Following the tumultuous U.S. election season in 2016, and to kick-off 2017, corporate accounting, tax and treasury teams have been busy planning ahead for the incoming administration led by Republican President Donald Trump, and the inevitable changes it will bring.
The start of January is most definitely the time for bold (or not so bold) predictions for the upcoming year. In the past weeks we have seen predictions suggesting that advanced business intelligence will be the number one priority for CFOs in 2017, predictable analytics will effectively replace hedge fund managers, and that blockchain is ready to emerge as the next coming of the internet for finance – in 2017. None of these things are going to happen – in 2017, or maybe at all.
The International EuroFinance conference in Vienna, a world capital of music, offers a full stack of cash management, treasury management, blockchain, strategic treasury sessions, and an exclusive award celebration, the International EuroFinance Award for Treasury Excellence. During the three day conference, finance executives and treasury professionals from around the world will present trending and current best practices on global payments, cash forecasting, and hedge accounting with a special focus on how to manage long term impacts of Brexit.