But they cannot work in isolation from the wider enterprise. The cash implications of granting payment terms or agreeing a deal in a specific currency have to be fully understood all round. In other words, by having robust processes and leveraging new technologies to provide more automation opportunities, corporate treasurers are stepping up to the plate and delivering enhanced value and efficiency, as shown by ongoing industry research (Euromoney, Economist Intelligence Unit).
As part of our ongoing activities in support of our global treasury clients, Deutsche Bank is working closely with the Economist and Eurofinance on a number of events and activities in 2018 and beyond. These explore how regulatory, technological and political changes are reshaping treasuries and treasury careers in the face of ongoing external environment and organizational disruption.
This includes a dedicated Global Treasury Leaders community group within the Eurofinance Corporate Treasury Network (ECTN), that hosts exclusive conversations and webinars on a range of interesting topics affecting global treasury, and we will also share insights from the annual Economist Intelligence Unit treasury survey.
In April 2018, we participated in the first of three regional Economist Global Treasury Leaders Summits in New York, where a select group of senior treasurers from global organisations shared insights into the challenging macro-economic environment, and their plans for building fully digital treasuries. See the full write-up of the event on the interactive Turtl site here.