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  • Jerry C. Liu, Ph.D.
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      Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 6:43 AM
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      Subject: gtnewsletter: Trends in Cash Forecasting and Liquidity Management

      gtnews - the treasury & finance network

      Dear Jerry,

      This week on www.gtnews.com, read six new articles that look at the latest
      developments in cash forecasting and liquidity management. Also, in Editor's
      Choice, read one new article on tax opportunities in intra-group lending.
      Plus, check out the updated credit crisis timeline in Credit Crisis
      Spotlight. Finally, enhance your skills with our upcoming training courses.

      This Week at a Glance:
      1. Focus on Cash Forecasting and Liquidity Management: Six New Articles.
      2. Editor's Choice: One New Article.
      3. Credit Crisis Spotlight: Updated Credit Crisis Timeline.
      4. gtnews Training: An Introduction to Treasury - A day in the life of a
      treasury department, 17 June 2009, London, UK.
      5. Whitepaper: Managing During the Credit Crunch: Best Practices for
      Improving Cash Flow and Reducing Credit Risk.
      6. Diary Update: Crane's Money Fund Symposium, 23-25 August 2009, Rhode
      Island, US.
      7. News Focus and News in Brief.
      8. Ratings: Hungarian Banks' Outlook Continues to be Negative; Indian Banks
      Placed on Review for Downgrade; Italian Banks' Outlook Changed to Negative.
      9. About gtnews and Contact Details.

      1. Focus on Cash Forecasting and Liquidity Management: Six New Articles.
      http://www.gtnews.com/cashmanagement/default.cfm

      Overcoming Roadblocks to Accurate Global Liquidity Management - Shelly
      Regina, Wells Fargo & Company
      Now is a vital time to ensure that no cash is sitting idle. Unfortunately,
      for many companies, this isn't simple - roadblocks often get in the way.
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7644.cfm

      Cash Flow is Oxygen in Turbulent Times - Lisa Higgins and Mary Driscoll,
      APQC
      CFOs are looking to improve working capital management practices to combat
      liquidity pressure and the credit crunch.
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7642.cfm

      Once Bitten... The Cautionary Tale of Cash Forecasting - Michael Arben, CSC
      Organisations that fail to use the right tools to forecast their cash
      management position are exposing themselves to high levels of risk, possibly
      for the second time.
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7645.cfm

      Six Tips for Successful Credit Management in a Recession - Pernille
      Bruun-Jensen, Intuit
      Managing cash flow and credit is a key corporate concern in the current
      financial climate. How can corporates achieve best practice in this area?
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7643.cfm

      Accessing Hidden Liquidity - Sanjay Dalmia, Fundtech
      This article provides an understanding of how to better leverage the
      liquidity that is available to organisations and outlines specific
      strategies to help corporate clients loosen tight liquidity in their
      financial supply chain.
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7641.cfm

      Spend Management: Driving Greater Value From Your ERP System - Mike Arenth,
      Ariba
      With the suitable on-demand spend management solutions in place, corporates
      can get their data under control and convert it into knowledge that they can
      act on to drive strategic business goals.
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7640.cfm

      2. Editor's Choice: One New Article.
      http://www.gtnews.com/articles.cfm

      Tax Opportunities Associated with Intra-group Lending - Martin Bardsley,
      Taxand
      Treasurers need to consider what tax techniques are available, such as
      standalone technologies or treasury centres, to enhance intra-group lending.
      http://www.gtnews.com/article/7639.cfm

      3. Credit Crisis Spotlight: Updated Credit Crisis Timeline.
      http://www.gtnews.com/default.cfm

      The Credit Crisis Timeline
      This timeline provides a daily update on who's buying who, collapses within
      the global financial markets, as well as national and international rescue
      plans.
      http://www.gtnews.com/feature/319.cfm

      4. gtnews Training: An Introduction to Treasury - A day in the life of a
      treasury department, 17 June 2009, London, UK.
      This unique course has been designed specifically for those who need to
      understand how a treasury functions but don't want to spend two or more days
      out of the office. Based on the activities of a real treasury team, the
      course tracks them through their day, explains the significance of each
      operation they undertake and allows participants to get 'inside the skin' of
      those at the sharp end of treasury. It is ideal for those new to treasury
      and, especially, for those who will work with treasury teams and need to
      understand their role.
      http://www.gtnews.com/event/Intro_to_Treasury_June.pdf

      This is just one in a range of half day training courses from gtnews. To
      view our training calendar, please visit:
      http://www.gtnews.com/event/training.cfm

      5. Whitepaper: Managing During the Credit Crunch: Best Practices for
      Improving Cash Flow and Reducing Credit Risk.
      In these trying economic times, companies all over the globe are seeking
      alternatives to borrowing while looking to improve their cash collection
      practices. While challenging, these goals can be met by leveraging best
      practices and automated order-to-cash solutions. Learn how best-in-class
      companies have unlocked hidden cash in their accounts receivables through
      strategic workflow combined with a risk-based collections practice. Case
      study companies featured have lowered days sales outstanding (DSO), reduced
      bad debt expense and increased productivity.
      http://www.gtnews.com/whitepapers/whitepaper.cfm?id=30

      6. Diary Update:
      http://www.gtnews.com/event/default.cfm

      Crane's Money Fund Symposium, 23-25 August 2009, Providence, RI, US.
      This inaugural conference from Crane Data, the publisher of Money Fund
      Intelligence, will bring money market mutual fund professionals, portfolio
      managers, investors, issuers, regulators, raters, and service providers to
      discuss issues in the money markets. Money Fund Symposium will offer a new
      and affordable venue for exchanging ideas, networking, and learning about
      the latest investment strategies, business tactics, and news impacting money
      funds. Registration for Crane's Money Fund Symposium is just US$500 with a
      10% discount for gtnews readers. Please go to
      http://www.kinsleymeetings.com/crane/ or http://www.cranedata.com/

      7. News Focus and News in Brief:
      http://www.gtnews.com/news.cfm

      News Focus: 31% of Treasury Managers Feel Underpaid, Finds Survey.
      http://www.gtnews.com/news.cfm?id=9373

      News in Brief: DTCC, SWIFT and XBRL US Join to Improve Corporate Actions
      Processing; Trust Number One Factor in Banking Relationships, says 70% of
      Corporates; ICFR Appoints Director of Research.
      http://www.gtnews.com/news.cfm

      You can access all the latest treasury-related news on the homepage here:
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      http://www.gtnews.com/technology/default.cfm

      8. Ratings: Hungarian Banks' Outlook Continues to be Negative Due to High
      Vulnerability to Market Sentiment; Indian Banks Placed on Review for
      Downgrade due to Review of Systemic Support Indicators; Italian Banks'
      Outlook Changed to Negative from Stable due to Deteriorating Profitability
      Indicators.
      http://www.gtnews.com/ratings.cfm

      9. About gtnews and Contact Details:

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