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May 19, 2015, 15:14 ET

Association for Financial Professionals organiseert eerste FP&A Leadership Summit in Amsterdam, 19-20 mei

-- Wereldwijd leider in de financiële sector treedt op als gastheer voor evenement voor, en gepresenteerd door, professionals op het gebied...

Apr 27, 2015, 09:37 ET
Survey: AFP Corporate Cash Indicators April 2015, Third Consecutive Quarter, Companies Decrease Cash Holdings

Survey: American Businesses are Showing Some Reluctance to Deploy Cash

Companies expect to decrease their cash holdings in the coming quarter for the third consecutive quarter, according to the AFP Corporate Cash...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:34 ET

Un tercio de las organizaciones usan los sistemas de gestión de tesorería SaaS

- Encuesta: Un tercio de las organizaciones usan los sistemas de gestión de tesorería SaaS, dicen los profesionales de las...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:32 ET

Umfrage: Finanzfachleute sagen, dass ein Drittel aller Organisationen Treasury Management Systeme als SaaS nutzen

-- „Treasury Management Systems"-Umfrage von AFP/gtnews des Jahres 2015 stellt fest, dass installierte Produkte dominieren, SaaS aber...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:31 ET

Sondage : Un tiers des organisations utilise un système de management de la trésorerie de type SaaS, disent les pros de la finance

-- Le sondage Treasury Management Systems de 2015 d'AFP/gtnews démontre que les produits implantés dominent, mais que 33 pour...

Apr 21, 2015, 09:37 ET

Survey: One-Third of Organizations Use SaaS-Based Treasury Management Systems, Say Finance Pros

Despite improved technological capability of cloud-based systems, installed treasury management systems remain the offering of choice, according to...

Mar 25, 2015, 08:04 ET
2015 AFP Payments Fraud Survey, underwritten by JP Morgan

AFP Survey: Financial Professionals Confident That EMV Cards Will Help Mitigate Credit/Debit Card Fraud

 New research by the Association for Financial Professionals found that financial professionals believe EMV technology will greatly aid their...

Feb 11, 2015, 14:10 ET

CFO Reinsurance van Swiss Re houdt hoofdtoespraak op AFP FP&A Leadership Summit in Amsterdam

-- Inaugureel evenement brengt financiële leiders bijeen voor openhartige discussies over bedrijfsplanning gedurende ongelijk wereldwijd...

Feb 11, 2015, 06:10 ET

Swiss Re CFO Reinsurance to Keynote AFP FP&A Leadership Summit in Amsterdam

 Gerhard Lohmann, Chief Financial Officer Reinsurance of Swiss Re, will provide the keynote address at the inaugural FP&A Leadership Summit...

Jan 26, 2015, 07:48 ET

Treasurers Overwhelmingly Indicate that U.S. Businesses Plan to Spend Cash

 Amid an expectation of further U.S. economic growth, corporate treasurers overwhelmingly expect their companies to deploy their cash in the...

Jan 21, 2015, 00:15 ET

Finance Professionals See Earnings Uncertainty as New Normal - 2015 AFP Risk Survey

With tension between economic improvements in the U.S. and shakier economies in Asia and Europe, uncertainty over corporate earnings...

Dec 09, 2014, 00:30 ET
2015 AFP Business Outlook Survey

CFOs, Treasurers Say Business Optimism at Pre-recession High - AFP Survey

 More than half of corporate treasurers and CFOs believe business conditions will improve in 2015, the largest percentage predicting...

Nov 04, 2014, 07:44 ET

Finance Pros Fear Economic Impact of Large Scale Cyber-attacks - Survey

U.S. companies believe that more high profile cyber-breaches could significantly harm business conditions, yet admit they are woefully unprepared...

Nov 04, 2014, 06:00 ET

Anthony Scaglione, Corporate Treasurer, ABM Industries, Elected Chairman of the Association for Financial Professionals

Anthony Scaglione, CTP, CPA, Corporate Treasurer, ABM Industries Inc. has become chairman of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)...

Nov 03, 2014, 06:15 ET

Survey: Does Your Business Need a Data Intelligence Czar?

Most companies engage in some type of data analysis to drive decision making and achieve business goals, but those whose data intelligence programs...

Nov 02, 2014, 18:00 ET

ChildFund International Wins 2014 AFP Pinnacle Award Grand Prize

ChildFund International outscored dozens of competitors to win the Association for Financial Professionals 2014 Pinnacle Grand Prize, which...

Oct 27, 2014, 08:05 ET

U.S. Businesses Show Renewed Enthusiasm; More Spend Ahead, Say Treasurers

 U.S. companies are spending their cash and expect to spend even more in the coming quarter, according to the AFP Corporate Cash Indicators...

Sep 22, 2014, 12:21 ET

AFP Annual Conference Deadline Approaching This Week

To provide perspective on what recent geopolitical events mean for corporations and for the finance profession, the Association for Financial...

Sep 04, 2014, 17:17 ET

Toyota Financial Services, ChildFund International and Theorem Clinical Research Named Pinnacle Award Finalists for Treasury and Finance Excellence

Toyota Financial Services, ChildFund International and Theorem Clinical Research are finalists for the Association for Financial Professionals...

Jul 28, 2014, 07:00 ET

AFP Releases July 2014 Corporate Cash Indicators®

 Coinciding with the SEC's money market mutual fund ruling for corporations, the AFP Corporate Cash Indicators ® (AFP CCI) released today...