New Article information at Finance Director Europe New and updated information from Article listed on www.the-financedirector.com http://www.the-financedirector.com/ en-us http://www.the-financedirector.com/ New Article information at Finance Director Europe http://www.the-financedirector.com/content/images/logo_big.gif E-invoicing – which business case suits best in your company? http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/e-invoicing-which-business-case-suits-best-in-your-company/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/e-invoicing-which-business-case-suits-best-in-your-company/ Comarch explains the true value and impact that e-invoicing can have on a company. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:43:00 GMT Channging face of fleet management http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuremobility-first-for-fleet-management-5958632/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuremobility-first-for-fleet-management-5958632/ The increasing role of technology, move towards mobility management and tougher fuel-efficiency regulations are changing the face of fleet management. Jochen Schmitz, Volkswagen Financial Services’ head of international fleet, discusses the group’s s… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Transavia’s flight to cloud http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuretransavias-migration-to-the-cloud-5958572/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuretransavias-migration-to-the-cloud-5958572/ In a sector that has changed significantly over the past few years, Transavia is going through a fundamental digital evolution, migrating a number of key systems and processes to the cloud. At the Q1 2017 Finance Director Europe Amsterdam briefing – … Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Changing accounting standards http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurechanging-accounting-standards-5959020/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurechanging-accounting-standards-5959020/ Accounting standard IFRS 9 will replace IAS 39 in 2018, and corporate finance is sure to see significant effects from the move. Finance Director Europe takes a look at how businesses can avoid too much turbulence in changing times. Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Addressing the gaps in Environmental Liability Directive http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureeuropes-insurance-market-environment-5958389/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureeuropes-insurance-market-environment-5958389/ The Environmental Liability Directive has had significant positive impact on policy development and the insurance market in the EU, but there are still gaps in its implementation. Finance Director Europe meets Jo Willaert and Typhaine Beaupérin from … Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Opportunities and risks of climate-related financial disclosures http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureopportunities-and-risks-of-climate-related-financial-disclosures-5958347/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureopportunities-and-risks-of-climate-related-financial-disclosures-5958347/ In May, Finance Director Europe held a London briefing that addressed climate-related risks and how connected financial disclosure will not only improve financial stability but also unlock commercial opportunities. Lead speaker Graeme Pitkethly, CFO … Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Outcome-focused services through PCaaS solution http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureoutcome-focused-services-through-the-saas-revolution-5958609/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureoutcome-focused-services-through-the-saas-revolution-5958609/ In a world where taxis are not owned by taxi companies and hotels are not owned by hotel groups, it may be no surprise that, when it comes to acquiring PCs and related hardware, we’re moving away from buying such transient assets and towards subscrib… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT SEAT's fleet solution meets clients' changing needs http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureseats-contribution-to-fleet-management-5958673/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureseats-contribution-to-fleet-management-5958673/ In this supplement, Finance Director Europe investigates companies’ needs in mobility and fleet management, and finds out what SEAT has to offer its clients. Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Transformational potential of IoT http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurethe-transformational-potential-of-iot-5958416/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurethe-transformational-potential-of-iot-5958416/ The Internet of Things (IoT) is spreading out to encompass all kinds of devices – from toasters to industrial monitoring systems – and although it is unclear in what direction it will evolve, the connectivity it provides could present many opportunit… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Encouraging more women to assume leadership roles http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureencouraging-more-women-as-industry-leaders-5959007/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureencouraging-more-women-as-industry-leaders-5959007/ With women ducking out of the finance and technology sectors at early ages, industry leaders are lending their voices to the diversity discussion. Eleanor Wilson talks to Maria Ferraro, CFO at Siemens UK, about Siemens’s new initiatives to encourage … Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Transformation in technology to improve transaction processing http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuretransformation-in-technology-to-improve-transaction-processing-5958538/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuretransformation-in-technology-to-improve-transaction-processing-5958538/ Despite the fast march of technology, financial transformation is still lagging behind. Mark Nittler, vice-president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains the need for a total technology rethink, and how CFOs can take charge of transaction proc… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT BEPS for a better international tax system http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurebeps-for-a-better-international-tax-system-5958696/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurebeps-for-a-better-international-tax-system-5958696/ The OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative continues to move forward with new guidance on the implementation of key outputs designed to deliver a better international tax system. Pascal Saint-Amans, the OECD’s director for tax poli… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Shaping the financial journey of Smurfit Kappa Group http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurehandling-the-financial-complexities-of-smurfit-kappa-group-5958313/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurehandling-the-financial-complexities-of-smurfit-kappa-group-5958313/ A new entrant to the FTSE 100, Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has achieved big things in recent years. The Dublin-based company has seen a steady rise and, with operations now spanning three continents and 34 countries, controlling the finance function of… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future cars from the Geneva Motor Show http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefuture-cars-from-the-geneva-motor-show-5958663/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefuture-cars-from-the-geneva-motor-show-5958663/ Surrounded by the Jura Mountains to the west and the French Alps in the east, Geneva is a gateway to the peaks. It’s a perfect destination for the ultimate road trip and the setting for the Geneva Motor Show – one of the most important and attractive… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT SEAT’s new fleet in Turkey http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureseats-new-fleet-in-turkey-5958682/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureseats-new-fleet-in-turkey-5958682/ In its efforts to bring fleet services to Turkey, SEAT has introduced a young and dynamic brand to a market that has a lot of potential for growth. Backed with the professionalism and reliability that every fleet manager needs to have confidence in i… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Growing protectionist barriers before the European companies http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefuture-of-trade-agreements-between-europe-and-asia-5958935/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefuture-of-trade-agreements-between-europe-and-asia-5958935/ Asia has presented many opportunities for European companies and investors in the past few years, but with trade agreements stalling and protectionism growing the world over, what future do the regions have together? Finance Director Europe asks Alic… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Abdi Ibrahim's pharma fleet http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureturkeys-pharma-fleet-5958206/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureturkeys-pharma-fleet-5958206/ For many industries, a company’s fleet is of paramount importance to the smooth operation of business, and nowhere is this truer than in the pharmaceutical sector. Finance Director Europe talks to Cem Erdinç, fleet supervisor at Abdi Ibrahim, a leade… Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Managing financial risks http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuremanaging-financial-risks-5958272/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featuremanaging-financial-risks-5958272/ There isn’t one clear strategy for companies to take when managing financial risks but, in these uncertain times, treasurers can take steps to manage potential pitfalls. Associate policy and technical director at the Association of Corporate Treasure… Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDE, in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover, launches its latest episode looking at Global Mobility http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-in-partnership-with-jaguar-land-rover-launches-its-latest-episode-looking-at-global-mobility1-5929208/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-in-partnership-with-jaguar-land-rover-launches-its-latest-episode-looking-at-global-mobility1-5929208/ In our latest episode Darina Ivanova, FDE TV presenter, heads to the European offices of Jaguar Land Rover to speak with their general manager of fleet and business Europe, Simon Dransfield. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:32:00 GMT Ascend to the cloud - Dirk Neelis on Transavia’s digital evolution http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureascend-to-the-cloud---dirk-neelis-on-transavias-digital-evolution-5876833/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featureascend-to-the-cloud---dirk-neelis-on-transavias-digital-evolution-5876833/ In a sector that has changed significantly over the past few years, Transavia is going through a fundamental digital evolution, migrating a number of key systems and processes to the cloud. At the Q1 2017 Finance Director Europe Amsterdam briefing – … Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT