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February 2017
Free

Disruptive Technology Conference

February 22 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead,
Cnr Lincoln and Woodland Drive
Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa
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The Association of Corporate Treasurers of Southern Africa (ACTSA) invites you and your colleagues to attend the Disruptive Technology Conference. Facilitated by Charles Buchanan, Treasury Paradigm Are treasurers ready for the increasing levels of automation and equipped to navigate the challenges that come with it? The Disruptive Technology Conference will look in depth at how the following new technology is likely to impact the Finance and Treasury functions: Big Data & Predictive analytics Treasury in the Cloud Cyber Risk -…

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March 2017
Free

Breakfast Presentation: New International Financial Reporting Standards – Insights into the Technical, Practical and Strategic Implications for Corporates

March 29 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead,
Cnr Lincoln and Woodland Drive
Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa
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Please join ACTSA in association with Deloitte where we will unpack the New International Financial Reporting Standards – Insights into the Technical, Practical and Strategic Implications for Corporates The International Accounting Standards Board has been very active in recent years, releasing a number of new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) that will all be effective in a few years’ time. Particularly three of these standards will have far-reaching implications for entities operating in all industries – IFRS 9, 15 and…

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May 2017
Free

Breakfast Presentation: VUCA and your treasury battle plan for 2017

May 10 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Equinox,
15 Alice Lane, Absa Capital, North Building
Sandton, Gauteng South Africa
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Cost: Members, no charge. Non-members, R350 (incl VAT) Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA) – definitely a hallmark of modern times! In this contribution we consider some of the key market drivers for 2017 and beyond within a VUCA framework. Presenter: Eben Maré is Head of Fixed Income at ABSA Asset Management. Spanning the last 30 years, some of his previous roles include Head of Absolute Return Investment portfolios at Stanlib, Head of Market Risk at Absa Capital, Treasurer at…

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June 2017
Free

Cape Town: South Africa is feeling the pain of KYC

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rand Merchant Bank Offices,
Portside No.5, Buitengracht Street
Cape Town, South Africa
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Cost: Members, no charge. Non-members, R250 (incl VAT) South African financial institutions scored higher than the global averages on the challenges they are facing in conducting know your customer (KYC) and customer due diligence (CDD) processes. Corporate clients are beginning to have negative KYC experiences as the result of the increasing demands made by financial institutions and 50% of corporate clients have spent more, or significantly more time and attention providing KYC documentation over the past 12 months. How do…

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July 2017
Free

Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Seminar – All 3 Sessions

July 27
Bowman Gilfillan,
11 Alice Lane Sandton
Johannesburg,
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ACTSA Breakfast Seminars: Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Corporate bonds have become a key financing tool for funding business needs and growth. The increasing importance of corporate bonds means that treasurers need to understand the structure, products and regulatory trends that affect debt capital markets. ACTSA in partnership with Bowmans is hosting a series of breakfast seminars over a period of four months covering the key concepts within debt capital markets, corporate restructuring and the laws and regulations that affect them.

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Free

Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Seminar Session 1

July 27 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Bowman Gilfillan,
11 Alice Lane Sandton
Johannesburg,
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ACTSA Breakfast Seminars: Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Corporate bonds have become a key financing tool for funding business needs and growth. The increasing importance of corporate bonds means that treasurers need to understand the structure, products and regulatory trends that affect debt capital markets. ACTSA in partnership with Bowmans is hosting a series of breakfast seminars covering the key concepts within debt capital markets, corporate restructuring and the laws and regulations that affect them. Session 1: Fundamentals of Debt Capital…

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August 2017
Free

ACTSA Golf Day

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Glendower Golf Course,
20 Marais Rd
Edenvale, Gauteng South Africa
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ACTSA cordially invites you to enter a fourball at this years Annual Golf Day.

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September 2017
Free

Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Seminar Session 2

September 7 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Bowman Gilfillan,
11 Alice Lane Sandton
Johannesburg,
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ACTSA Breakfast Seminars: Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Corporate bonds have become a key financing tool for funding business needs and growth. The increasing importance of corporate bonds means that treasurers need to understand the structure, products and regulatory trends that affect debt capital markets. Session 2 (PART 1) : Bond Transactions In this session we will examine certain key aspects of bond transactions, covering items such as due diligence around the financial performance of the issuer; amending conditions through the…

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Free

How unpredictable is the Rand really?

September 19 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead,
Cnr Lincoln and Woodland Drive
Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa
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ETM Analytics have done a lot of work in recent years aimed at better understanding the Rand which they believe would be useful for the audience to understand. Please join ACTSA in association with George Glynos, Director – Head of Analytics as he discusses the following:          Introduction to new perspectives on understanding ZAR          Quantitative tools now available to better plan for rand risks          A more scientific approach to budgeting for the ZAR

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October 2017
Free

Unpacking Debt Capital Markets Seminar Session 3

October 12 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Bowman Gilfillan,
11 Alice Lane Sandton
Johannesburg,
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Corporate bonds have become a key financing tool for funding business needs and growth. The increasing importance of corporate bonds means that treasurers need to understand the structure, products and regulatory trends that affect debt capital markets. ACTSA in partnership with Bowmans hosted two very successful sessions and this is the last breakfast seminar covering the key concepts within debt capital markets, corporate restructuring and the laws and regulations that affect them that will provide practical knowledge and insight into…

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Free

Mastering the Forex Market Workshop

October 18 @ 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead,
Cnr Lincoln and Woodland Drive
Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa
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The course is suitable for the following: trainee treasury & non-treasury personnel, new entrants to the financial industry, junior bank relationship management staff, accountants, internal auditors, risk management officers and pension fund trustees. The course will provide delegates with the skill to: Define the Foreign Exchange Market What are the drivers of the Foreign exchange market? Understand the quotes for spot, forward & swap rates and the meaning of Bid & Offered rates Understand which currencies are trading at premium…

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Free

Breakfast Presentation: Africa Forum

October 25 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead,
Cnr Lincoln and Woodland Drive
Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa
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ACTSA invites you and your colleagues to attend the Africa Forum where we will  unpack the following: How to manage your exposures in Africa? How to centrally manage cross border activities in Africa Non financial issues - sensitivity to share holders. What makes for an effective treasury policy in Africa. How to deal with trapped cash in the African Regions. IQ Business - Bank ratings. Where to keep your cash securely. Local debt raising - complexity & cost comparison.

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