Overpaying for Baking Soda (and Underpaying for Ice Cream)

Every time we run to the grocery store or pharmacy for household staples like baking soda or ibuprofen, we’re faced with a choice – to buy the name brand or the store brand. On the one hand, there’s something reassuring about purchasing a nationally-recognized brand; after all, if they can afford to advertise during


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Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment

Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment
Our Client:
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.
Situation:
The company was concerned about the impact of new derivatives regulations on its hedging programs, including


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Regulatory Compliance

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Compliance without compromising hedging
OTC derivatives continue to evolve in this era of financial regulatory reform. Dodd-Frank and EMIR regulation are now actively enforced. These new standards have increased complexity and rigor for real estate companies. They must manage derivative-related documentation, policies and resolutions, as well as risk management operations.
While the changes in effect


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Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance
Derivatives regulatory reforms, under Dodd-Frank for the U.S. and EMIR for Europe, have transformed the landscape of the OTC derivatives market. Chatham Financial has brought its 20-plus years of experience advising end users in the over-the-counter derivatives market to the global policy debate on financial regulatory reform.
Experienced leadership: Our consultants have


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Regulatory Compliance

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Navigating derivatives regulation
The OTC derivatives market has undergone significant change as a result of global financial regulatory reforms under Dodd-Frank and EMIR. This makes derivatives as a tool for hedging risk much more complicated. Funds must now assess their structure and derivatives related strategies along with their related documentation, policies and post-trade procedures.
Those


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The Four Phases of Regulatory Engagement (aka the “LaRCO” Framework)

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) goes into effect January 1, 2013, and may have an adverse tax impact on certain payments made in derivative transactions.


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