IRISH ASSOCIATION OF CORPORATE TREASURERS
Wednesday 20th November 2013
Gibson Hotel, 02 Point Village, IFSC, Dublin 1
This successful annual conference provides treasurers, finance directors and CFOs with the opportunity to enjoy keynote addresses by leaders from the world of treasury, finance, business and regulation – sharing their expert opinion on current challenges, industry best practices and innovative strategies.
While benefitting from in-depth technical sessions on core treasury topics, delegates join in the debates exploring treasury specific issues arising from the current challenging banking landscape & economic environment.
Networking breaks throughout provide opportunities to meet with treasury sector leaders, build on existing relationships and develop new industry connections.
The 2013 website will be available shortly but meanwhile, soak up some of the 2012 event atmosphere: here
Many of the conference's keynote speakers from the 2012 event including senior level Department of Finance, ESRI, Dankse Bank and Fitch Ratings representatives were featured in the media directly from the conference:
ESRI research professor John FitzGerald told the conference that if the pillar banks were restored to profitability, they could be worth 20pc of GDP (€18bn) by 2020…… more
Speaking at the same conference as Mr Moran yesterday, ESRI economist John Fitzgerald, said the Government should hold on to the state-controlled banks until 2020…… more
Deposit dilemma facing Irish banks...... more
Marc Caron, Head of Client Advisory at Danske Bank, said EU banks would need more than €3 trillion (€3,000bn) of fresh capital to meet new regulations. Mr Moran told the treasurers that large corporates should lend to the banks, as well as looking for credit………more
Ratings agency positive for Ireland, negative on recovery…….. Mr Hatton took the conference through a highly plausible scenario where the Eurozone survies, but its troubles produce only a protracted, weak recovery…… more
“The banks are not for sale unless the price is right – not even to Europe” Mr Moran said at the annual conference…….. “In any case, EU capital cannot be provided until the single banking supervisor is in place, and that will be in 2014” more