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    End Users’ challenges in the LIBOR transition

    As markets and regulators plan for the transition from LIBOR to RFRs, end users must recognize the complexity of the challenges they will face during their own LIBOR transition and act quickly to mitigate the impact of those challenges.

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    Corporates
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    Jun 4, 2020
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    Interest rate floors: economic and hedge accounting impacts

    If your refinancing discussions with lenders include considering a change to interest rate floors, you should evaluate the potential hedging and hedge accounting impacts of this transaction.

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    Corporates
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    Jun 1, 2020
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    Market volatility impacts FX markets

    Financial markets continue to search for a new equilibrium and organizations should proactively review foreign exchange hedging programs.

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    Corporates
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    Press Release

    Chatham Financial wins Hedging Adviser of the Year at the Risk Awards

    On November 26, Chatham Financial accepted the inaugural Hedging Adviser of the Year award at the 2020 Risk Awards. This new award recognizes excellence in providing independent advice to derivatives users.

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    Corporates
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    FASB decisions on COVID-19 hedge accounting impacts

    Recent FASB decisions on the accounting impacts of COVID-19 created a gray area subject to interpretation and potential manipulation. Consistent, accurate accounting treatment will be critical.

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    Corporates
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    Apr 20, 2020
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    Coronavirus: businesses search for liquidity, credit

    Amol Dhargalkar speaks with AFP about how companies are looking to enhance their liquidity positions and secure access to credit.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Mar 31, 2020
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    Hedging in today's flat-to-inverted yield curve environment

    Today's flat-to-inverted yield curve represents an opportune time for companies with floating interest rate risk to lock in a level of certainty at a favorable rate.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Feb 18, 2020
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    Chatham's 2019 annual European business review

    Our annual business review summarizes JCRA's (now part of Chatham Financial) and Chatham's European activities, sector trends, and deals in 2019.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Feb 5, 2020
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    Do you have 2020 vision on your FX transactions?

    Read our analysis on how best to hedge FX risks and how we advise funds and businesses on optimal pricing for their FX transactions.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Feb 3, 2020
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    Interest rate swaption

    An interest rate swaption is an option that provides the borrower with the right but not the obligation to enter into an interest rate swap on an agreed date(s) in the future on terms protected by the swaption.

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    Corporates
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    Request your benchmark study

    This independent study of more than 1,400 U.S. public companies examines their risk exposures, hedging, capital markets activity, and hedge accounting practices. Request the report to see how your debt and hedging practices compared with your peers.

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    Corporates
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    Cancellable swap

    A cancellable swap is a combination of an interest rate swap and a receiver’s swaption that may be cancelled by the borrower at no cost on an agreed future date.

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    Corporates
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    Interest rate collar

    An interest rate collar is an option used to hedge exposure to interest rate moves. It protects a borrower against rising rates and establishes a floor on declining rates through the purchase of an interest rate cap and the simultaneous sale of an interest rate floor.

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    Corporates
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    Commodity call option

    A commodity call option is a contract granting the consumer the right but the not the obligation to buy a specified quantity of a commodity from a producer at a set price before a fixed future date.

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    Corporates
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    Commodity put option

    A commodity put option is a contract that grants the producer the right but not the obligation to sell a specified quantity of a commodity to the consumer at a fixed price before a stated future date.

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    Corporates
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    Interest rate swap and floor

    An interest rate swap and floor is a combination of an interest rate swap with the purchase of an interest rate floor.

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    Corporates
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    FX forward

    An FX forward is a contractual agreement between the client and the bank, or a non-bank provider, to exchange a pair of currencies at a set rate on a future date.

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    Corporates
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    Participating interest rate swap

    A participating interest rate swap is a derivative instrument that combines an interest rate swap with an interest rate cap. A portion of the debt is hedged with a swap and the remainder with a cap.

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    Corporates
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    FX Swap/Rollover

    An FX Swap/Rollover is a strategy that allows the client to roll forward the exchange of currencies at the maturity (settlement) of a Forward contract.

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    Corporates
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    FX option

    An FX option is a contract that confers on the holder the right but not the obligation to exchange an amount of one currency for another at a pre-agreed rate (strike rate) on or before a pre-agreed date.

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    Corporates
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    FX Collar

    An FX collar involves buying a cap and selling a floor on the same currencies with the same expiration date. The two options set the upper and lower strike prices.

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    Corporates
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    ChathamDirect 2019 product updates

    To deliver on the advantages clients gain from our seamless integration of advisory, operations, and technology, the ChathamDirect team continually enhances our platform, streamlining the way users manage their exposures, hedging policies, execution, valuations, and hedge accounting.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Dec 30, 2019
  • Press Release

    Chatham crowned Risk Management Advisory Firm of the Year

    JCRA, now part of Chatham Financial, the independent financial risk management advisory, is delighted to announce that it has been recognised as Risk Management Advisory Firm of the Year at the GlobalCapital Global Derivatives Awards 2019.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Sep 25, 2019
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    White Paper

    The end of LIBOR: A guide for treasurers

    This white paper is intended to help treasurers prepare for the disappearance of the financial sector’s most important number.

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    Corporates
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