Rethinking Treasury Thought Leadership Newsletter


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Welcome to the latest edition of the Rethinking treasury newsletter.

“Rethinking Treasury” aims to help corporate treasurers prepare for upcoming challenges by providing best practice expertise, insight and analysis from HSBC subject matter experts and industry leaders.

Each newsletter will feature an interview with a corporate treasurer, sharing their “Fab 5”.

Anthony Buchanan, Treasurer at Asahi Breweries, looks back on his career and shares his insight on the treasury function including its challenges by answering the Fab 5:

  • Tell us about your career path and what particular experience has been most valuable to you along the way?
  • What is the biggest challenge you currently face?
  • How is the performance of your treasury group measured?
  • What takes up most of your time?
  • How has technology changed treasury?


Our selected insights

Two ways to identify best practices for hedging

Adco Leung, Thought Leadership Asia-Pacific

  • The 50-50 game – are you thinking about it correctly?
  • Arc Sine law – hope is not a strategy
  • Implications for treasury management – should you rely on old heuristics?


Optimising cash flow & working capital in times of market volatility

Ian Fleming, Working Capital Advisory

  • Are you focussed on working capital?
  • Challenges of delivering sustainable improvement
  • Embedding a cash focused culture & planning for success


US Tax Reform – Liquidity Considerations

Kilian Brunschwig, Senior Product Manager, Liquidity & Investments Product Management, HSBC Bank USA

  • Have you adjusted your strategy?
  • Implications of BEAT tax and net interest expense deductibility on intercompany payments


Global Equity Strategy: Who sells where 2018

Provided by HSBC Global Research

  • Trade wars, FX volatility and growth divergences mean understanding geographic revenues is ever more important
  • We identify the likely losers from tariffs and the likely winners from USD strength, and we look for opportunities amid the EM sell-off
  • We present 23 thematic stock screens and update our analysis of the stocks in the 29 largest country indices globally


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September 2018

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