Treasury & FX in Ukraine

This call, attended by six senior treasury peers representing five multinational corporations
across the UK, Europe, and US, was focused on peers’ perspectives of the current situation in
Ukraine, the issues they face and their approach to these issues.

The call was chaired by Arnaud Francq

This report (in full below) was compiled by Monie Lindsey

Summary of peer call findings

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Treasury & FX in Mexico

For the Latin American region, Mexico stands out as being unusually easy to operate in: there are no exchange controls, pooling is allowed, accounts can be operated from offshore, hedging is easy. So it works….however, nothing is perfect. This report explores issues related to banking in light if Citi’s exit, and opening bank accounts, maquiladore structures, tax issues and FX.

The report is based on a call chaired by Damian Glendinning whose summary appears below.

This report was compiled by Monie Lindsey is available in our Report Library.

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Treasury & FX in the Caribbean

Senior corporate treasurers from companies based in USA, Europe and Latin America share their experiences of treasury & FX in the Caribbean, including accessing FX, the impact of Covid 19, Regional Banking and dealing with Cuba

Call date: 11th March 2021

The call was expert chaired by Damian Glendinning, whose commentary appears below.

This report was produced by Monie Lindsey.

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Treasury & FX in Angola

Angola presents very tough challenges for corporate treasurers, especially when oil prices are low. In this call participants shared experiences in accessing hard currency, repatriation of cash, banking relationships and local investments.

The call was expert chaired by Arnaud Francq Key Take Outs are listed below

This report was compiled by Monie Lindsey

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Corporate Treasury LIBOR Project update

Corporate Treasury LIBOR transition

In this call, senior treasurers from seven MNCs in Europe and the U.S.A discussed their LIBOR transition projects. This report details their approaches to transition, the current status of their projects and their concerns.

Call date: 17th Jan 2021

The call was expert chaired by Damian Glendinning, whose commentary appears below.

This report was produced by Monie Lindsey. The full report appears below.

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Planning For Unknown Risks

This recording comprises an expert interview presentation from Karamjeet Paul, Managing Principal of the Strategic Exposure Group. In this session, Damian Glendinning who was a client of Karamjeet’s when he was responsible for Enterprise Risk as Treasurer of Lenovo explores the concept of ‘Unknown unknowns’ and how they can be approached from a risk strategy perspective.

Post Covid Treasury Relationships

Post Covid Treasury Relationships

In the light of COVID – what lessons have been learned and how do treasurers  plan to approach: priority setting and planning, managing remote treasury teams, issues arising from organisational silos external relationship management e.g. banks.

Call date: 17th Dec 2020

The call was expert chaired by Damian Glendinning, whose commentary appears below.

This report was produced by Monie Lindsey.

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Wallet share and bank fee analysis

Bank fee analysis & wallet share

Following our report ‘Approaches to Bank Relationship Management‘ describing diverse approaches to monitoring bank fees and calculating wallet share. This report comprises a deeper dive into how treasurers approach these issues.

The topics addressed include:

  • Approaches to 
    • Analyzing and checking the fees that banks charge
    • Estimating how much banks make; their wallet share of your business
    • How you determine and award business to your banks
  • The benefits realized from your approach

Call date: Nov 5th 2020

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Banking in China

Banking in China

Call date: 22nd October 2020

In this call, members discussed the challenges of banking in China.

The discussion covered their experiences with different banks & fintechs in China, including: Agricultural Bank of China, Alipay (Ant Financial), Citi, HSBC, ICBC, JP Morgan, WeChat Pay.

The call was chaired by Damian Glendinning whose commentary is below.

Report by Monie Lindsey

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Banking in Brazil

Banking in Brazil

Call date: 20th October 2020

In this call, members discussed the challenges of banking in Brazil .

The discussion covered their experiences with different banks, including: BNP Paribas, Bradesco, Citi, HSBC, Itaù, JP Morgan and Santander.

The call was chaired by Damian Glendinning whose commentary is below.

Report by Monie Lindsey

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