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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...

Jul 14, 2014, 06:00 ET

Corporate Treasurers See Better Operating Cash Flow Building Reserves

Corporate treasurers and CFOs continue build their organizations' cash reserves in response to improved operating cash flows, according to data...

Jun 26, 2014, 17:39 ET

Association For Financial Professionals (AFP) lanceert eerste wereldwijde certificatie voor Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Professionals

-- FP&A-certificatie bedoeld voor het vastleggen van normen in bedrijfsfinanciën, het stimuleren van beste werkpraktijken en het erkennen...

Jun 26, 2014, 13:48 ET

L'Association For Financial Professionals (AFP) lance le premier certificat mondial destiné aux professionnels FP&A (analyse et planification financières) d'entreprise

-- Le certificat FP&A permettra de définir les critères de référence en finance d'entreprise, de favoriser les...

Jun 26, 2014, 07:00 ET

Association For Financial Professionals (AFP) bringt ersten globalen Kompetenznachweis für FP&A-Fachkräfte (Finanzplanung und -analyse) heraus

-- FP&A-Zertifizierung soll Vergleichsmaßstäbe für die Unternehmensfinanzwirtschaft aufstellen, die Entwicklung der besten...

Jun 04, 2014, 08:47 ET

Spending Corporate Cash Piles Becomes Strategic Ground for Treasurers

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, corporate boards are paying close attention to liquidity and risk exposures, which have elevated the...

May 28, 2014, 08:30 ET

AFP Survey: In Finance Profession, Good Raises Now Reach Staff Level

Finance salaries continue to rise in North America, even among non-executive staff. According to a survey released today by the Association for...

May 21, 2014, 16:51 ET

Association For Financial Professionals (AFP) Launches First Global Credential For Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Professionals

The Association for Financial Professionals ("AFP"), a not-for-profit professional society that represents finance executives globally, today...

Apr 28, 2014, 06:39 ET

AFP Releases April 2014 Corporate Cash Indicators™

U.S. businesses grew more confident during the opening months of 2014, significantly slowing the pace of cash accumulation,...

Apr 03, 2014, 07:30 ET

AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey Reveals Response to Recent Retail Breaches

Despite a slight decrease in corporate payments fraud and a heightened interest in security risks, 2013 saw an increase in fraud specific to credit...

Mar 26, 2014, 08:00 ET

Hancock Holding Company Becomes Accredited Provider of AFP Service Codes™

The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) today announced that Hancock Holding Company has become an accredited provider of the AFP Service...

Feb 25, 2014, 13:23 ET

Former Fed Chair Bernanke to Keynote AFP Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will deliver the keynote address at the AFP Annual Conference in Washington D.C. November 2-5, the...

Jan 27, 2014, 08:05 ET

AFP Releases January 2014 Corporate Cash Indicators(TM)

Pace of corporate cash accumulation steady, but short term strategy more aggressive.  U.S. business confidence remained even in the final...

Jan 22, 2014, 08:22 ET

Finance Executives See Continued Earnings Uncertainty, New Triggers - AFP Survey

 Despite a slowly improving economy, finance executives haven't relaxed when it comes to risk management because a new set of threats is...

Dec 17, 2013, 08:00 ET

Corporate Treasurers, CFOs See Improved Business Conditions Ahead - AFP Survey

Corporate treasurers and CFOs believe business conditions will improve in 2014 and that the U.S. economy will grow by 2.1 percent and will create...

Nov 13, 2013, 08:00 ET

U.S. Companies Continue to Make B2B Payments by Check - AFP Survey

Clues can be found among payment formats, standards, corporate customers and suppliers U.S. companies cling to checks as their main method of...

Oct 29, 2013, 10:49 ET

CFOs, Treasurers Tell Washington: 'Get Back to Work' - Survey

Thirty-one percent say uncertainty around Affordable Care Act implementation is hurting economic growth Economic growth hinges on resolving...

Oct 28, 2013, 08:00 ET

Survey: AFP Releases Key Benchmarks for Companies Calculating Cost of Capital

The methods that financial professionals typically use to assess the future performance of their organization's strategic investments are...

Oct 27, 2013, 23:59 ET

AFP Releases October 2013 Corporate Cash Indicators™

Political uncertainty and spotty economic growth eroded business confidence in the third quarter of 2013 as companies increased the pace of cash...

Oct 27, 2013, 16:30 ET

New York City Finance Department Wins 2013 AFP Pinnacle Award Grand Prize

 The New York City Finance Department surpassed dozens of competitors to win the Association for Financial Professionals' 2013 Pinnacle Grand...

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