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    • Tuesday, December 07, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Virtual Educational Event
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    TMAC would like to share that we have taken steps to build out partnerships with AFP Chapters across Canada, providing you access to a collective Canada-wide series of virtual educational seminars.  For TMAC members, this will now expand the number of sessions you can attend at no cost throughout 2021, with a nominal $25.00 attendance fee assessed on each seminar for non-members.  These partnerships complement our own TMAC sessions and reinforce our key mandates to connect, educate and support our practitioner constituents and will serve to offer additional value to your professional development. 

    Treasury Transformation - Why Open Banking is a Game Changer

    Open Banking promises to shake up not only the role of treasury, but businesses themselves. “Faster payments are real-time transactions – but open-banking APIs represent a move towards real time business.

    Join this panel of experts, moderated by Lorraine Lobo, JPMorgan Chase & Co., who will discuss the concept of open banking, what is required to make open banking successful and the impact and opportunities it presents for businesses.

    Michelle Beyo
    CEO & Founder
    FINAVATOR


    FINAVATOR is an award-winning FinTech and Payments Consultancy. Michelle is also a strategic advisor to FinTechs, a Money 20/20 Rise Up alumni, a Global Council Member of Women in Payments, the Membership Chair at Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization, a Payment Advisor at National Crowdfunding and FinTech Association of Canada, and a Board Member at Open Banking Initiative Canada.   Michelle Beyo was named the “Top 30 Best CEOs of 2021” by The Silicon Valley Review and FINAVATOR was awarded "Most Influential Leader in FinTech Consulting - Canada" in 2020.

    Andrew Boyajian
    Executive Director- Alternative Payments and Fintech
    J.P. Morgan


    Andrew leads product commercialization and modernization of alternative payments and evaluate fintechs for opportunities and growth. With expertise across the payments industry, Andrew previously served as Head of Banking, North America for TransferWise, expanding the company into Canada, the US, and Mexico as well as managing its strategic financial partnerships. He also served as Director of International and Payments at Kickstarter,  financial operations roles at Google and Eventbrite.

    Elena Litani
    Co-founder and Chief Product Officer
    Pillar Financial


    Pillar Financial, a Canadian neobank for small and medium businesses.  Elena has almost two decades of experience as payment, product and technology executive in the financial industry.  Her previous roles included VP of Engineering at KOHO (Canada neobank for consumers), Director of Product at nanopay (paytech), senior Blockchain innovation Product Lead at TD Bank and senior pre-sales architect at IBM.   Elena has actively participated in numerous Opening Banking consultations; was elected member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) for Payments Canada as well as elected member of FinTech Advisory Committee, OSC LaunchPad.   Elena is also a recipient of the Innovation Award of Women in Payments in (2019) and one of the 35 women selected globally  out of 500+ applicants to Money20/20’s first inaugural Rise Up Program (2018).

    Andrew Obee
    President
    Ficanex Technology Inc.


    FICANEX Technology democratizes access to technologies and solutions for financial services providers. Working with over 160 Canadian financial institutions, FICANEX Services enables accelerated innovation through collaborative partnerships and its legacy network.  A dynamic leader in the Canadian financial services market with deep expertise in banking, payments, and Fintech. 

    We look forward to connecting with you virtually soon!

    Sincerely,

    TMAC Toronto Board of Directors

    • Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual Educational Event
    Register

    TMAC would like to share that we have taken steps to build out partnerships with AFP Chapters across Canada, providing you access to a collective Canada-wide series of virtual educational seminars.  For TMAC members, this will now expand the number of sessions you can attend at no cost throughout 2021, with a nominal $25.00 attendance fee assessed on each seminar for non-members.  These partnerships complement our own TMAC sessions and reinforce our key mandates to connect, educate and support our practitioner constituents and will serve to offer additional value to your professional development. 

    MUFG Global Macro Outlook

    A brief 2021 review and looking ahead into 2022

    Join us as George Goncalves, Head of U.S. Macro Strategy at MUFG  presents a brief 2021 review and looks ahead into 2022. 

    This session will cover a brief review of 2021 that includes; U.S. Policy Responses (Fed and Fiscal Changes), U.S. Economy Review (Growth, Jobs and Inflation) and Global Key Developments (including Canada, Japan and the rest of the world).

    Looking ahead in 2022, George will discuss base-case risks to the U.S. macro outlook, highlight synchronized central bank policies (but in an unsynchronized world) and a special focus on Fed Policy in 2022 (tapering/hikes). 

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,500 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has about 170,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit Homepage | MUFG Americas

    George Goncalves
    Head of U.S. Macro Strategy
    MUFG




    An industry veteran with more than 20 years on the sell-side and buy-side, George joined MUFG in April 2021 as head of U.S. Macro Strategy with a mandate to formulate U.S. Fixed Income views, drive market strategy thought leadership, and actionable trade ideas for clients. He focuses on rates, MBS, credit, the Fed/global central bank policy, U.S. dollar funding dynamics and all things macro-related.

    George spent nearly a decade at Nomura Securities, first as the chief U.S. Rates Strategist and later as the Head of U.S. Fixed Income Strategy. Over his tenure at Nomura, he oversaw teams of analysts covering U.S. rates, U.S. credit and emerging market rates.

    Prior to that, George was the Head of Fixed Income Strategy at Cantor Fitzgerald and a senior research analyst at both Morgan Stanley and Bank of America. He started his career in the Fixed Income markets on the buy side at the formerly known Merrill Lynch Asset Management division in institutional separate accounts, analyzing and co-managing portfolios of Treasuries, repo, short-term credit and MBS as an assistant portfolio management analyst.

    Earlier in his career, George was voted one of the Top 20 Rising Stars in Fixed Income by Institutional Investor in 2007. Throughout his career he has been an active guest on Bloomberg TV and CNBC, as well as a quoted source in various financial media outlets.

    Professionally, he has worked with many debt issuers and has an established wide network of institutional investors from FX reserve managers, Bank Treasurers, real money and macro hedge funds.

    George received his joint degree in Finance/Economics and Political Science from Rutgers University’s School of Management.

    We look forward to connecting with you virtually soon!

    Sincerely,

    TMAC Toronto Board of Directors

Educational Sessions (Past)

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 TMAC Webinar: CIBC Economic Update
Thursday, November 18, 2021 TMAC Webinar:Liability Management Outlook
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 TMAC Webinar:Alternative Reference Rates- LIBOR Transition: Industry and Market Update
Wednesday, November 03, 2021 TMAC Webinar:Supply Chain Finance and Optimizing your Working Capital
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 TMAC Webinar:Fraud and Cyber Security Insights- Keeping Your Organization Safe
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 TMAC Webinar: Working from Home, Best Practices
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 TMAC Webinar:Canadian Payment Methods and Trends 2021 Report
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 TMAC Webinar:How to Access Working Capital to Drive Growth and Innovation: A Conversation with GoGo Quinoa
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 TMAC Webinar: Cyber Risk- Myths, Realities & Solutions
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 TMAC Webinar: Fireside Chat with Patricia Gauthier, Moderna, Canada
Thursday, June 24, 2021 TMAC Webinar: Foreign Exchange Tactics and Tools
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 TMAC Webinar: Bank of America, Export Development Canada, and Shopify: How have they adpated to the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 TMAC Educational Event: Dynamic Discounting of Payables: The Bell Story
Monday, May 03, 2021 TMAC Educational Session: Negative Interest Rate Environments: Perspectives from an Economist, a Treasurer and a Banker
Monday, April 26, 2021 TMAC Educational Session: Bank of Canada Economic Update
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 TMAC Educational Event: Excel in Your Job, Prepare for the Future You Want: Certification for Treasury & Finance Professionals
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 TMAC Educational Event: Payments Canada: Modernization Initiatives and Payments Trends
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 TMAC Educational Event: Open Banking
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 THE ECONOMY AND MARKETS: WAITING FOR A SHOT IN THE ARM
Thursday, September 17, 2020 Treasury - Becoming an Internal Strategic Advisor
Monday, June 22, 2020 20/20 Hindsight: What Treasury Learned from COVID-19
Thursday, February 20, 2020 Driving Efficiencies in Treasury with Virtual Accounts and Payment Factories
Thursday, January 16, 2020 Cybersecurity - Protecting Your Business in a Digital World
Thursday, November 21, 2019 Digital Currencies, Blockchain and their Impact on Finance
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Payments Modernization
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Bank of Canada - Canadian and Global Economic Outlook
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Cross-Border Payments and Virtualization
Thursday, April 11, 2019 Payments Fraud and Cybersecurity: Managing Cyberthreats and Data Breaches
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Credit Agreements: Negotiating, Refinancing, Navigating the Capital Markets and Managing Bank Relationships
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Blockchain 2.0 and the Use of Cryptocurrencies / Stable Coins
Thursday, November 22, 2018 The Strategic Role of Treasury and Career Advice for Treasury Professionals
Monday, October 15, 2018 AGM & Global Economic Update
Monday, June 04, 2018 Millennials and Gen-Z in the Treasury Workplace
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Disruption in Treasury Technology
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Working Capital Optimization
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Blockchain & Its Impact for the Treasury Role
Thursday, November 23, 2017 The Fascinating World of Cyber Security and Cyber Insurance
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Payments Canada Modernization…A Practitioner’s View
Friday, September 22, 2017 Economic Update: Canadian and Global Outlook
Thursday, June 29, 2017 Innovation and Disruptive Changes
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Mergers & Acquisitions in Canada: Prepare Today To Achieve Tomorrow
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Modernizing the National Payments Systems
Thursday, January 19, 2017 The Benefits of Removing Canadian and US Tax Hurdles for Cross-Border Cash Pooling

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