How 2022 Will Transform Your Treasury Department
Redbridge’s annual study of corporate debt structure reveals that the credit profile of France’s leading listed companies has moved from “A” to “BBB” over the past 18 months. Tensions in negotiations with banks and private bond holders are prompting finance departments to prepare for a more stressful environment.
Michel Yvon, head of payments at Decathlon International, presents the innovative payment strategy of Europe’s N°1 sports retailer.
“We want to connect the various real-time payment systems around the world”, Isabelle Olivier – SWIFT
For SWIFT’s head of payment initiatives, connecting the various real-time payment systems is a way to achieve greater transparency in cross-border transfers. Interview with Isabelle Olivier.
The COVID-19 crisis is accelerating the change in consumer habits and payment behaviours across Europe. Which lessons can be drawn from it? Redbridge is pleased to invite you to a 40-minute webinar with our electronic payment experts.
Card payment fraud on online transactions generates significant hidden costs, so merchants need to define a clear strategy to maximize sales while keeping fraud under control, says Gabriel Lucas, associate director at Redbridge.
The recent much publicised cases of fraud and losses in various trading companies in Asia and MENA (e.g. Hin Leong, Agritrade, Phoenix, Hontop Energy and Zenrock) have left a deep mark on the industry. The “usual suspect” group of financing banks (e.g. HSBC, ABN AMRO, Société Générale, Natixis, CACIB, BNP Paribas, ING, MUFG etc.) was seriously impacted with potential losses in some banks going well over USD 100 million. As a direct consequence some leading banks have decided to completely discontinue the coverage of this sector, others have discontinued their activities in certain geographical regions and let their respective teams go. Furthermore, new business has been frozen and thorough reviews are currently being prepared by other leading sector lenders.
Do you have a subsidiary in the United States? Are you monitoring your US cash management costs such as bank charges and electronic transaction fees? It is highly likely that these fees will increase in the near future and that your bills will be impacted. Here’s why.
The pandemic has forced many businesses to drastically adapt how they do business to survive. Here are 4 steps you can take today to safeguard your payments environment during the pandemic and beyond.
According to Olivier Talvard, senior director at Redbridge, improving working capital requires careful execution to achieve its goals while simultaneously protecting the client-supplier ecosystem.
Pressure from the sales, marketing, as well as digitization, teams to adopt innovative payment solutions and access multiple card networks must make sense from a financial as well as security standpoint. An interview with our experts Mélina Le Sauze and Anthony Schulhof.