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  • Huge opportunity to improve conditions for small businesses

    December 3, 2014 by Magnus Lind

    . Treasury Peer lists the reasons, from the vantage point of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) why the financial industry has to continue to transform itself. We require a financial system, whose main purpose is to support sustainable growth of the SME, the main providers of jobs in the economy. Change requires a new…Full article

    End violence against women

    December 1, 2014 by Magnus Lind

    To raise awareness and trigger action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence which follow (ending on 10 December, Human Rights Day) are a chance to mobilize and…Full article

    Open Letter to Yellen, Carney and Draghi

    November 13, 2014 by Magnus Lind 12 comments so far

    . Dears Janet, Mario and Mark I write an open letter to the three of you to be able to share it with a wider group of stakeholders and get their input and reflections. Together, you have the opportunity for powerful initiatives for higher growth and increased job creation in the private sector through structural…Full article

    Clearstream and Eurex Repo discuss Repos and Clearing with Treasury Peer

    November 3, 2014 by Magnus Lind 1 comment so far

    Treasury Peer interviews Christian Rossler from Clearstream and Frank Gast from Eurex Repo about the market for repurchase agreements (“repos”) from a non-financial company’s perspective. Repos was introduced almost 100 years ago in the US and is a huge and very developed market for central banks and financial institutions. The recent trend of corporates building…Full article

    Treasury Peer’s benchmark on Treasury Systems

    October 13, 2014 by Magnus Lind 1 comment so far

    . (Click on the picture to enlarge). Treasury Peer launches our global benchmark of treasury systems conducted during August-September 2014. One key objective was to find out if there is a “branding effect” in the treasury systems’ market. With a branding effect we mean any relations between the size of the user company and the…Full article

    What the G20 should focus on to make private sector grow and produce jobs

    October 7, 2014 by Magnus Lind

    . The finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 released a communique from the September 2014 meeting in Australia. It was a disappointing read for the corporate sector and it was geared towards more central planning, large state investments and more regulation and taxes. From our perspective we’d much rather see activities such…Full article

    Is G20 at all focusing on the abilities of private business for growing the economy?

    October 5, 2014 by Magnus Lind

    . The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors gathered September 20-21 2014 in Cairns. When reading the communique, we believe they’re missing the point. The previous strategy remains, which is an over-reliance on top down, central planning approaches and the implementation of very detailed regulatory regimes. In fact, no point is devoted to improve…Full article

    How Entrepreneurship and Ironman Reinforce Each Other

    September 17, 2014 by Magnus Lind

    . Sunday September 14, I completed my first 70.3 Ironman, which is half an Ironman Triathlon consisting of three races: 1,9 km swim, 90 km bike and 21 km run. I’m very grateful for all the great support from all over the world. So is Save the Children, a recent Treasury Peer member, which we chose to…Full article