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The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) as a professional body and educator of treasury professionals is both a first and second source for the treasury profession. This wiki therefore contains both original research, comment and opinion as well as material based on the work and publication of other bodies.

All content policies on this page are in addition to the ACT's standard terms and conditions[1]. These content policies may be revised at any time.

Verified content

Articles on this site will be either un-verified or verified. The former is indicated by a warning on the article page and indicates that the current version of the article has not yet been examined by an ACT technical expert. However no warranty is given or may be implied regarding the accuracy or fitness of any article on The Treasurer’s Wiki whether the article is verified or un-verified, and all information is used at the visitor's own risk.

Copyright and re-publication

By posting content on The Treasurer’s Wiki you grant to the ACT a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use the content without limitation on The Treasurer’s Wiki and to sub-license others to use the content in accordance with the provisions for fair use set out below.

Any content you post must:

  • be accurate (where it states facts)
  • be genuinely held (where it states opinions)

Any content you post must not:

  • be defamatory
  • be obscene, offensive, or inflammatory
  • promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
  • disclose any name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number, e-mail address or other personal data
  • infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark
  • breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
  • be in contempt of court
  • impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  • advocate, promote or incite any third party to commit or assist any unlawful or criminal act.
  • contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.

You also agree that the submitted content may be edited, updated and removed as deemed appropriate to the aims and editing style of The Treasurer’s Wiki by the ACT or other contributing editors.

Other than in accordance with the fair use provisions or in respect of content in the public domain, content on The Treasurer’s Wiki may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the express permission of the ACT except in the case of the original rights holder who retains full ownership of, and unrestricted rights to publish, the original version of the submitted content.

Any content submission may be refused or later removed by the ACT without explanation. The publication of any submitted contribution does not imply that the ACT either supports, or warrants the usefulness or accuracy of, that content.

The ACT claims no right in any public domain content on The Treasurer’s Wiki, except insofar as the content constitutes an original adaptation or dealing with that public domain content.

Articles from must not be copied in whole to this website but may be used for reference and external links.

Fair use

You may re-publish up to 10% (based on word count) of any article on The Treasurer’s Wiki in print and/or electronic format, provided you include a link to the original article’s source on [] on each re-publication. ‘Re-publication’ means each time a single article is quoted whether on one page or screen, or multiple pages/screens. Each link must be clearly visible and associated with the quote, and may be embedded within the quote.

Copyright complaints and removal requests

If you believe that you are the owner of content added to this site without your permission, you may contact us at requesting either:

  • an appropriate citation or citation link in the the article footer.
  • reduction of the amount of published content and an appropriate citation or citation link in the article footer.
  • removal of the content.

You must provide full details of your ownership of the content including where and when it was originally published, and the change you would like made to the article page(s). We will respond as quickly as possible to your request but only once we have properly verified the source of the content.

Contributing content

Direct editing of The Treasurer's Wiki is available to ACT members (associates, members and fellows) and selected faculty members and non-members. If you wish to contribute content from an external article or research that you have authored then you may submit the article for review. The submission should include:

  • the article’s title
  • the extent of the content to be used
  • related pages on The Treasurer's Wiki to which the content will refer
  • the link to the original publication location, which will be used as an external link or footnote reference.

By submitting an article to the ACT you grant to the ACT a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to publish the article in full or part on any location on The Treasurer's Wiki (but not on any other ACT website). Each use of the article will include one or more references, and where possible, be linked to the original source material.

Commercial ACT content

The ACT provides a number of commercial products to the treasury profession including qualifications, training, publications, seminars and events. The content in these products is not in the public domain and may not be posted on this wiki without the prior approval of the ACT and may be removed without notice. If in doubt, please contact for advice.

The ACT reserves the right to publish paid pages on this website. These will be clearly marked as sponsored articles and advertisments.

Linking policy

  • Links to any page of the site are permitted and may be made without request from either public websites, intranet websites or mobile applications.
  • You must not link directly to any image or media on this site
  • Wiki articles may not be embedded within the web page of another website.


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