Jean-Luc Janet Manager, Treasury Services, KPMG
Jean-Luc Janet Manager, Treasury Services, KPMG

Choosing your platform

The Corporate Treasurer faces a number of factors to consider when choosing which electronic FX trading solution is best for them. Jean-Luc Janet highlights some of the key ones.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 9 / Features / January, 2003

In a market where competition and technological advances result in ever increasing product development from eFX trading platform providers, corporate treasurers wishing to implement online dealing are faced with a changing array of solutions. In such a situation it is important initially to focus on an inward analysis of the treasury function to achieve a clear understanding of the key objectives for online dealing before launching into selection of a platform. Only when objectives are well understood, should treasurers map their requirements against the functionalities of the various platforms.Analysing the critical factorsThe most important step in selecting a platform is the definition of the online dealing strategy, taking into account the existing treasury policies and future developments for the company and the treasury function. The focus of a selection project should be first on adopting the right online dealing strategy policies and then to make sure that the dealing platform selected, if any, is the...continued

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