Translation Frustration: Tackling FX Earnings Risk
April 14, 2016 | 1PM ET | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording Available
Volatile FX markets have taken a toll on many companies’ earnings performance. While many companies have begun to wrap their arms around transaction risks
How Strong is your FX Hedge Accounting Foundation?
February 25, 2016 | 2 – 3PM ET | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording Available
Have you ever been part of a conversation regarding foreign exchange risk, thought everyone was on the same page, but ended
Common Challenges to Hedging FX Risk
Chatham Financial White Papers – October 2015
Early 2015 ushered in currency volatility and dollar strength unseen in decades. Every day, new headlines of companies negatively impacted by large exchange rate movements greeted readers of financial news. Earnings calls are littered with references to “constant currency” impacts and
Accountancy Live: Accounting for floating rate loans under IFRS, FRS 102
June 22, 2015, Accountancy Live
By Zwi Sacho, Chatham Financial
“Preparers and auditors should should carefully consider the accounting consequences when encountering floors in floating rate loans under IFRS and FRS 102, says Zwi Sacho ACA, director of the corporate accounting advisory practice at
POLAR: Path of Least Accounting Resistance
Selection of the desired interest rate risk position and the corresponding transactions that can be used to broadly support a desired change in a financial institution’s interest rate risk position is critical, but unfortunately, only half the story. The next steps in the larger balance sheet
Part 1: The Impact of Applying Hedge Accounting Under IFRS 9
The IASB issued IFRS 9 in November 2013 in an attempt to simplify the complexities associated with applying hedge accounting under IAS 39. Understanding the impact of IFRS 9 is an important consideration for any company seeking to apply hedge accounting.
Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment
A Fortune 100 technology company with international operations and multiple hedging programs involving exchange-traded and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives across different asset classes, including foreign exchange, interest rates, and credit.
The company was concerned about the impact of new derivatives regulations on its hedging programs, including
Corporate Case Study: Tracking & Reporting for Hedges
A global musical instruments manufacturer and distributor who actively manages FX and interest rate risk exposures.
The company was managing over 1,500 derivative instruments in Excel and was applying hedge accounting for more than half of their derivatives portfolio. They were applying a
Corporate Case Study: Strategy & Accounting
A global packaging and manufacturing company with over $7 billion in revenues and a complex capital structure.
The company had recently issued fixed rate financing and was considering converting it to variable via a pay-variable, receive-fixed interest rate swap. Management’s objective was to achieve
Part III: Hedge Accounting: Several key developments in the world of hedge accounting last year could impact your derivatives and hedging programs this year.