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Chatham FX Risk Management Workshop

Date:
April 25, 2024 at 11 a.m. PDT
Location:
The Westin Palo Alto
  • Greg Deveney

    Managing Director
    Treasury Advisory

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

  • Sean Marcellus

    Director
    Accounting Advisory

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

  • Viktor Zagreda

    Director
    Client Relationship Management

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

  • Jodi Eppler

    Director
    Client Relationship Management

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

Summary

Join us for a complimentary half-day workshop dedicated to cash flow risk management and hedge accounting, where you can earn 2.8 CTP/CPE credits. The event will kick off with an optional 45-minute demonstration of Chatham's FX risk management system, ChathamDirect. Following the optional session, enjoy a networking lunch before diving into best practices for establishing and executing a top-tier cash flow program. The workshop will conclude with a session focused on providing valuable insights to aid treasury teams in navigating the complexities of cash flow hedge accounting.

Agenda

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. PDT | ChathamDirect Demo (Optional)

11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT | Registration and networking

12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. PDT | Lunch

1:15 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. PDT | Session 1: Developing a World-Class Cash Flow Hedging Program

2:25 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. PDT | Break

2:40 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. PDT | Session 2: Navigating Cash Flow Hedge Accounting for Treasury

Program details

ChathamDirect FX Risk Management System Demo (Optional)

This optional 45-minute demonstration walks through the power of ChathamDirect, Chatham Financial's comprehensive FX risk management system. Join us to explore how ChathamDirect empowers treasury professionals with real-time visibility, analytics, and execution capabilities to effectively manage foreign exchange risk. Gain insights into how ChathamDirect streamlines processes, enhances decision-making, and improves overall FX risk management strategies. Whether you're a seasoned user or new to ChathamDirect, this session offers an opportunity to learn about the latest features, ask questions, and interact with our experts.

Developing a World-Class Cash Flow Hedging Program

In today's volatile market environment, corporate financial organizations are increasingly adopting cash flow hedging programs to mitigate risks associated with market fluctuations, geopolitical tensions, and central bank actions. This session will provide insights into the key components of a successful cash flow hedging program, including risk assessment, strategy formulation, operational requirements, and documentation. Through interactive discussions and practical examples, attendees will learn how to effectively implement and measure the success of their cash flow hedging initiatives.

Credits available: 1.4

Learning objectives:

  • Learn how to identify the need for a cash flow hedging program and evaluate existing strategies.
  • Explore common Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) used to measure the success of cash flow hedging programs.
  • Gain insights into creating a risk profile, quantifying risk exposure, and identifying accounting feasibility.
  • Understand key considerations for determining hedging strategies, documenting controls, and establishing operational procedures for a cash flow hedging program.

Navigating Cash Flow Hedge Accounting for Treasury

Effective hedge accounting is essential for aligning accounting results with economic objectives in cash flow hedging programs. This session will delve into the nuances and importance of achieving and maintaining cash flow hedge accounting. Participants will learn the primary requirements for qualifying for hedge accounting, common challenges faced by companies, and strategies to maximize hedge accounting capacity. Additionally, the session will address potential scenarios of under forecasting and over hedging, providing guidance on corrective actions and best practices to ensure compliance and optimize financial outcomes.

Credits available: 1.4

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the primary requirements that companies must meet to qualify for hedge accounting treatment.
  • Identify typical challenges encountered in achieving and maintaining hedge accounting for cash flow hedges.
  • Explore strategies to maximize hedge accounting capacity and minimize compliance risks.
  • Learn how to address scenarios of under-forecasting and over-hedging effectively, so you can optimize financial performance and compliance.

Pending approval for up to 2.8 CTP/CPE recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals at the rate of one credit for each 50 minutes of attendance.

Sign up for the workshop!

Chatham Financial is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued. Please submit any complaints to [email protected], and a program administrator will contact you to discuss your experience.


About the speakers

  • Greg Deveney

    Managing Director
    Treasury Advisory

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

  • Sean Marcellus

    Director
    Accounting Advisory

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

  • Viktor Zagreda

    Director
    Client Relationship Management

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

  • Jodi Eppler

    Director
    Client Relationship Management

    Corporates | Kennett Square, PA


Disclaimers

Chatham Hedging Advisors, LLC (CHA) is a subsidiary of Chatham Financial Corp. and provides hedge advisory, accounting and execution services related to swap transactions in the United States. CHA is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a commodity trading advisor and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA); however, neither the CFTC nor the NFA have passed upon the merits of participating in any advisory services offered by CHA. For further information, please visit chathamfinancial.com/legal-notices.

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