Risk Management

FATCA/GATCA white paper alerts banks to further complexities

The banking industry should be braced for further complexity when it comes to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the looming Global FATCA (GATCA), according to Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. The risk management advisory and software provider adds that those institutions that move more quickly to implement technology solutions to meet external compliance requirements and generate greater …

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Five Steps to Managing FX Risk

There are some aspects of today’s treasury function that have really only emerged over the past decade: financial supply chain management, enterprise risk management etc. Some responsibilities have been core to the role of treasury ever since the first departments were set up in the 1970s, of which foreign exchange (FX) risk management is one. Indeed, the first treasury association, …

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Today’s Risk Management Challenges for Corporate Treasury

What comprises best practice risk management in today’s corporate treasury? And how are the industry and its suppliers rising to new challenges for policy, process and technology? This article analyses a range of risk classes that are generally managed in today’s corporate treasury operations, and examines how a demanding set of evolving challenges is being met in practice. There are …

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Managing Fraud and Corruption Risk in M&A

Here are some best practices in reducing the ABAC exposure an organization may face when involved in a merger or acquisition. By Gregory Wolski, Tony Hounshell, Sara Kramvis Many private equity firms and acquisitive corporations look for growth in cross-border transactions. A cross-border merger or acquisition may be good for business, but it’s not a move to undertake lightly. Successfully …

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Managing Risk in the Digital Era with Payment Networks

New technologies have made it easier than ever for consumers to securely make purchases. Now businesses are beginning to follow suit. Payments are a necessary part of commerce. But managing them requires capturing, storing, and securing sensitive information; complying with complex regulatory requirements; and validating the identities of those seeking to be paid. These activities carry a lot of risk. …

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