurers? It’s about to get worse.
An upcoming webinar will explore how modern credit, finance and IT teams are leveraging AI and data to repurpose receivables management.
The most likely reason for increase in wire fraud is the pervasiveness of business email compromise (BEC) scams.
John Josten, CTP, Assistant Treasurer for Tractor Supply Company, provides some key tips on how treasury departments can manage change.
Stephanie Uhl, CTP, Assistant Treasurer of Forest City Realty Trust, discusses Same Day ACH and the Clearing House's Real Time Payments (RTP) system.
A diverse group of industry stakeholders recently released a draft faster payments governance framework for the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC). The framework is open to broad stakeholder feedback through June 22.
Treasury and finance professionals enjoyed a 4.3 percent base salary gain in 2017, according to the 2018 AFP Compensation Survey.
Merchants at MRC Dublin 2018 received some tips on what they can do to prevent “friendly” fraud, as well as recoup losses from it, courtesy of two experts from Uber.
There is a healthy tension when it comes to process: How do you strike the right balance to get the benefits without strangling agility?
Many companies are misunderstanding some of the fundamentals of machine learning. At MRC Dublin, an expert panel tried to clear up some of the confusion.
Fred Sadaghiani, CTO of Sift Science, and Roberto Valerio, CEO of Risk Ident, discuss how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe could affect machine learning.
At MRC Dublin, Dr. Patrick Dixon provided a list of reasons why fraudsters will continue to thrive in this new, fraud-heavy paradigm that merchants currently find themselves in.
Mary Gilbert, Treasury and FX Risk Manager for Duracell, will discuss her organization’s TMS journey in a session at AFP 2018.
Fans of the TV series “Scandal” won’t want to miss the Executive Institute Monday Luncheon at AFP 2018, featuring Judy Smith—the inspiration for the character Olivia Pope.
Eric Rosenbach, former Pentagon Chief of Staff and former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Security and Homeland Defense, discusses the biggest cyberrisks to corporate practitioners.
AFP 2018 speaker Doug Stevenson of Story Theater International explains why you should tell a story in your presentation.
Though there is no deferral of foreign earnings under the 2017 tax bill, Section 956 was surprisingly retained and there are questions as to how much of an impact it could still have on treasury organizations.
A brand is an intangible asset, a unique promise of what the company stands for when you see its name, logo, slogan or product, even before you interact with it. This same logic applies to you.
Nicole Meyer, Founder and Managing Partner of The Meyer Partnership, explains why employees leave their jobs, and what treasury and finance executives can do to retain them.
Keith Briscoe, CMO of Ethoca, provides a three-pronged solution for retailers to tackle so-called "friendly" fraud and false declines.
We’ve been hearing a lot about the benefits of robotic process automation (RPA), and for good reason. But what if you were trying to implement RPA for process improvement and found that it didn’t work?
Though corporate treasury and finance professionals have shown considerable interest in adopting faster payments, they need to apply a well thought-out strategy to be successful.