If you outsource both, you get a value beyond improving the transactional component because the outsourcer can see when cash comes in and goes out. That can help the company take best advantage of the cash on-hand and optimize internal processes. As companies look to leverage the power of their data, they are turning to outsourcers with greater expertise and technology resources than they have in-house. An outsourcer is going to have access to state-of-the-art technology, and experts who use those software packages every day, says Greg LaFollette, a spokesperson for CPA2Biz . More and more, companies are looking for end-to-end F&A capabilities from outsourcers.
Egypt’s new finance minister faces daunting task
During his 18 years as an economist at the World Bank he concentrated on the Middle East and North Africa. He later headed two Cairo-based think-tanks, the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies and the Economic Research Forum. MARKET ECONOMICS In a July 2011 ERF paper, Galal said competitive markets should be allowed to allocate resources, improve production and encourage innovation, but should be regulated to prevent anti-competitive behavior and promote a more egalitarian society. “Markets do not function in a vacuum and generally do not produce the best outcomes for society on their own,” he wrote. “Safeguards are necessary to protect consumers from exploitation and ensure that workers have the right to decent working conditions and fair pay.” Galal took the last government of Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in a popular uprising in early 2011, to task for carving out special deals to please its supporters, such as land allocations and large contracts.
Finance minister Jim Flaherty keeps close eye on long-term car financing
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For the auto industry, the net effect is also largely unknown because the switch to longer terms is a fairly new phenomenon, he added. Leasing is slowly making a comeback, he said, which a should it continue a amay actually start to reverse the (financing) trend so slightly,a Murphy said. Flaherty criticized some Canadian lenders earlier this year that were offering hugely discounted mortgage rates to attract business, worried about a potential housing crash and consumers holding unmanageable debt levels once interest rates go up. But the finance minister did not seem as concerned about lending for automobiles. Whereas the federal government has a hand in insuring mortgages through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, it doesnat have any such role for auto lending.