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Dan Barnes

AQR - You can't handle the truth

We can soon expect the European Central Bank (ECB) to outline the details of the Asset Quality Review (AQR), an examination of some 130 European banks’ assets, to be conducted in 2014. The AQR may wel...

20 Nov 2013
Future Finance News Analysis
Retired Member

Pooling for profit - making money work smarter

In the cash management world, new cash pooling technology has the potential to drive significant efficiencies for both banks and multinational corporations. We all know that cash pooling is a valuab

14 Nov 2013
Penny Hembrow

The future of sourcing in wholesale banking

Outsourcing was once vaunted as the golden ticket to reducing costs. The reality has been somewhat different. Application complexity, siloed architectures, poor data management and bad business proces...

31 Oct 2013
Chris Principe

Putting Out vs Putting In

Putting Out vs Putting In The ideas of Putting Out Software versus Putting In Software are two radically different approaches and goals. Especially for financial software; the difference is the banks ...

30 Oct 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
Enrico Camerinelli

The Corporate Treasurer Is The Wealth Manager Of The Company

I thought I'd post again this article after the recent outage... Large corporations are today cash rich and their treasurers are accountable for utilizing at best those assets. Preservation of capit...

30 Oct 2013
Treasury Management
Enrico Camerinelli

The Corporate Treasurer Is The Wealth Manager Of The Company

Large corporations are today cash rich and their treasurers are accountable for utilizing at best those assets. Preservation of capital rather than pure yield gauges the success of corporate treasurer...

24 Oct 2013
Treasury Management
Tim Brew

Transaction banking: The rise of customer centricity

There’s change afoot for the transaction banking industry. Banks are aiming to grow their share of this profitable market. They’re searching for new ways to differentiate themselves and become the pro...

22 Oct 2013
Chris Principe

Transaction Banking - The Suite Life

Transaction Banking - The Suite Life: Since the financial crisis bank management has given high priority, attention and investment to fee generation businesses and fee generation business that are r...

10 Oct 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
Enrico Camerinelli

SAP and Ariba: A marriage with no honeymoon?

In May 2012, giant German ERP vendor SAP acquired Ariba, a sourcing strategy and B2B network provider (http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/sap-agrees-to-acquire-ariba-for-4-5-billion/?_r=0). Since...

08 Oct 2013
Financial Supply Chain
Manuj Mukherjee

Ways to provide Affordable Housing in India-the US way

Housing for the urban poor has been one of the most contentious issue plaguing our countries policymakers post-independence. India could be the only country with the dubious distinction of treating pu...

05 Oct 2013
Manuj Mukherjee

Role of Indian Commercial banks in Infrastructure Finance

Commercial banks in India have long assumed an important role in funding infrastructure SPV’s but had their exposures limited on account of asset liability mismatch, narrowing interest margins, inadeq...

03 Oct 2013
Retired Member

Five years after the Lehman's collapse - what has changed?

On 15th September 2008, Lehman Brothers declared itself bankrupt. In one of the most dramatic events of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, the 160-year old institution collapsed due to its exposur...

03 Oct 2013