Stage 8: The final countdown: regulatory insights into IBOR transition

An insight into IBOR transition from the perspective of the official sector. We often talk about what transition means for corporates and how the banks and markets are evolving as a result of the transition, but what does the official sector think of it all? How does it help them address wider prudential risk management…

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Keynote: From the front-line: insights into the pandemic and the wider experiences of the NHS and NASA with Prof. Kevin Fong OBE

In this fast-paced and stimulating keynote presentation, Kevin, as an astrophysicist, medical specialist and natural storyteller, will be reflecting on his experiences over the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic when he worked as a National Clinical Advisor to NHS England, and as part of hospital Emergency Response and Major Incident Planning as well as…

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Treasury lab 15: Did the recent money market fund reforms do enough?

From an external viewpoint, MMFs survived without incident in 2020. Inflows from corporates awash with liquidity from the private markets and government scheme kept total AuM high. However, they did not escape the notice of regulators. What challenges did these funds face and how what did central banks and regulators do in response? Are these…

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Treasury lab 14: The value of a treasurer

The start of the pandemic once again put treasury teams on display as they urgently responded to CEO and Board demands for precise cash and liquidity projections. 15 months later as we begin emerging into a post-COVID financial world, treasurers are still being asked to execute working capital initiatives, deliver confident liquidity forecasting, and protect…

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Treasury lab 13: Cultural and policy considerations in a post COVID treasury

COVID has accelerated the idea of a ‘real time’ treasury. Enhanced visibility, coupled with dynamic machine learning, has the capacity to significantly improve the quality of a host of treasury operations which impacts the policies in place which govern them. Improved execution of core tasks has the potential, not only to promote efficiency and robustness…

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Treasury lab 11: Taking treasury to the next level: integrating payment systems and money movement

In the corporate space, the centralization of payments processing has long been a costly, complex and resource-intensive effort. Additionally, treasurers with many international banking partners struggle to establish standardized, simple, secure connectivity channels making money movement a challenge. The good news is that treasury solutions provided by fintech providers have expanded and can help treasurers…

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Treasury lab 10: How LSEG is re-thinking treasury

Join us in a conversation with LSEG’s treasury team and HSBC’s Vice-Chairman, Capital Markets, Jean-Marc Mercier, where we’ll be discussing two big opportunities for treasurers to accelerate strategic change and build their business profile 1. Integrating financially material ESG data and analytics • getting ahead of regulations and reporting requirements • using ESG data to…

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Opening remarks and Stage 7: The great reset

The world is being reset. We are living and working at an extraordinary moment in time and the world is facing unprecedented challenges. Whether that is risk from climate change, rising inequality or the nationalistic and protectionist threats to the international co-operation that maintains and secures social stability. These challenges affect us all and yet,…

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