The resilient treasury - eurofinance.com/copenhagen International Treasury Management

 
The resilient treasury - eurofinance.com/copenhagen International Treasury Management
The 28th annual conference on
International Treasury Management
16-18 October 2O19 | Bella Center, Copenhagen

The resilient treasury
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Welcome to the world’s leading
international treasury event
The sophistication, level of expertise and networking
are unrivalled by any other event of its kind
•	Network with an unparalleled senior audience of 2,1OO+ delegates from 5O+ countries
•	Hear 8O+ highly practical case studies from international treasury teams – not sales pitches
•	Discover not just the current, but also future trends in international treasury
• Fit 6 months’ worth of meetings with your banks, providers and clients into 2.5 days
•	Delve into the world of new technologies to understand how treasury will change
•	View the cutting-edge solutions that are available in the marketplace today
•	Benchmark your operations with treasurers from all industries
•	Gain fresh perspectives from our headline speakers

The resilient treasury
With the pace of change in technology running
at hyper speed; geopolitical uncertainty ever
more volatile and the ever growing need
to do more with less – coping with
volatility and stress is paramount.                                                                       21OO+             1OO+                 185+                       85+
This year, we look at how to de-stress
treasury and build resilient practices that
                                                                                                        attendees         exhibitors           speakers                   sessions
allow treasury to do three things: achieve                                                               from around      showcasing the       from leading              on current and
operational excellence; answer the call for innovation;                                                    the world      latest solutions     organisations              future trends
and help the business respond to disruption.

                                                                                                  “An annual dose of motivation and inspiration for treasury professionals.”
eurofinance.com/copenhagen                                                                                                                   — Christian Valdivia, CFO, LafargeHolcim Trading

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Who will you meet?
Nowhere else in the world can you meet this many                                                                                                                                        76% of corporate attendees
senior-level treasury professionals in one place...
                                                                                                                                                                                         say this is the best treasury
• C orporate treasurers, CFOs and finance directors from a wide range of industries and countries
• Banks, financial institutions and system providers who want to meet with treasury decision makers                                                                                                event they attend
   and better understand the challenges they face
•	Financial technology companies that offer payment, working capital, supply chain, risk, FX, asset
   management and funding solutions
•	Relevant consultancy and legal professionals

                                                             44%
                                                             Group Treasurer

         85O+                                                / VP Treasurer
                                                             / CFO level

          corporate
          treasurers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “A great networking
                                                                                                                                                                                                            opportunity. Everyone is here!”
                                                                                                                                                                                               — Ramon Tolk, Senior Director Treasury, Avery Dennison
Previous attendees include:
•  Abercrombie & Fitch  •  Adecco  •  Adidas  •  Admiral  •  ADP  •  Ahold Delhaize  •  AIG  •  Air Liquide  •  Airbus  •  Alibaba Group  •  Allianz Global  •  Amadeus  •  Amazon  •  Amica Group  •  Amway  •  Apple  •  Arcelor Mittal  •  Arla Foods
•  Arrow Electronics  •  Asahi Breweries  •  Asics  •  Astra Zeneca  •  AT&T  •  Avnet  •  BASF  •  Bayer  •  Beano Studios  •  Bombardier Transportation  •  Booking.com  •  Bose  •  British American Tobacco  •  Bunge  •  Cargill  •  Carlsberg  •
Caterpillar  •  Chanel  •  Chevron  •  Christian Louboutin  •  Citrix Systems  •  Clariant International  •  Clarins  •  Coca Cola  •  Daimler  •  Danone  •  Deliveroo  •  Dell  •  Deutsche Post  •  DHL  •  Diageo  •  Dubai Aerospace  •  Dufry  •  E.ON  •
Eaton  •  eBay  •  Electrolux  •  Ericsson  •  Estee Lauder  •  ExxonMobil  •  F. Hoffmann-La Roche  •  Facebook  •  Fedex TNT  •  Ferrero  •  Finnair  •  Fuji Gas Natural  •  GE Capital  •  General Mills  •  Gilead Sciences  •  Google  •  Groupon  •  Harley
Davidson  •  Heineken  •  Henkel  •  Hermes  •  Hilton  •  Hitachi Vantara  •  Honeywell  •  HP  •  Huawei  •  Hugo Boss  •  IATA  •  Iberdrola  •  IBM  •  IKEA  •  Intercontinental Hotels Group  •  International Airlines Group  •  Jacobs Douwe Egberts
•  Jaguar Land Rover  •  Johnson & Johnson  •  JT International  •  Kimberley Clark  •  KLM Royal Dutch Airlines  •  L’Occitane International  •  LEGO Group  •  Lenovo  •  Liberty Global  •  Lukoil  •  Maersk Kanoo Emirates  •  Mars  •  Mattel  •
Medtronic  •  Merck  •  Metalor  •  Metlife  •  Michael Kors  •  Microsoft  •  Mondelez International  •  Nestlé  •  NH Hotel Group  •  Nielsen  •  Nike  •  Nikon Holdings  •  Nokia  •  Novartis  •  OMV Petrom  •  Orange  •  Oriflame Cosmetics  •  Pandora
•  Pearson  •  Pfizer  •  Philips Lighting  •  Porsche  •  Procter & Gamble  •  Proximus  •  Puma  •  Radissonblu  •  Reliance Industries  •  Revlon  •  RTL Group  •  Saab  •  Salesforce  •  Samsung  •  Schwarz Group  •  Sephora  •  Shell  •  Siemens  •
Spotify  •  Statoil  •  Stripe  •  Symantec  •  Tchibo  •  Telefonica  •  Tesla  •  Tetra Laval International  •  TEVA  •  Total  •  Toyota  •  Uber  •  Unilever  •  UPS  •  Viacom  •  Vodafone  •  Volkswagen  •  Volvo Group  •  Whirlpool  •  Xerox  •  Zalando  •

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Programme highlights
Key topics                                            New! The regulation series                          Regional Perspectives                                 Innovation Alley
•	The critical issues for treasury in the next 12    Regulation has overtaken cybersecurity and          It is outside of the developed                        Take a stroll past our innovation stands
   months                                             other operational risks as a risk management        markets where tomorrow’s profits                      showcasing the latest solutions from payments
• What collaboration with your banks, fintechs       priority for many boards. Take just 15 minutes to   will be found – however the challenges                and FX to supply chain finance, trade, compliance
   and internal business units should look like       update on the key developments.                     of organising your tax, finance and treasury          and more. See what emerging fintechs, your
•	Case studies of cutting-edge technology in                                                             are even greater. This series will look at how to     bank partners, and treasury suppliers
                                                      •	Unlearning Libor
   action                                                                                                 operate in the most important of the complex          are developing in response to the
                                                      •	Get your global tax update here
•	How treasury can impact everything from                                                                countries and regions.                                issues that plague corporate
                                                      •	Dealing with a new money market fund
   sales to procurement to customer experience                                                                                                                  treasury the most.
                                                         landscape                                        •	The ins and outs of sanctions
•	Digital and technological transformation of
                                                      • Living with / learning to love faster payments   •	Asia – the move away from China
   treasury
                                                      •	Getting ready for IFRS16                         •	Africa
•	Operational building blocks for today and
                                                      •	Treasury’s role in enterprise ESG                • Brazil
   tomorrow: core treasury excellence
                                                                                                          •	India
•	Introducing and maintaining growth mode for
   the business                                       Discovery Labs
•	As always – risk, risk and more risk
   management                                         Open to all, the four Discovery Labs provide an
•	The regulation series – a look at everything       in-depth look at trending topics. Explore new
                                                      technologies and opportunities for treasury and
   from Libor to tax reforms
                                                      take part in peer-to-peer discussions on how to
                                                                                                                                                                     “Still the most relevant
                                                      solve key treasury issues.                                                                            cash and treasury conference to
Plus!
                                                      •	From pilot to problem solved                                                              meet with banks and network with peers.”
•	Big picture thinkers who are dissecting your       •	The payments revolution
   world                                              •	Working capital and supply                                                                    — Evgeny Chaynikov, Senior Financial Manager, PJSC Lukoil
•	Afternoon streams on the core topics that             chain rebooted
   preoccupy treasury day-to-day                      •	Finance 36O: a holistic view
•	Innovation alley, showcasing the tech
   companies who are solving treasury pain
   points
• Legal and regulatory briefing stage
•	Thought leadership roundtables
•	Fireside chats with treasury movers and
   shakers
•	4 Discovery Labs that take you beyond
   treasury, to the future of financial services
   and how it will impact your business

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Your banking partners, providers and fintechs, all under one roof

                                                                    If you have products or services to offer corporate treasurers and
                                                                    finance directors, then this is the ideal opportunity. Please contact
                                                                    Paul Shapiro: paulshapiro@eurofinance.com | +44 (O)7547 1174O5.

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At a glance...                                                       Stream 1
                                                                     How to improve your
                                                                                                        Stream 2
                                                                                                        Should treasury…?
                                                                                                                                           Stream 3
                                                                                                                                           Technology
                                                                                                                                                                             Stream 4
                                                                                                                                                                             Collaboration is key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Stream 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   How to be a business
                                                                     treasury core strength                                                transformations                   to resilience                         growth story

 Day       Resilience in the face of stress                          2:OO	An easier path to digital   2:OO	Should treasury revisit      2:OO    efining digital the
                                                                                                                                                  D                          2:OO	Treasury: the backbone          2:OO	Tailoring treasury to

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                                                                            treasury transformation?          the limits of                       treasury way                     of enterprise data                    growth mode
           8:OO    Registration and exhibition opens                                                          centralisation?
                                                                     2:4O	Optimising your cash                                            2:4O    efining the digital
                                                                                                                                                  D                          2:4O	Re-designing treasury           2:4O	Glocalising treasury:
           9:OO	Welcome address                                           forecasting                  2:4O	Should treasury revisit             treasury another way             together                              how to be both global
           9:1O	Chairs’ introduction                                3:2O	Refreshment break                  its liquidity set up?        3:2O	Refreshment break           3:2O	Refreshment break                     but local
           9:2O	Re-thinking globalisation                           4:OO	Choosing the right cash      3:2O	Refreshment break            4:OO	Building the business       4:OO	The transformation              3:2O	Refreshment break
           1O:OO	Technology stressors: over the                           concentration structure      4:OO	Should treasury                    case for better treasury          continues: GE’s journey         4:OO	To hedge or not to hedge
                  technology tipping point                           5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury            transform or change its            technology                  4:4O	What collaboration on           4:4O	Managing FX risk in
                                                                           Networking Reception               current treasury             4:4O	Accelerating the                  financing looks like                  emerging markets
           1O:4O	Refreshment break
                                                                                                              structures?                        payments processes:
           1 1:2O	Treasury priorities: must-do                                                                                                                             5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury         5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury
                                                                                                        4:4O	Should treasury change             shifting to a higher gear         Networking Reception                  Networking Reception
                    versus nice-to-do
                                                                                                              its FX strategy?             5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury
           12:OO	Staying positive: smart growth
                                                                                                        5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury            Networking Reception
                  strategies for tough times
                                                                                                              Networking Reception
           12:4O	Lunch

 Day       Resilience through collaboration                          2:OO	Achieving the cash           2:OO	Should treasury              2:OO	Achieving a digital         2:OO   e BAM: how E.ON realised      2:OO	Strategic M&A:

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                                                                           management 36O                     investigate virtual                baseline                            a digital bank account              the treasury challenge
           8:OO    Registration and exhibition opens                                                          accounts?                                                              management solution
                                                                     2:4O	Taking banking in-house                                        2:4O	Reducing complexity                                               2:4O	Treasury’s M&A
           9:OO	Chairs’ introduction                                       with new technology         2:4O	Should treasury take the           to increase capability      2:4O	How to be an effective                tightrope
           9:2O	Brexit: uncertainty reigns                          3:2O	Refreshment break                  lead delivering an                 at Google                         treasury organisation           3:2O	Refreshment break
                                                                                                              in-house solution for        3:2O	Refreshment break                 and team
           1O:OO	Collaboration beats competition,                   4:OO	A balanced approach                                                                                                                     4:OO	Transforming treasury to
                                                                                                              RPA?                                                           3:2O	Refreshment break
                  or does it? Winners and losers in                        to bank rationalisation:                                        4:OO	Making treasury better                                                  support the business
                  the banking world                                        the treasury deep clean      3:2O	Refreshment break                  – with robots               4:OO	Every treasury angle has        4:4O	The right tax structure
           1O:3O	Refreshment break                                  4:4O	Money market funds:          4:OO	Should treasury revisit      4:4O	Evolution in the TMS              a tax twist: a discussion             for your growth strategy
                                                                           changing use for                   cross-border payments?             ecosystem                         on the latest tax
           11:1O	What’s the deal on Libra?                                                                                                                                                                        5:2O   Adjourn to day 3
                                                                           treasurers?                  4:4O	Should treasury let                                                  developments around a
           11:4O	The collaboration culture in action:                                                                                     5:2O   Adjourn to day 3                 real life treasury set-up
                                                                     5:2O   Adjourn to day 3                  robots collect cash?
                  the future of financial services
                                                                                                        5:2O   Adjourn to day 3                                              5:2O   Adjourn to day 3
           12:4O	Lunch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Continued on next page...
 Day       Resilience helps to identify the right opportunities

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           8:OO    Registration and exhibition opens
           9:OO	Chairs’ introduction
           9:2O    Political stressors: acute, chronic and global                                                                     “Still the most relevant cash
           1O:OO	Developing resilience
           1O:3O	Refreshment break
                                                                                                                                     and treasury conference to meet
           11:1O	The EuroFinance Awards for Treasury Excellence                                                                    with banks and network with peers.”
           12:1O   KAL’s closing
           1:OO	Lunch                                                                                                      — Evgeny Chaynikov, Senior Financial Manager, PJSC Lukoil

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Stream 6                                 Discovery Lab 1                       Discovery Lab 2                      Discovery Lab 3                       Discovery Lab 4                    Complex
              A focus on global risk                   From pilot to problem                 The payments                         Working capital and                   Finance 36O:                       Markets
              management                               solved                                revolution                           supply chain rebooted                 a holistic view

 Day          2:OO   L iquidity priorities in a       2:OO	A real-time interaction         2:OO	Understanding the              2:OO	Still a trillion euros on the   2:OO	Tearing up the treasury      2:OO	The ins and outs of

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                      changing world                         with AI: a treasury case              payments ecosystem                   table: why?                           roadmap                            sanctions
              2:4O	Dealing with data: the                   study                           2:4O	Changing payments              2:4O	Dynamic discounting: the        2:4O	From smart silos to          2:4O   Brazil
                    treasury perspective               2:4O    sing APIs and real-time
                                                              U                                    changes the business                 challenges and benefits               smarter networks             3:2O	Refreshment break
              3:2O	Refreshment break                         banking to drive new           3:2O	Refreshment break              3:2O	Refreshment break               3:2O	Refreshment break
                                                              business solutions                                                                                                                           4:OO   India
              4:OO	Stakeholder                                                              4:OO	SWIFT gpi for corporates a     4:OO	Choosing the right SCF          4:OO    ick’n’mix treasury: why
                                                                                                                                                                               P                           4:4O   Stream ends
                    management when                    3:2O	Refreshment break                     reality                              solution                               platforms will be king
                    financing joint ventures           4:OO	Treasury re-designed                                                                                                                          5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury
                                                                                             4:4O	We want real time              4:4O	
                                                                                                                                       T ECHNOLOGY                      4:4O	
                                                                                                                                                                             T ECHNOLOGY                         Networking Reception
              4:4O   T he end of the KYC              4:4O	How ABB centralised cash              payments, don’t we?                 SHOWCASE:                             SHOWCASE:
                      nightmare?                             on a global level               5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury             The SCF bake-off                      Insights in innovation
              5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury            5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury               Networking Reception           5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury         5:2O	Adjourn to the Treasury
                    Networking Reception                     Networking Reception                                                       Networking Reception                  Networking Reception

 Day          2:OO	Developing a data driven           2:OO    utting the robots to work
                                                              P                              2:OO	
                                                                                                  T ECHNOLOGY                     2:OO      igitising trade finance:
                                                                                                                                           D                            2:OO	The future of funding        2:OO	Africa

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                    currency hedging                          for FX risk management              SHOWCASE:                                blockchain up and            2:4O	Automatic for the            3:2O	Refreshment break
                    strategy                                  and liquidity                       Meeting the payments                     running?                           treasurer
                                                                                                  disruptors                                                                                               4:OO	Asia: the move away
              2:4O	Managing treasury                  2:4O    ow APIs resolve key
                                                              H                                                                   2:4O	
                                                                                                                                       T ECHNOLOGY                      3:2O	Refreshment break                  from China
                    technology risk                           treasury pain points           3:2O	Refreshment break                   SHOWCASE:
                                                                                                                                       The brave new world of           4:OO	
                                                                                                                                                                             T ECHNOLOGY                   5:2O   Adjourn to day 3
              3:2O	Refreshment break                  3:2O	Refreshment break               4:OO     etting efficient and
                                                                                                     G                                                                       SHOWCASE:
                                                                                                     transparent digital               trade finance
              4:OO	Dicing with debt                   4:OO	Remodelling the future of                                                                                       The EuroFinance beauty
                                                             cash forecasting                        payments and collections     3:2O	Refreshment break                    parade
              5:2O   Adjourn to day 3
                                                       4:4O	
                                                            T ECHNOLOGY                      4:4O    A PIs: the future is now    4:OO	Upgraded: building a            5:2O   Adjourn to day 3
                                                            SHOWCASE:                        5:2O    Adjourn to day 3                   technology-led SCF
                                                            Piloting new technologies                                                   programme
                                                       5:2O   Adjourn to day 3                                                    4:4O	Intelligent SCF
                                                                                                                                  5:2O     Adjourn to day 3

                        New! The Regulation Series                                          Day 1                                Day 2
                        Regulation has overtaken cybersecurity and other                    2:OO	Unlearning Libor               2:OO    L iving with / learning to               “Once again EuroFinance
                        operational risks as a risk management priority for many
                        boards. In this series, held on the exhibition floor, drop in
                                                                                            2:2O	Getting ready for IFRS16                love faster payments
                                                                                                                                 2:2O	Get your global tax
                                                                                                                                                                                 has proven to be the event
                                                                                            4:OO	Dealing with a new money
                        and catch up with concentrated 15-minute summaries of
                        the key developments.
                                                                                                  market fund landscape                update here                             for treasury.”
                                                                                                                                 4:OO	Treasury’s role in
                                                                                                                                       enterprise ESG
                                                                                                                                                                         — Nikita Romanovich Orlov, Head of Treasury,
                                                                                                                                                                        Norilsk Nickel Mining & Metallurgical

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Pre-conference
training
                                              Treasury Management for CFOs
Tutor                                         Tuesday 15 October 2O19, 8:3Oam - 5:3Opm                        Agenda                                                            Supply chain management and working capital

Christopher Robinson,                         Overview                                                        Best practice in international treasury and current trends        • Principles of supplier and receivables financing
TransactionBanking.com                                                                                                                                                          •	Creating win, win, win in the chain
                                              In the radically changing economic environment, treasury is     •	Treasury as a strategic tool and performance driver for the    • F inancing: POs; invoices; acceptances; promissory notes
Chris has over 3O years’ experience in the    both central and critical to many of the key tasks facing a        CFO                                                            •	Off-balance treatment: SEC issues; without recourse
payments business, working in treasury,       CFO - managing FX risks, ensuring availability of credit,       • Maximising liquidity and availability of credit facilities     •	Leveraging credit differentials
cash management, transaction services,        driving working capital efficiency and restructuring banking    •	Managing for economic value rather than accounting             • Distributor and inventory financing
trade, e-commerce and card acquiring. He      relations to work in a shared services environment. This           value
has worked in senior roles for Citibank and   workshop provides practical examples of the best practice       • Importance of: cash; liquidity; working capital                Shared service centres and payment factories
Bank of America and founded the treasury      used by multinationals to meet these challenges. It is ideal       management
                                                                                                                                                                                •	Critical role of treasury to deliver banking interfaces to
workstation company, IT/2. In 2OO3 he set     for a CFO new to treasury management or as a refresher to       • Role of ERP systems to create supply chain efficiency
                                                                                                                                                                                   SSCs
up TransactionBanking.com, a treasury         update your current knowledge and set the agenda for the        •	New products and responses of the banking players
                                                                                                                                                                                • Integration of ERP accounting with payments systems
and payments best practice training and       coming year and beyond.                                         •	Impact of the credit crunch on bank relationships
                                                                                                                                                                                • E xamples from Oracle and SAP
consulting business, working with large                                                                       •	Coping with FX: interest rate; commodity; counterparty
                                              Topics include:                                                                                                                   •	Achieving economies of scale: benchmarking the
multinational corporations and financial                                                                         risk
                                                                                                                                                                                   processes
institutions around the world. He has a       •	Best practice in international treasury and current trends   Treasury organisation and treasury techniques                     •	Challenges to eliminate domestic instruments and paper
broad depth of experience in the trends       • Treasury organisation and treasury techniques                                                                                  • New business models for commercial flows:
and development of payments and               • L iquidity management and investment                         •	Organisation of treasury and the role of the CFO                  commissionaire; limited buy/sell
treasury across many regions and              •	Supply chain management and working capital                  •	Setting treasury policy and governance
countries.                                    •	Shared service centres and payment factories                 •	Treasury as a tool to actively manage risks                    Global payment infrastructure and technology
                                              •	Global payment infrastructure and technology                 •	Levels of treasury responsibility: centralised; distributed;
                                                                                                                                                                                •	Multi banking and corporate access to: Swift; FileAct;
                                              •	What to expect in the future                                    decentralised
                                                                                                                                                                                   MA-CUGs; SCORE
                                                                                                              •	Inter-company lending: re-invoicing; factoring
                                                                                                                                                                                • What is happening in SEPA?
                                                                                                              •	Centralising exposure management: inter-company FX
                                                                                                                                                                                •	Applying the right security and controls
                                                                                                              •	Tax neutral or tax advantaged treasury vehicles
                                                                                                                                                                                •	Automated bank reconciliation and receivables matching
                                                                                                              • Matching duration of credit facilities to cash flows
                                                                                                                                                                                •	Cash forecasting process
                                                                                                              Liquidity management and investment                               •	The great formats debate: ISO2OO22; EDIFACT; ANSI;
                                                                                                                                                                                   BANSTA; BAI; MT94O
                                                                                                              •	Accessing balances and capital locked in the organisation      •	Creating a treasury dashboard
                                                                                                              • Types of notional pooling, zero balancing and
                                                                                                                 concentration                                                  What to expect in the future
                                                                                                              •	The tax, legal, documentation and regulatory issues
                                                                                                                                                                                •	Treasury policy agenda
                                                                                                              •	Mobilising core balances and money market investment
                                                                                                                                                                                   issues for CFOs
                                                                                                              • Impact of IAS 39 and Basel II/III on the corporate balance
                                                                                                                 sheet

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Pre-conference
training
                                             FX Risk Management
Tutor                                        Tuesday 15 October 2O19, 8:3Oam - 5:OOpm
Christof Nelischer, EuroFinance Tutor        Overview                                                                                                                      Agenda
Christof was the Global Group Treasurer at   An intensive 1-day workshop on how to build an efficient       Key benefits                                                   Dealing with illiquid currencies (3O minutes)
Willis Towers Watson plc based in London     FX strategy
from 2O1O – December 2O18. In his role,                                                                     •	
                                                                                                              Deepen your understanding of an area of treasury risk        •	The challenge of international sanctions, currency
Christof led treasury as well as the         Challenge your existing way of managing FX, get ideas on         management which is growing in relevance                        controls and lack of efficient markets
insurance function. Earlier positions        how to improve your current FX risk management strategy        •	
                                                                                                              Develop a strategy to deal with illiquid currencies in a     •	Operating effectively in emerging markets
include Head of Treasury at Fiberweb plc,    and programme, and learn how to turn ideas into reality with     corporate environment                                        • Defining a corporate policy
leading corporate treasury as well as risk   this highly practical workshop.                                •	
                                                                                                              Challenge and review your balance sheet hedging
                                                                                                              strategy, understand possible scenarios and be better        Balance sheet hedging (1 ½ hours)
management, Group Treasury Manager at        By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Novar plc, where he re-engineered the                                                                         equipped to guide and advise your organisation               •	When to hedge on business unit and on corporate level
treasury function, and European Treasurer    •	
                                               develop a FX risk management programme for                     accordingly                                                  •	How to put a case together
at Kellogg’s, having set up the European       •	  different cash flow hedging  scenarios                  •	
                                                                                                              F ind a practical, efficient, ready-to-use operating model   •	What to hedge and what not to hedge
Treasury Centre. Christof is also a            •	  managing cash on a global basis                           for dealing with intercompany lending around the world       •	Balance sheet vs debt and earnings correlations
EuroFinance Tutor. Christof holds a dual       •	  an in-house bank - including a holistic operating       •	
                                                                                                              Optimise the use of your treasury management system          •	Impact on debt covenants
degree in European Finance and                      model                                                   •	
                                                                                                              Improve your FX cash flow hedging strategy - learn what      •	Real-life case studies
Accounting, and an MBA from Manchester       •	
                                               critically assess and review your organisation’s FX risk       really matters and what to hedge, what not, and why
                                               management approach                                          •	
                                                                                                              Understand the benefits of an intercompany netting           Intercompany lending and multi-currency cash
Business School. He qualified with the
                                             •	
                                               maximise the use of your treasury management system            program, how to build a business case and how to set a       management / In-house Bank (2 hours)
Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Willis Towers Watson plc was the               to manage FX risk and streamline work flows                    program up                                                   •	How to run a treasury centre or in-house bank
winner of TMI’s 2O17 Corporate                                                                              Who should attend?                                             •	Maximise the use of your treasury management system
                                             Real life case studies are used to illustrate how FX risk
Finance and Funding Award under                                                                                                                                            • Defining an efficient operating model
                                             management is applied in practice in a corporate               •	
                                                                                                              Treasury professionals wishing to deepen their
Christof’s leadership, and have                                                                                                                                            •	Managing cash across currencies
                                             organisation.                                                    understanding of FX risk management, or looking for
been shortlisted in the 2O18                                                                                                                                               • T he benefits of micro approach vs macro approach
Treasurer’s Deals of the Year                                                                                 practical solutions to commonplace issues.
Awards in the category of                                                                                   •	
                                                                                                              F inance business partners in multinational organisations,   Cash flow hedging (2 hours)
Large EMEA Treasury                                                                                           looking to understand how to best support their              •	Establishing a good governance
Team of the Year.                                                                                             respective business in managing its FX risk                  • How to define the right hedging approach
                                                                                                            •	
                                                                                                              F inancial controllers who want to appreciate the            • Importance of cash flow forecasting by currency
                                                                                                              rationale and considerations behind FX risk                  •	Risk vs exposure – how to distinguish them
                                                                                                              management, the way it works and why                         •	Real-life case studies
                                                                                                                                                                           Intercompany netting program (1 hour)
                                                                                                                                                                           •   echanics and benefits of intercompany multilateral
                                                                                                                                                                              M
                                                                                                                                                                              netting programme
                                                                                                                                                                           •	How to structure netting
                                                                                                                                                                           •	Systems used
                                                                                                                                                                           •	How to make a case for a programme and other
                                                                                                                                                                              considerations

                                             International Treasury Management | Copenhagen 2O19                                                                                                                                      9
Pre-conference
training
                                              Designing a Digital Treasury
Tutor                                         Tuesday 15 October 2O19, 8:3Oam - 5:OOpm                        Agenda
Aniket Kulkarni, PwC                          Overview                                                        Business need for modernising treasury systems              Treasury analytics – the strategic role of a treasurer and
                                                                                                                                                                          how technology can help
Aniket Kulkarni leads PwC’s treasury and      With the current market conditions and growing role of          •	Current market factors affecting treasury processes
trading technology practice in Switzerland.   treasury in business operations, corporate treasuries are       •	Impact of currency volatility                            •	Reporting and decision support in treasury
Prior to joining PwC, he worked as a global   constantly looking for increasing efficiency. With the          •	Future of banks and its impact on treasury               •	Expectation from the management – typical topics
product manager for treasury and              evolution of new technologies like blockchain and the rise of   •	Evolving role of treasury and tighter integration of     •	Overview of reporting and decision making tools
commodity risk management in SAP.             fintech applications, corporate treasuries have many choices       treasury with the business                               •	How can technology help?
Aniket has a team of experts, helping         to simplify and automate processes.                                                                                         •	Design considerations
corporates and trading companies in                                                                           Technological Innovation and its impact on treasury         •	Case study – treasury analytics
implementing treasury, fintech and            This workshop provides examples and best practices used         systems
commodity trading systems and                 by organisations to set-up robust treasury system                                                                           Supply chain financing and dynamic discounting
                                                                                                              •	Evolution of treasury management systems
processes. He holds an engineering degree     architecture to deal with these issues.
                                                                                                              •	Rise of blockchain and related technologies              •	The concept of SCF and dynamic discounting
and a post graduate diploma in finance,       By the end of the course, you will be able to:                  • Evolution of fintech – platform as a service model       • Benefits to treasury
and is a certified treasury manager CTM.                                                                      •	Robotics and predictive analytics                        • Design of a supply chain finance solution and dynamic
                                              •	
                                                Discover the best approach for your digital treasury          •	Treasury analytics – reporting and decision making          discounting solution
                                                transformation project                                                                                                    •	Apps in the market and common features
                                              •	
                                                Make the business case for change                             Concept of digital treasury                                 • C ase study: Implementation of supply chain financing app
                                              •	
                                                E xamine new technologies and their applications in                                                                          with a bank
                                                                                                              •	How to design a robust treasury system foundation for
                                                treasury (eg. Blockchain, RPA)                                                                                            • C ase study: Implementation of supply chain financing app
                                                                                                                 corporate treasury
                                              •	
                                                Hear real-life case studies of corporate treasuries who                                                                      with a dynamic discounting fintech app
                                                                                                              •	Integration points with key business processes
                                                have benefited from digital transformation
                                                                                                              • Payments and collections on behalf ( POBO and COBO)      Robotics and predictive analytics
                                              •	
                                                F ind out how treasury analytics can be applied to
                                                                                                              •	Foreign exchange risk management – integrated process
                                                management reporting
                                                                                                                 with the business                                        •	What are robotics?
                                              Topics include:                                                                                                             •	Application in treasury
                                                                                                              Digital treasury – system architecture (foundation)         •	Robotics tools for treasury automation
                                              •	
                                                Business need for modernising treasury systems                                                                            •	Introduction to predictive analytics
                                                                                                              •	What are the factors affecting the treasury system
                                              •	
                                                Digital foundation - treasury management system                                                                           •	Use of predictive analytics in treasury
                                                                                                                 design?
                                                architecture                                                                                                              •	Analytics tools
                                                                                                              • Key system functionalities to be considered in the
                                              •	
                                                O verview of fintech applications                                                                                         •	Case study: Robotics in FX risk management
                                                                                                                 foundation
                                              •	
                                                Blockchain and its application in corporate treasury                                                                      • C ase study: Predictive analytics in cash flow forecasting
                                                                                                              •	Target architecture with key features
                                              •	
                                                Supply chain financing and dynamic discounting
                                                                                                              • How does the fintech apps fit in the architecture?       Cyber security - how can fintech help?
                                              •	
                                                Robotics process automation (RPA)
                                                                                                              •	Design considerations and common pitfalls
                                              •	
                                                Cyber security and the use of predictive analytics
                                                                                                                                                                          •	Current cyber threats to treasury
                                                                                                              Blockchain and fintech market – typical applications and    •	SWIFT cyber security reviews for corporates
                                                                                                              use cases                                                   •	How to use predictive analytics to prevent fraud and
                                                                                                              •	Blockchain technology                                       mitigate risk
                                                                                                              • What are fintech apps and how are they consumed?         • Predictive analytics applications
                                                                                                              • Market overview of fintech – classification of fintech   •	How to safeguard the treasury system against cyber
                                                                                                              • Key innovations and application                             security
                                                                                                              •	User cases – payment apps, blockchain and intercompany   Digital treasury – a case study
                                                                                                                 netting
                                                                                                              •	Case study – how can treasury contribute to better       •	How a corporate modernised and transformed its
                                                                                                                 customer experience using new payment technologies?         treasury
                                                                                                                                                                          • Realised benefits
                                                                                                                                                                          •	Future improvements and roadmap

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Plenary                                   Day 1 |                      Wednesday 16 October, 2O19

                                          Chairs:	Robert J. Novaria, EuroFinance Tutor & Partner, Treasury Alliance Group, US               11:2Oam	Treasury priorities: must-do versus nice-to-do
Resilience in the                                  David Blair, Senior EuroFinance Tutor & MD, Acarate, Singapore
                                                                                                                                                         hile proactivity is the ideal, in reality most firms change because they have to.
                                                                                                                                                        W

face of stress                            8:OOam      Registration and exhibition opens
                                          9:OOam	Welcome address
                                                                                                                                                        They react to external drivers – customers, regulators, politicians, technology –
                                                                                                                                                        solving problems as they arise. Treasury in turn responds to changes in demands
                                                                                                                                                        from the business. This new environment threatens core infrastructure treasurers
It is clear that the current political,   	Asif Chaudhury, MD, EuroFinance, UK                                                                         have long taken for granted. They face the sudden disruption of availability of
                                                                                                                                                        credit; sudden disruptions of supply chains; the bankruptcies of key suppliers and
economic and technological turmoil        9:1Oam	Chairs’ introduction                                                                                  customers; the sudden introduction and cancellation of trade tariffs; increased
is here to stay. Demographics and                                                                                                                       political interference in tax affairs; more fraud and more cyber and financial crime.
                                          9:2Oam	Re-thinking globalisation
environmental damage look set to                                                                                                                        So in this session our panel of treasurers will give their tips on how to get in front of
intensify the fundamental problems                     lobalisation has driven corporate profit growth for the past 25 years but is the
                                                      G                                                                                                 these issues:
which underlie these changes. If it’s                 party over? Is globalisation slowing down, is it in reverse or is it just changing?
                                                      And what elements of globalisation, if reversed, would cause business the most                    •	Securing access to credit globally and locally
not just a blip, then companies and                   difficulty? These are not simply questions of trade wars, anti-capitalist populism                •	Hedging price risks ahead of supply chain contingencies
their key functions must respond,                     or capital flows; globalisation as a corporate strategy assumes that the benefits of              • Business continuity planning for key relationship bankruptcy/unavailability
and respond differently.                              multi-national sprawl outweigh the costs. But is that true when local markets catch               • Upgrade controls for fraud and financial crime
                                                      up or become self-reliant, or when high-margin services rather than high-volume                   •	Improving cybersecurity and data privacy as digital transformation increases
                                                      goods are the growth sectors to be in? Globalisation has been the centrepiece of                     digital risks
                                                      corporate growth strategy for longer than most executives have been employed.                     •	Enhanced processes for volatile regulation
                                                      What are the key assumptions they may have to revise? What does de-globalisation       	Moderated by: Sebastian di Paola, Partner, PwC, Switzerland
                                                      mean for different regions and industrial sectors, for the availability of finance
                                                                                                                                                        Cuan Duncan, Head of Treasury & Corporate Finance, Al-Futtaim, UAE
                                                      and access to supply chains? And is there a wider issue – are the easy gains from
                                                      globalising gone and if so, what next?                                                 	Naomi Holland, International Treasurer, Intel Corporation, Ireland
                                                                                                                                                        Regina Ochev, VP, Assistant Treasurer, Prologis, US
                                          	Karthik Ramanna, Professor of Business & Public Policy,
                                            University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government                                            12:OOpm	Staying positive: smart growth strategies for tough times
                                          1O:OOam	Technology stressors: over the technology tipping point                                   	When the going gets tough it’s easy to fall back into survival mode, cutting costs,
                                                                                                                                               increasing risk aversion and finding reasons not to invest or innovate. But comfort
                                          	For all the talk of transformation, for most businesses, digitalisation has meant
                                                                                                                                               zones can be dangerous places at times of rapid change so, while business and
                                            Rackspace, Salesforce and a third-party e-Commerce and payments platform, if
                                                                                                                                               treasury must prepare for the worst, they must also keep looking at new customers
                                            that. Larger, and also purely digital companies, have gone much further but for
                                                                                                                                               and channels, new sales models, new acquisitions and other new opportunities. In
                                            even the largest SMEs, the costs and complexities of true digital transformation
                                                                                                                                               this session companies describe how they are combining a renewed focus on risk
                                            have been unsupportable and the benefits hard to quantify. That has changed.
                                                                                                                                               mitigation with strategies for growth and how treasury can be a part of both. What
                                            The methodologies of surveillance capitalism – the monetisation of customer
                                                                                                                                               are the key growth hacks? Can treasurers drive new data-based growth? Where
                                            data – is upending businesses from energy utilities to auto manufacturers.
                                                                                                                                               has treasury had most impact in the business – creating growth or helping maintain
                                            Traditional communications channels between businesses and customers are
                                                                                                                                               and de-risk it?
                                            failing, disrupting everything from marketing to payments. Digital transformation
                                            is finally happening but mostly externally, to companies and not by them. So how                 	Douglas Tropp, Corporate Treasurer, Booking Holdings Inc., US
                                            do companies recapture the agenda in this process? How can ‘normal’ companies                    	Philip Maton, VP Treasury, Head of Risk, Liberty Global, UK
                                            survive the transition?
                                                                                                                                             12:4Opm	Lunch
                                          	Kristina Libby, EVP of Future Science & Research, Hypergiant Industries, US
                                                                                                                                             	Sponsored by
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Plenary                               Day 2 |                         Thursday 17 October, 2O19

                                      Chairs:	Robert J. Novaria, EuroFinance Tutor & Partner, Treasury Alliance Group, US                11:1Oam	What’s the deal on Libra?
Resilience through                             David Blair, Senior EuroFinance Tutor & MD, Acarate, Singapore
                                                                                                                                                      T his session was originally entitled “What if Libra works”? But in recent weeks

collaboration                         8:OOam      Registration and exhibition opens
                                      9:OOam	Chairs’ introduction
                                                                                                                                                       everything is looking decidedly unsettled. Scandals involving crypto-currency
                                                                                                                                                       exchanges, ICOs and individual tokens, as well as the volatility of even the more
                                                                                                                                                       established ‘currencies’ rendered them sub-optimal for performing the function
Many of the problems companies        9:2Oam	Brexit: uncertainty reigns                                                                               of a true medium of exchange. Libra looked different. It is hard-currency-backed
                                                                                                                                                       and has been supported by a growing band of serious players in payments. It has a
face are shared and are too hard or   	Oct 19 is deal deadline for Brexit, after which date if no agreement with the EU can                           well-defined governance structure. And it has almost 3 billion potential users from
expensive to be solved by everyone      be reached, the UK prime minister is required by UK law, to seek an extension to                               the get-go. But the project suffered a serious blow after MasterCard, Visa, eBay
individually. It makes sense for        the current 31 Oct withdrawal date, until 31 Jan 2O2O earliest. Such an extension                              and others withdrew. Facebook’s deteriorating relationships with Libra partners,
sectors or industry as a whole to       requires approval of the EU 27 member states; which may or may not be granted.                                 combined with scrutiny from regulators puts the whole project up in the air. Is it
                                        With new EU Commission head Ursula von der Leyen in situ on 1 Nov, will there be a                             dead or will it go ahead, and what are the implications for treasury? The BIS has
come up with solutions for problems     new approach to a Brexit solution? Or will the current withdrawal agreement apply?                             said its launch may force central banks to issue their own digital currencies. What
that do not involve competitive         And what does all the uncertainty mean from a corporate treasury perspective?                                  would this mean? In this session we look at the possibilities and the problems.
advantage, like cybersecurity. So
                                      	Joan Hoey, Regional Director, Europe Editor, The Democracy Index,                                 	Simon Taylor, Head of Ventures, 11:FS, UK
where can collaboration work and        Economist Intelligence Unit, UK
what can it achieve?                                                                                                                      11:4Oam	The collaboration culture in action: the future of financial services
                                      1O:OOam	Collaboration beats competition, or does it?
                                               Winners and losers in the banking world                                                                 SD2, APIs, the shift to mobile, the payment revolution, fintechs – the list of
                                                                                                                                                      P
                                                                                                                                                      banking sector disruptors is not a short one. It is easy to dismiss many of the
                                                   ne sector in which collaboration has been hailed as the way forward is financial
                                                  O                                                                                                   key developments as retail, not corporate, but that is an increasingly outdated
                                                  services. Where fintechs were once seen as the agile disrupters and cherry-pickers                  approach. Treasurers’ commercial bank partners are digitalising their relationship
                                                  threatening banks’ profitable businesses, now they are viewed as partners who                       management function: with better data and automation does the RM function
                                                  can help banks accelerate innovation and incorporate cutting-edge technologies,                     improve the client/bank relationship or is it an opportunity for banks to winnow
                                                  such as blockchain and AI. But collaboration is proving hard: large, slow-moving                    their least profitable relationships? If more banking functions are automated, or
                                                  organisations struggle to interact effectively with nimble, unconstrained start-ups.                intermediated via APIs, what changes must treasurers make to be able to work
                                                  Approval processes and regulatory issues get in the way. But often so does a lack of                with those functions? In investment banking, digital is transforming IPOs, M&A and
                                                  clear strategic goals or even a tactical roadmap. In some cases it seems fintechs see               the sales and trading function across assets. All of these changes have implications
                                                  even one large bank client as their route to cashing out. So who is really winning                  for key treasury tasks. The revolution in payment channels and platforms is
                                                  and who is losing here? Is collaboration working and if so for whom? And how does                   increasingly a B2B issue. How should treasury be responding? And treasurers need
                                                  this complex ecosystem affect how treasury interacts with its suppliers of financial                a fintech strategy too: do they work with new service providers directly, or with
                                                  products and services? This tell-all session will show you which banks are winning                  banks collaborating with those new arrivals? What are the risks and rewards of
                                                  the innovation war.                                                                                 early engagement? In this session, experts from the worlds of banking, payment
                                      	Alberto Corvo, CEO, Motive Labs, US                                                                           and fintech answer your questions.

                                      1O:3Oam	Refreshment break                                                                          	Moderator: Simon Taylor, Head of Ventures, 11:FS, UK
                                                                                                                                          	Pierre Fersztand, Global Head of Cash Management, Trade & Payments,
                                      	Sponsored by                                                                                        BNP Paribas, France
                                                                                                                                                      Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard, UK
                                      	
                                                                                                                                                      Ebru Pakcan, EMEA Head Treasury & Trade Solutions, Citi, UK
                                                                                                                                          12:4Opm	Lunch

                                      International Treasury Management | Copenhagen 2O19                                                                                                                                               12
Plenary                               Day 3 |                        Friday 18 October, 2O19

                                      Chairs:	Robert J. Novaria, EuroFinance Tutor & Partner,                                          11:1Oam	The EuroFinance Awards for Treasury Excellence
Resilience helps to                            Treasury Alliance Group, US
                                                                                                                                        	Every year EuroFinance presents its Award for Treasury Excellence to a
                                               David Blair, Senior EuroFinance Tutor & MD, Acarate, Singapore
identify the right                    8:OOam     Registration and exhibition opens
                                                                                                                                          treasury that has demonstrated outstanding best practice across key areas of
                                                                                                                                          treasury in the previous 12 months. This year, from the many first-rate entries
opportunities                         9:OOam	Chairs’ introduction
                                                                                                                                          received, we selected a treasury that has demonstrated resilience in the face
                                                                                                                                          of volatility, shown an ability to adapt quickly to changes in their company’s
                                      9:2Oam	Political stressors: acute, chronic and global                                              business model and illustrated quick thinking when dealing with a series of
No matter how challenging the                                                                                                             difficult external issues. All this was achieved whilst dealing with day-to-day
                                                 T he biggest problem right now is politics. In the US, political decision-making is     risk management measures, funding challenges, cash management demands,
business environment, there are                   aberrant and unpredictable. For business, uncertainty of tax, foreign policy and
always opportunities for those set                                                                                                        tax issues, compliance imperatives and staff development. Together, this
                                                  trade policy matters. In Europe, Brexit creates a similar conundrum for Britain         treasury team enabled sustainable innovation across its core functions while
up to look for them. Whether it’s a               and the continent and the rise of extremist populism in Spain and Italy is a            managing the stresses and strains of rapid change.
new country, sector or technology,                further complication. In Latin America, Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico leaders
successful companies don’t just                   of very different persuasions are causing disruptions of their own. In China,         	Jim Scurlock, Head of Cash Management, Microsoft
focus on risk, they look for new                  the relationship between state and enterprise is under scrutiny and the use
                                                                                                                                        12:1Opm    KAL’s closing
rewards too.                                      of both to steal industrial and tech dominance will cause further trade friction
                                                  and worse. In the rest of Asia the politics of extremism are a threat to growth.                  AL, the Economist’s resident cartoonist, has published over 8OOO cartoons,
                                                                                                                                                   K
                                                  Businesses have had thirty years of relative stability; that world has gone.                     many of them gracing the cover of the Economist year after year as well as
                                                  What do they need to do survive tomorrow? Can treasury help or is it just a                      appearing in well-known news organisations globally. He has drawn every
                                                  bystander?                                                                                       major political figure in the last few decades and won awards around the
                                                                                                                                                   world for his editorial and satirical coverage of political events. He is passionate
                                      	Charles Hecker, Senior Partner, Control Risks, UK
                                                                                                                                                   about his work and the use of humour as an important tool in the defense of
                                      1O:OOam	Developing resilience                                                                               freedom of speech. He will take us on a current events trip using his art and
                                                                                                                                                   show us that everyone has a cartoonist lurking in him or her. He will close out
                                      	All those books about change and innovation, about the opportunities thrown                                the event with a short drawing lesson where you will be able to draw and take
                                        up by disruption, they all leave out a key piece of information. Most people                               home a ‘realistic’ caricature of a major political figure!
                                        do not like change. Most organisations have evolved to execute a particular
                                        set of functions and are ill-designed for anything else. Rapid change, sudden                              Kevin Kallaugher, Editorial Cartoonist, The Economist
                                        obsolescence, unexpected and virulent competition are all unwelcome and
                                                                                                                                        1:OOpm	Lunch
                                        cause human and organisational stress. Many firms fail and many employees
                                        fall by the wayside. But if companies are to survive and thrive in this new
                                        environment, they need their employees and managers to survive and
                                        thrive with them. Building resilience is not an abstract idea. It means building
                                        systems and processes that can cope with the abnormal. And that means
                                        building teams that can do the same. Focusing only on process or technology
                                        risks failure. In this session we will look at the business costs of forgetting the
                                        human angle and give real examples of best practice in which an investment
                                        in staff resilience paid dividends in terms of business results.
                                      	Randy Ou, VP Group Treasury, Alibaba
                                      	Ravi Jacob, Corporate VP & Treasurer, Intel Corporation
                                      1O:3Oam	Refreshment break

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Stream 1                                Day 1 |                    Wednesday 16 October, 2O19

                                        Chair:	David Blair, Senior EuroFinance Tutor & MD, Acarate, Singapore          4:OOpm	Choosing the right cash concentration structure
How to improve                          2:OOpm	An easier path to digital treasury transformation?                                 etting cash concentration right is not simply a matter of efficiency.
                                                                                                                                  G
your treasury core                      	The need for real-time cash visibility demands centralised payments
                                                                                                                                  Sweeping and pooling structures are critical to ensuring that the
                                                                                                                                  right amount of liquidity is available in the right accounts, locations
strength                                  hubs, real-time payment execution with tracking and new payment
                                          platforms. Real-time working capital efficiency demands all of this plus
                                                                                                                                  and currencies, at the right times. In difficult markets this can be an
                                                                                                                                  important strategic tool in reducing risk. But picking the right structure
                                          more efficient multi-bank management. For treasury this means a crash
                                                                                                                                  is not straightforward. Each version of ZBA sweeping, physical cash
Resilience is a function of its           course in digital disruption, new connectivity options across banking,
                                                                                                                                  pooling or notional pooling has its own subtleties and interacts with
foundations. If the business              payments and supply chains, security best practices, fraud prevention and
                                                                                                                                  regulations differently. New rules, such as BEPs, alter these interactions
is to thrive in a chaotic global          data analytics.
                                                                                                                                  and so treasurers must constantly monitor the status of their particular
environment, core treasury strategy     	Patrick Verspecht, Group Treasurer, Member of the board of the ATEB                     arrangements. And again technology has given treasury a range of
and operations must be solid.             & Secretary, Trillium Flow Technologies, Belgium                                        choices that, while welcome, complicates the process. In this session
Today this also means that treasury                Marcus Hughes, Head of Strategic Business Development,                         three treasurers discuss different choices, taking you though simple ZBA
has adopted the key digital tools                  Bottomline Technologies, UK                                                    structure, a more complex multicurrency notional pooling arrangement
necessary to provide the business                                                                                                 and other structures available.
with the intelligence it needs to       2:4Opm	Optimising your cash forecasting
                                                                                                                        	Allen Davis, Treasury Manager, EME, AGCO Limited, UK
compete. At the heart of all this is    	Coca-Cola’s ‘Treasury team broke new ground in one of
                                                                                                                        	Janko Hahn, Head Treasury Operations, Autoneum Management,
cash: collecting it, distributing it,     the key treasury disciplines– cash forecasting. Saving
                                                                                                                          Switzerland
managing it and understanding             both time and money, the multinational achieved USD
its every move.                           1Om in benefits from its cash flow analytics, and shaved                      	Sofiane Himer, Head of Treasury, Safran, France
                                          4O hours of treasury team time each month. The cash flow tool is unique,      5:2Opm    Adjourn to the Treasury Networking Reception
                                          providing granular perspectives encompassing cash flow forecasts, cash
                                          balances by investment type, inter-company cash flows, and working
                                          capital analytics. Reports for group transactions, local level activity, or
                                          specific operations, can be viewed in local currencies with forecasts for
                                          FX-adjusted cash flows. The team accelerated the provision of cash flow
                                          data reporting to from 14 days to just 3, greatly enhancing the senior
                                          management’s teams visibility of the companies cash position. This
                                          impressive approach saw Coca-Cola’s team win the EuroFinance treasury
                                          management and process transformation award this year.
                                        	Kelly Angelo, CPA, Manager, International Treasury Services, Corporate
                                          Treasury, The Coca-Cola Company, US
                                        	David Wattenmaker, CTP, International Treasury Services,
                                          Corporate Treasury, The Coca-Cola Company, US
                                        3:2Opm	Refreshment break
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Stream 1                                Day 2 |                      Thursday 17 October, 2O19

                                        Chair:	David Blair, Senior EuroFinance Tutor & MD, Acarate, Singapore                 3:2Opm	Refreshment break
How to improve                          2:OOpm	Achieving the cash management 36O                                              4:OOpm	A balanced approach to bank rationalisation: the treasury deep clean
your treasury core                                  ost companies will admit to deficiencies in their group level cash
                                                   M                                                                                     In uncertain times you never know when you may need a friend.

strength                                           visibility and reporting, particularly those who have grown by expanding
                                                   abroad. Cash can hide in manual processes, sub-optimal bank account
                                                                                                                                          Managing internal and external relationships is a strategic task, not a
                                                                                                                                          mundane cost-cutting exercise. So while optimising bank relationships
                                                   management and fragmented technology. And without visibility,                          and bank accounts, and achieving bank-independent connectivity
Resilience is a function of its                    treasurers cannot control, mobilise or forecast group cash, with knock-on              via third-party platforms increases visibility, and reduces risk and
foundations. If the business                       effects in managing foreign exchange risk, making investment decisions,                costs, treasury must be careful to remain a valued customer of its key
is to thrive in a chaotic global                   and ensuring efficient funding. The ‘easy’ answer is technology, but                   stakeholders. Hear how to manage your internal stakeholders from
environment, core treasury strategy                many treasurers find that allegedly off-the-shelf solutions can require                local subsidiaries, regional SSC’s, IT, tax and legal teams, as well as your
and operations must be solid.                      so much customisation that they risk buying the complexity and expense                 external stakeholders such as banks whilst implementing an ambitious
                                                   they are trying to avoid. This treasury reached that point and stopped.                cash management framework to replace banking, transition payment
Today this also means that treasury
                                                   Using widely available online tools, in two months, the team built a new               processing, implement cash pooling and liquidity structures in 36
has adopted the key digital tools
                                                   dashboard from scratch without coding a single line. This gave the firm                countries all within a year. In this session hear where the quick wins were,
necessary to provide the business                  almost complete daily cash balance visibility. Another few months of                   how they overcame the challenges and find out if the project increased
with the intelligence it needs to                  development created a suite of additional tools. The treasurer explains                productivity.
compete. At the heart of all this is               how here.
cash: collecting it, distributing it,                                                                                                    Joanna Bonnett, Group Treasurer, Page Group, UK
managing it and understanding           	Bruce Edlund, Senior Director, Assistant Treasurer, Citrix, US
                                                                                                                               4:4Opm	Money market funds: changing use for treasurers?
its every move.                                    Robert Zavertnik, Senior Treasury Analyst, Citrix, US
                                                                                                                               	By the end of 2O18 corporate treasurers had upwards of €2OO billion
                                        2:4Opm	Taking banking in-house with new technology                                      invested in European short-term money market funds.  The long process
                                        	Once described as the ultimate achievement in treasury centralisation,                 of legislative reform is finally over. Investment in money market funds
                                          in-house banks have, like so much else, been simplified by technology.                 continues to grow. For many treasurers, money market funds offer a
                                          Better TMS and ERP modules allow easier creation of workable internal                  secure and flexible home for their short term cash. Why are money
                                          current account structures that can provide the core intercompany                      market funds an increasingly important tool to employ alongside bank
                                          banking services that generate most of the efficiencies. External providers            deposits and other short term instruments? How has the legislative
                                          now also provide in-house banking and netting solutions that can link                  process changed treasurers’ use of money market funds and what are the
                                          with existing cash pooling and intra-group receivables and payables                    post-reform risks that you should consider discussing with your treasury
                                          clearing set-ups, in-house or in the cloud. And these solutions put the                committee? This session covers these issues, presenting also data that
                                          IHB within reach of a far wider range of companies. That said, the big                 sets the European reforms in a global context.
                                          obstacles as ever are regulatory. Replacing bank accounts with inter-                	Veronica Iommi, Secretary General, IMMFA
                                          company current accounts and executing payments and collections on
                                                                                                                               	William Nossier, Deputy Treasurer, Global Investments, Booking.com,
                                          behalf of operating companies can rub up against exchange controls and
                                                                                                                                 Netherlands
                                          restrictions on payment netting and inter-company lending.
                                                                                                                               5:2Opm    Adjourn to day 3
                                        	Simon Karregat, Group Treasurer, Fugro, Netherlands

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                                         Chair:	Chris Robinson, Director, TransactionBanking.com, UK                                    4:OOpm	Should treasury transform or change its current treasury structures?
Should treasury…?                        2:OOpm	Should treasury revisit the limits of centralisation?                                   	Given political and economic uncertainty, plus increased regulatory oversight
                                                                                                                                           and technology disruption, perhaps now is not the right time for change. That
Many of the core questions in                       T he generic benefits of treasury centralisation are clear and well-known. The
                                                                                                                                           said, if the business must respond, and if treasury is truly a core business
                                                     practical problem has always been how to implement centralisation when
treasury remain open because the                                                                                                           function, then it too must change. If so, which treasury structures are suited
                                                     local differences in business practices, financial markets and regulation remain
answers depend so much on context                                                                                                          to the current environment and which may need to change? Is now the time
                                                     so critical to frontline operations. So how should treasury pursue centralisation
and the individual company. But                                                                                                            to adopt an agile model incorporating an in-house bank, or does that conflict
                                                     strategies in a world that appears to be decentralising in terms of politics
all companies face a core set of                                                                                                           with de-globalisation? Should treasurers be ensuring they plug into the new
                                                     and trade? Do ostensibly global initiatives like BEPS actually force treasurers
                                                                                                                                           digital liquidity and cash pooling solutions that banks (and their software
commonalities, from the economy to                   to re-regionalise treasury centres? Or can technology knit-together local
                                                                                                                                           suppliers) are now making available? And if cost-cutting is a likely response
new regulations and technology. This                 and regional requirements and provide an overlay that creates the effects
                                                                                                                                           to profit fears then can treasury contribute with better management of bank
stream uses case studies from your                   of centralisation while allowing the business to benefit from local expertise
                                                                                                                                           fees, with cloud adoption, payment factories and other efficiencies? These
peers to illustrate some best practice               and specific local practices? This session will show how companies approach
                                                                                                                                           three companies look at what structures give treasury the agility for the
approaches to near universal                         centralisation in today’s world.
                                                                                                                                           current world.
problems.                                	Markus Kede, Director, Group Treasury & Insurance,
                                                                                                                                         	Ziwei Wang, Regional Treasury Manager, Kone, Finland
                                           H.Lundbeck A/S, Denmark
                                                                                                                                         	Vishal Verma, Executive, Cash & Treasury Operations (MENAT/SSA),
                                         	Carl Burman, Head of Financial Markets & Cash, Maersk Group, Denmark
                                                                                                                                           GE Corporate Treasury, UAE
                                         	Alwin Harkema, Head of Northern European Sales, GTS EMEA,
                                                                                                                                                    Catherine Hill, Director, Treasury, Salesforce, Switzerland
                                           Bank of America, Germany
                                                                                                                                         4:4Opm	Should treasury change its FX strategy?
                                         2:4Opm	Should treasury revisit its liquidity set up?
                                                                                                                                                    T he recent uptick in trade tensions has been reflected in FX market volatility
                                         	For treasurers the most immediate concerns in a world of increased
                                                                                                                                                     and many corporates seem to have been caught out – given the profit
                                           uncertainty and potential cash stress are: access to funding and ensuring
                                                                                                                                                     warnings in the US and Europe. These were accompanied by a renewed
                                           tight control of overall liquidity management. This means doubling-down on
                                                                                                                                                     commitment to allocate more resources to mitigating FX risk but suggested
                                           cash concentration and working capital management, reporting and visibility,
                                                                                                                                                     a fundamental failing: in times of low volatility, companies allow hedge ratios
                                           and sophisticated cash segmentation. It also means keeping an eye on how
                                                                                                                                                     to decline and when it returns they suddenly increase them. This reactive
                                           their banks are affected by global conditions too. With rates rising and the
                                                                                                                                                     approach causes spikes in effectiveness and means that firms buy protection
                                           slope of the yield curve shifting, banks, and not just those holding billions in
                                                                                                                                                     when it is most expensive. So is it time to raise those ratios again on an ad
                                           corporate deposits, will respond in ways that will directly  affect treasurers.
                                                                                                                                                     hoc basis? Or is it time for a better more holistic approach that goes beyond
                                           While these core challenges tend to be similar from cycle to cycle, this time
                                                                                                                                                     volatility? Treasurers still struggle to build the full picture of exposures needed
                                           round treasurers have a much wider range of technologies and third-party,
                                                                                                                                                     to create and execute an appropriate hedging strategy. So how can they
                                           non-bank solutions to choose from. In this case study, this treasurer discusses
                                                                                                                                                     analyse all their currency exposures – not just individual currency pairs – and
                                           how they are preparing for the future and how they are approaching the new
                                                                                                                                                     create a complete view of risk? And how can technology and automation be
                                           solutions providers.
                                                                                                                                                     used to build more systematic and less discretionary hedging programmes
                                         	Theis Jensen, Head of Group Cash Management,                                                              based on that picture?
                                           DSV Panalpina A/S, Denmark
                                                                                                                                         	Ramon Tolk, Senior Director Treasury, Avery Dennison, Netherlands
                                         	Timothy Bartlett, Director Liquidity & Investment Products,
                                           Global Liquidity & Cash Management, HSBC, UK                                                  5:2Opm     Adjourn to the Treasury Networking Reception

                                         3:2Opm	Refreshment break
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