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    LIBOR transition market brief — Q3 2020

    Chatham's update on the LIBOR transition, summarizing upcoming deadlines, recent news, and available resources to help you stay current as the market transitions away from LIBOR.

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    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Aug 6, 2020
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    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 by our clients asked about how the transition will affect them.

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    Real Estate
    Post Date
    Aug 6, 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.

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    Corporates
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    Key trends in life insurance operations

    Three key life insurance industry trends have important ramifications and create strategic opportunities for insurers’ derivative operations and hedging programs.

    Category
    Insurance
    Post Date
    Jul 18, 2020
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    How insurance accounting teams can enable new investment strategies | Hedging floating rate investments

    Investment accounting professionals can add significant value by proactively preparing, both technically and operationally, to support new hedging strategies.

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    Insurance
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    Third-Party Swaps: we’ve got control issues

    See how introducing Third-Party Swaps into the mix may seem simple at first, but can result in control issues for one of the bank’s greatest assets – its customers.

    Category
    Financial Institutions
    Post Date
    Jul 10, 2020
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    The true cost of hedging

    Ensuring an effective, compliant hedging program means assessing both visible and hidden costs across all hedging activities, including strategy and pricing, legal and regulatory, and accounting.

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    Corporates
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    Interest rate swap pricing: pulling back the curtain on syndication

    To choose the best interest rate hedging strategy, understand the pros and cons of derivative syndication as opposed to competitive auctions, direct negotiation and other alternatives.

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    Corporates
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    COVID-19 impacts on future debt issuances

    Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Treasury rates reached all-time lows. Treasurers can take advantage by swapping floating rate debt to fixed and hedging future debt issuances out as far as two years.

    Category
    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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    Hedging and COVID-19: 3 key considerations

    Corporations managing financial risk in today's volatile market should consider increasing their fixed-rate debt percentage, adopting enhanced hedge accounting approaches, and addressing rate-floor mismatches.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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    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.

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    Corporates
    Post Date
    Jun 25, 2020
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    Market volatility impacts fuel markets

    The Saudi/Russia price war, coupled with steady declines in consumption, sent prices for crude and products into free fall, which can meaningfully impact fuel hedging programs.

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    Corporates
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