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November 10 Meeting

November 10, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasbro Inc. Headquarters
1027 Newport Ave, Pawtucket RI

Please note new start time!


1:00-2:00Registration - Networking - Hasbro Toy Shop
2:00-3:00Money Fund & Cash Investing Update
3:00-4:00Making Dollars & Sense of Using a Treasury Management System

Prior to the meeting, shop the ‘must have’ toys of Christmas at Hasbro’s Toy Shop.

Money Fund & Cash Investing Update: Floating NAVs, Rising Rates & Alternatives

presented by
Peter Crane, Crane Data
Will Goldthwait, SSGA

Crane Data’s Peter Crane and SSGA’s Will Goldthwait will give an update on institutional money market funds and cash investment alternatives following the October 14 implementation of new money fund reforms. They’ll review the big shift of Prime fund assets into Government money market funds, and will give an early assessment of how the new floating NAV and emergency gates & fees are working. Crane and Goldthwait will also discuss spreads and the impact and reaction of funds to a Federal Reserve rate hike, as well as the big buildup in fund liquidity. Finally, he’ll review a number of new (and old) alternatives, including bank deposits, private funds, ultra-short bond funds and other emerging cash investment options.


Making Dollars & Sense of Using a Treasury Management System

presented by Mike Graham, Elire

This session will provide a Treasury Management Solution overview to help you thoughtfully move forward to the next step, overcome your obstacles, and efficiently manage your treasury operation leveraging technology.  The session will demonstrate how to effectively address the key components of people, process, and technology related to Treasury.  As an added bonus, an Elire Treasury Technology Expert will provide insight on the overall marketplace, new TMS features, industry best practices, offer guidance on implementations & upgrades, share success stories, and answer your questions.

Approved for up to 2.4 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.
Approved for up to 2.4 FP&A recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Members: No Charge
Non-Members: $35

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From Newport Ave take a left onto Hasbro Way, follow to rear parking lot on left. Enter building through entrance in parking lot.

about the speakers

Peter Crane
Peter Crane is President & Publisher of Crane Data LLC, a money market and mutual fund information firm. Crane Data produces Money Fund Intelligence, http://www.cranedata.com, the most popular money market information site on the internet, and Crane’s Money Fund Symposium. Crane was previously Vice President & Managing Editor of iMoneyNet. He studied economics at Brown University and has been quoted extensively on money market funds.
Will Goldthwait
Will is a Vice President, Portfolio Strategist at State Street Global Advisors. He is a member of the Global Cash and Global Fixed Income Investment Management Teams. Will is responsible for the communication of cash and fixed income investment strategy and performance to clients, consultants and prospects. Prior to joining SSGA in 2014, he spent time on both the advisory and brokerage side of the business. Will received his BA from Roanoke College and has his Series 7 and 63 Securities License.
Mike Graham
Mr. Graham began his career programming mainframe applications as part of the General Electric Information Systems Management Program and followed that up by developing insurance rating systems for General Reinsurance. In 1994 he joined the first Windows-based treasury workstation software company and has been dedicated to helping clients implement treasury automation ever since.
With more than 20 years of corporate finance and treasury system implementation experience Mr. Graham, in his partnership role, is called upon to perform financial system functional assessments, evaluate alternatives for clients, and facilitates his team to a Success Delivered implementation.
As a functional consultant Mr. Graham has experience implementing treasury modules with PeopleSoft and Oracle EBS, as well as five other third-party treasury systems. He currently provides treasury management consulting services that provide a best-practice perspective to corporate finance system challenges.



November 10, 2016
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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