Get Ready for SEPA
Businesses with European operations need to prepare for coming new payment regulations.
Can Collaboration Deliver Success?
Recent research points to a new way of working to bring about economic achievement. Are CFOs ready?
Rolls-Royce CFO Issues Derivatives Regulations Warning
The CFO of the U.K. aircraft-engine maker says new European derivatives rules could damage investment by trying to reduce risk in the financial sector.
Japan’s Easing Threatens Currency War, Bundesbank Warns
Germany’s central bank president issues a cautionary note about Japan’s new policy of monetary easing.
While Corporates Fiddle, SEPA Compliance Looms
Many European treasury departments have still not made meaningful progress toward compliance with the single European payments area rules taking effect next year.
Developing Markets: Growing . . . and Dangerous
Emerging markets will overtake the developed world in GDP this year. But CFOs looking at growth opportunities will have to exercise caution.
Relaxed Basel Rules Don’t Increase Bank Risk
The new, less onerous global liquidity rules are sensible and realistic, especially in light of the market and economic pressures facing financial institutions, say experts.
CFO’s Top European Stories of 2012
The euro crisis, the LIBOR crisis, and the debt crisis were popular features in 2012. But the top stories were about how to be a great CFO heading the best finance function.
European Banks Face Libor Liabilities
Different accounting rules could mean a quicker, bigger hit on their balance sheets.
Starbucks Coughs Up More U.K. Tax
It’s doing so voluntarily, but sales have taken a hit since news came out that the coffee chain has been paying virtually no tax in Britain.
“Reckless, Wrong-Headed” Pension Rules Could Savage Europe’s Economy
Almost everyone is criticizing the European Commission’s proposal to ensure the solvency of employer-sponsored pension plans after catastrophic events.