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Pictured above: Kongsberg's Abraham Geldenhuys shows the Adam Smith Award, flanked by Laurens Tijdhof and Evaldas Balkys (both Zanders).

Zanders wins two awards!

During this year's Adam Smith Award contest, organized bij Treasury Today, Zanders and its client Kongsberg Automotive Group AG won an award for the Best FinTech Solution. As a response to the increased need for a reliable, consistent and efficient framework to determine arm’s length interest rates on intercompany transactions, Kongsberg Automotive implemented an advanced but easy-to-use web-based Intercompany Credit Rating and Pricing (ICRP) solution, supported by Zanders. The ICRP solution, offered on Zanders Inside, is a cloud-based platform that provides clients with unique tools, knowledge and education in the areas of treasury, risk and finance

Kyriba Award

System provider Kyriba selected Zanders to be the 'Implementation Partner of the year'. The Kyriba partner awards are held once a year to recognize those partners that have made an outstanding contribution to client success. As part of this consideration, Kyriba values those partners that fully understood not only the customers requirements, but also how the Kyriba solution met their unique challenges - in this case during a project at Royal FrieslandCampina. Simon Shorthouse, Kyriba's MD Northern Europe, stated, "We congratulate Zanders on winning this award. Their commitment to the on-boarding process sets a benchmark for the Kyriba partner community and we look forward to continue to work with the Zanders team."

Sanction screening session

In April, Zanders has organized a breakfast session on sanction screening for a variety of multinational corporates who actively shared their experiences. You can read a report on this event here.

Upcoming events

International SAP Conference for Treasury Management | 3-5 July | Amsterdam, NL

This conference, sponsored by Zanders, is designed for new and existing SAP users and offers the opportunity to discover the transformational role SAP’s intelligent treasury solutions can have on your enterprise.

Download the event brochure here.

Zanders Belgium Treasury and Risk Seminar | 17 September | Antwerp, BE

Zanders' Belgian office will host this annual seminar in the beautiful Port of Antwerp (Havenhuis), gathering experts to discuss the latest trends in Corporate Treasury. This year’s influential speakers will shine their light on payment innovation. Save the date, more details will follow soon. Can’t wait any longer? Contact Stijn Van Droogenbroeck or Lukas Kenis.

EuroFinance Conference | 16-18 October | Kopenhagen, DK

This conference is bringing together the brightest minds in treasury. EuroFinance is the world’s leading international treasury event – the sophistication, level of expertise and networking are unrivalled by any other event of its kind. You will find Zanders at booth L25.

With the pace of change in technology running at hyper speed; geopolitical uncertainty ever more volatile and the ever growing need to do more with less – coping with volatility and stress is paramount. This year, we look at how to de-stress treasury and build resilient practices that allow treasury to do three things: achieve operational excellence; answer the call for innovation; and help the business respond to disruption.

You can find more information on the conference’s website.

AFP 2019 | 20-23 October| Boston, USA

The AFP 2019 in Boston is one of the most important and biggest events for financial professionals. During this event, Zanders Partner Laurens Tijdhof and Mack Makode, VP & Treasurer of Under Armour will be speaking on topic ‘ASC 842 & Incremental Borrowing Rate’, amongst others.

More information on AFP is available here.

Zanders A-Z Corporate Treasury Training | 26-29 November | Amsterdam, NL

Zanders is partnering with the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) to deliver this four-day-training course in Amsterdam, an in-depth introduction to the corporate treasury function in international markets.

Is the A-Z of Corporate Treasury Course right for you? Check here!

Zanders Risk Management Seminar | Autumn | Amsterdam, NL

This Autumn, our Risk Management Seminar returns, which we will organize for financial professionals. In Amsterdam, we will offer you an afternoon program which will include presentations by renowned speakers and an interactive setting on the future of risk managemen. After that, you'll have the opportunity to discuss and share your views and insights during drinks. More information on the exact date and speakers will soon be announced on our website!

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