EACT Newsletter - April 2020


We hope you enjoy the April edition of the EACT Newsletter.

As well as articles from member associations, you will find 3 articles from a special edition of Journeys to Treasury. 2020 is the fifth year of the Journeys to Treasury partnership, comprising BNP Paribas, European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT), SAP and PwC. We are marking this special alliance with a ‘Journeys to Treasury Bitesize’ series, providing topical insights and support for treasurers as they navigate this challenging period.

Please be sure to follow the EACT LinkedIn page for the very latest member association news and treasury insight.

Jean-Marc Servat
Chair, EACT


In this issue:

  1. Journeys to Treasury: Protecting Employees, Protecting the Business
  2. Journeys to Treasury: Fraud and Cyber Attack
  3. Journeys to Treasury: Managing Liquidity at a Time of Crisis
  4. EACT: Covid-19 Resource Centre
  5. ACT: Planning Liquidity Requirements during Covid-19
  6. VDT: Corona and Its Effects
  7. Treasury Community Events Summary - April 2020

Journeys to Treasury: Protecting Employees, Protecting the Business

As individuals and companies, we find ourselves in unprecedented circumstances that few, if any, could have foreseen. Business continuity plans have been triggered worldwide, but many of these plans did not anticipate the global reach of COVID-19, or the personal anxieties that we would all face.

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Journeys to Treasury: Defence Against Fraud and Cyberattack

At a time of degraded operations and personal anxiety, organisations and individuals are at their most vulnerable, so how can treasurers protect their financial and data assets, and shield their employees, at such a challenging time?

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Journeys to Treasury: Managing Liquidity at a Time of Crisis

Treasurers have stepped up to help restore certainty and confidence in their organisations, and position their organisations for a ‘new normal’ ahead. Taking rapid steps to maintain liquidity across the business has been central to these efforts.

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EACT: Covid-19 Resource Centre

The Covid-19 pandemic is confronting all of us with new challenges. To help navigate some of the uncertainty, we have created a dedicated resource centre that takes you through some of the policy and regulatory measures that have been adopted or are being discussed at EU and international level.

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ACT: Planning Liquidity Requirements during the Covid-19 crisis

During these extraordinary times, it is helpful to consider some of the approaches adopted by those working in banks, insurers and asset managers.

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VDT: Corona and its Effects

The relevance of stringent processes, responsibilities or representation regulations becomes even more important in times of crisis. Verband Deutscher Treasurer present the findings of a working group.

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Treasury Community Events Summary - April 2020

Presenting a round-up of the very latest news from EACT and its member associations across Europe, including updates on the EACT Cyber Security survey and more.

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