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    How to increase FX hedging capacity while maintaining hedge accounting

    In times of high FX volatility and economic uncertainty, companies can employ strategies to hedge more exposure economically while still qualifying for hedge accounting. Ryan Boos shares how Nike gained flexibility and increased hedge accounting capacity.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Maximizing flexibility and continuity in treasury operations

    Business continuity looms large for corporations in today’s market. Treasury teams must preserve liquidity and ensure operational continuity amid shifting priorities. Working with lean teams, companies must avoid operational risk due to key person risk, remote trading, or inefficiency.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Enhanced management reporting for hedge accounting

    Communicate your hedge accounting program clearly and concisely to stakeholders.

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    Corporates
  • Article

    Buying treasury technology: All-in-one vs. best-of-breed

    Treasury technology falls into one of two categories: All-in-one or best-of-breed. Both approaches are viable options for making treasury’s life operationally easier. The determination for which choice is right for you depends on your organization's growth and your specific needs.

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    Corporates
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    Article

    FAQ: GBP LIBOR transition to SONIA

    GBP LIBOR will transition to SONIA, likely by the end of 2021. Chatham's experts answer the most pressing questions asked by our clients about how the transition will affect them.

    Category
    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Sep 11, 2020
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    Article

    FAQ: USD LIBOR transition to SOFR

    USD LIBOR will transition to SOFR, likely by the end of 2021. Chatham's experts answer the most pressing questions asked by our clients about how the transition will affect them.

    Category
    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Sep 11, 2020
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    Designation strategies using simplified documentation could make hedge accounting more complicated

    Companies must understand the facts and circumstances in which documenting and applying a simplified hedge accounting approach is appropriate or risk invalidating the hedging relationship.

    Category
    Corporates
  • Guide

    Financial risk management serving commercial real estate since 1991

    Chatham Financial is the largest independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. A leader in debt and derivative solutions, we provide access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools, and an incomparable team to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate and FX exposures.

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    Real Estate
  • Guide

    Solutions that grow with your institution

    As your financial institution grows, either organically or through acquisition, new challenges emerge. As the largest independent hedging advisory firm with decades of experience, partnering with Chatham Financial ensures your institution's healthy and continuous growth.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
  • Guide

    Strategic opportunities under the revised hedge accounting standard

    The new hedge accounting guidance expands the strategies that qualify for hedge accounting and introduces new opportunities for companies to mitigate earnings volatility.

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    Corporates
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    Article

    Reducing the impact of forecast errors

    Forecasts for many companies have significantly changed, therefore impacting both FX and commodity hedging programs, and the accounting for these programs.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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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.

    Category
    Corporates
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    Guide

    Hedge accounting advisory for financial institutions

    Hedge accounting can be challenging to “get right” and tough to apply, so designing an effective hedging strategy and achieving the intended results is important for financial institutions.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
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    Article

    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.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Apr 20, 2020
  • Guide

    Hedge accounting considerations for loan deferrals

    Learn about the hedge accounting considerations and impacts for loan deferrals as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
    Post Date
    Apr 9, 2020
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    Article

    ASU 2020-04: Reference Rate Reform

    Highlights and analysis of the ASU 2020-04, Reference Rate Reform (ASC 848): Facilitation of the Effects of Reference Rate Reform on Financial Reporting.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
    Post Date
    Mar 14, 2020
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    Understanding ASC 848

    Answers to key questions about the FASB's new update, ASC 848 Reference Rate Reform, and what you need to know about the optional relief it can provide.

    Post Date
    Feb 25, 2020
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    Article

    Key financing trends for Australian renewables

    Rishin Patel, managing director at Chatham Financial, highlights the top nine trends for the Australian renewables market in GLIO Journal.

    Category
    Infrastructure
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    White Paper

    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.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Feb 5, 2020
  • 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.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Sep 25, 2019
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    Article

    SEC raises expectations for public disclosures on LIBOR transition risks

    Chatham's methodology for entities to assess their LIBOR transition activities and risks to meet the SEC's new expectations for disclosure.

    Post Date
    Sep 20, 2019
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    Article

    FASB update removes roadblock to hedging with derivatives

    A lot has changed since the mid-1980s, when derivatives were known as “off-balance sheet” instruments because there was not a neat way to fit them onto a firm’s financial statements.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
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