Latest Financial Supply Chain Articles
A London seminar held by law firm Reed Smith earlier this month assessed both the opportunities and risks offered by supply chain finance (SCF) and alternative capital. Are these forms of corporate funding ready to gain further momentum and if so, will it be at the expense of the banks?
The rise of Sharia finance, and in particular the growing popularity of sukuk bonds issued by sovereign entities, has been a well documented story, but to what extent has Islamic finance been embraced by corporates in Muslim countries?
Optimising working capital, supply chain stability and help for the company’s suppliers are just three of the ways in which supply chain finance (SCF) can benefit the treasury department. This article also examines the mechanics of SCF.
Controlling liquidity across several countries and corporate entities, managing corporate finances centrally, hedging any risks – there are many challenges for international companies. An integrated approach can help, while generating greater transparency and efficiency.