Corporate Treasurers Prepare For Downgrade
As corporate treasurers prepare for a downgrade of U.S. debt by credit rating agencies, Treasury Strategies has suggestions for treasurers to protect their companies' assets.
Financial Stability Act Passes in the Senate
The U.S. Senate voted to approve S.3217, Resotring America Financial Stability Act of 2010, by a vote of 59 to 39 on May 20, 2010.
Cover Story: May 10
Financial Executive’s Editor-in-Chief Ellen M. Heffes spoke recently with the treasurers of Progressive Insurance Co., Millipore Corp. and DuPont Co.
Treasury: May 10
The corporate treasurer’s world has undoubtedly changed in recent years. As banks received bailouts from taxpayers, treasurers found it harder to raise corporate capital
House, Senate Diverge On Derivatives Regulation
The House Financial Services Committee and other House and Senate committees addressing reform of over-the-counter derivatives are diverging on certain provisions of their respective bills.
Company Treasury Policies
U.S. Treasury Releases OTC Derivatives Legislation
On Aug. 11, 2009 the U.S. Treasury Department released their final piece of legislative language in their plan for Financial Regulatory Reform, which covers the regulation of OTC derivatives.
treasury: July 09
The receipt of monthly account statements from commercial banks has historically been a nonevent for most corporations. Most financial executives considered these charges “common” monthly expenses warranting nothing more than a quick review for “reasonableness” before transmittal to accounts payable for processing.
washington insights: June 09
As the United States faces the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, treasurers and chief financial officers in organizations are concerned.
treasury: June 09
In a year of recession and credit uncertainty, understanding and managing liquidity has become a top priority for most treasurers. Many management teams were shocked to learn just how quickly slowing revenue and frozen credit can blossom into a full-blown crisis.
treasury: may 09
Finance departments are not immune to cost cutting and expense-reduction measures. Despite expanded responsibilities and the increasingly critical role of treasury in managing cash and mitigating foreign exchange risk, treasurers and controllers are being asked to do much more with much less.
treasury: April 09
Banks ARE Lending, Says Treasury Strategies' Letter To Congress
treasury: january 09
With the global economy apparently headed toward a deep and protracted recession, treasurers in American companies must take extraordinary measures to ensure they have the appropriate resources to weather the crisis.
Treasurers' Role Key In Navigating Current Financial Crisis
A recent publication by Strategic Treasurer highlights the important role of the corporate treasurer in navigating the current financial crisis besetting U.S. and world markets
treasury: october 08
Treasury: september 08
Treasury Advisory Comm. On Audit Profession Posts Second Draft Report For Comment
At its meeting on July 22, 2008, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession (ACAP) voted to publish for public comment its Second Draft Report for a 30 day comment period.
treasury: January 08
U.S. corporate financial professionals responsible for liquidity management are sitting on a historically huge mountain of cash, and the subprime mortgage situation is making them very nervous about how they are investing it. Fortunately, there is a remedy that should help many liquidity managers get a better night’s sleep: it’s called “getting back to basics.”