Cash management debate: The tricky path to standardization Euromoney January 2008 The global credit crunch has underlined to banks the importance of cash management and transaction banking as core businesses, given that they provide steady revenues. Elsewhere in the market the full introduction of the Single Euro Payments Area, with its resultant benefits for banks and their corporate clients, is still some years away.
Cash management: Europes uncertain future Euromoney July 2007 Corporate treasurers are keeping a close eye on the new regulations that will impact on cash management. The Payment Services Directive is due this autumn another step forward yet the timetable for Sepa is still vague. Even identifying the benefits of the changes is a matter of hot debate.
Sepa debate - A new model for Europe Euromoney January 2006 Europe may have one currency, but it still has many payment systems. What will be the impact of SEPA on banks and their clients? What opportunities exist in emerging Europe? Leading cash management professionals debate the confusion over standardization and the pros and cons of payment factories.
The dash for cash Euromoney October 2005 Sustained competition, falling margins and regulatory pressures mean that the world of cash management and payments is heading towards an inflection point. The EU's Single Euro Payments Area project is adding yet more fuel to the fire that will force banks to re-evaluate their strategies.