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Bank failures highlight importance of measuring counterparty risk
The recent failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank have focused attention on an often-overlooked issue: bank counterparty risk. From a treasurer’s perspective, banks are much more than account-holding institutions. They provide an array of critical payment and collection services, and the impact of losing access to these services cannot be overstated. The Federal…
Liquidity levels in a COVID world: Why healthcare finance leaders should be paying attention
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, many hospitals and health systems are finding they have excess liquidity levels on hand. As a result, they face a question of whether, and how, the should unwind their excess liquidity positions in favor of a more streamlined cash management process.