Equity and Mortgage REITs

Earnings volatility is a key concern for Real Estate Investment Trusts. With the need to transparently communicate to stockholders, investors and partners, along with obligations for SEC filings, REITs demand effective capital markets strategies and efficient treasury management solutions. Whatever the composition of the portfolio, REITs must manage their assets with a high degree of


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Hedge Accounting

what is hedge accounting, accounting hedging, IFRS, IFRS13

The right hedge accounting can reduce volatility in your financials
As a real estate company filing with the SEC or providing transparency to investors, you are responsible for financial reporting. If you’re hedging you have sensitivity to the resulting volatility in earnings, and you can benefit from hedge accounting that navigates standards from the FASB


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Hedge Accounting

Private equity hedging, private equity

A strong hedge accounting program can reduce or eliminate earnings volatility
Investors who wish to avoid surprise risks or auditor scrutiny can depend on Chatham’s expertise in hedge accounting. Whether you have SEC filing obligations, need to provide transparency to investors, or wish to establish a consistent earnings track record, we can successfully navigate the


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Hoaxes, Deception and Lip-Synching

2013 will be the year of the snake, and because of the serpent’s association with delusion and subterfuge, those who subscribe to the mythology behind the calendar anticipate an added helping of deceptive behavior this year. So far, we’re off to a roaring start!


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Regulators Finalize Key Rule on Entity Definitions

On April 18 the CFTC and SEC approved a final rule defining the terms “swap dealers,” “major swap participants,” and “eligible contract participants.”


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The Executive Order

“President Obama this week issued an executive order that would, in his words, “[make] it our mission to root out regulations that conflict


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