Hedge Accounting Changes: What, Where, When and How March 15, 2018 | 2PM EDT / 11AM PDT | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial Please join us for an in depth review of the new hedge accounting standard (ASU No. 2017-12) and better understand the effects it could have on your hedging program. During our session we will walk through what has changed, where you will see the impacts, when you can adopt, and how that process can be best accomplished. In this webinar, we will cover the following learning objectives: – Understand changes to the hedge accounting standard – Uncover potential new opportunities and strategies available as a result of the changes – Familiarize yourself with the steps necessary for adoption Speakers: Aaron Jacob, CPA is a manager on the Accounting Advisory team providing solutions for FX,…

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Market Update: Banking in Uncertain Times – March 13, 2018 March 13, 2018 | 2PM EDT / 11AM PDT | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial In today’s competitive lending environment, banks need to find ways to differentiate themselves from their peers to attract and serve the needs of their customers. As the interest rate environment begins to shift away from an extended period of low rates and as customers look for the best terms, understanding how changing economic factors affect lending strategies is key to success. This webinar provides bankers, relationship managers, and lenders critical insights they need to better serve their customers and succeed in today’s marketplace. In this webinar, we will explore these important issues: – Timely discussion about the current interest rate environment – Using swap-based strategies to win business from your competitors –…

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Quarterly Market Update: Current Themes in Balance Sheet Risk Management February 13, 2018 | 2PM EDT / 11AM PDT | 30 minutes | Online | by Chatham Financial View This Webinar In this installment of Chatham Financial’s Quarterly Market Update webinar series, we examine the factors driving the markets and discuss the risk management strategies being considered across our clientele. We also discuss how financial institutions are beginning to take advantage of newly available hedging strategies in the loan and securities portfolios. Todd and Dave share their perspective on the interest rate risk management concerns of bank management teams. Speakers: Todd Cuppia joined Chatham in 2015 as Director of Balance Sheet Strategies for financial institutions. Prior to joining Chatham, Todd spent eleven years with Stifel Financial as a Managing Director in the Fixed Income Research and Strategy Group as the…

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FI Market Update: The Uncertainty Principle February 14, 2017 | 2PM EST | 1/2 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording Available Download This Webinar In this installment of Chatham’s financial institution quarterly market update webinar series, we will examine the factors driving the economy, the elevated volatility in global markets, and the potential impact that these variables may have on the way financial institutions manage economic risks. We will discuss practical considerations for balance sheet risk management, fixed income portfolio management, and customer hedging programs. We will also discuss specific strategies that financial institutions are using to manage their risks in this period of heightened volatility and uncertainty. In this webinar, Chatham will cover the following learning objectives: – A practical understanding of global economic and political drivers currently impacting the capital markets – Insight into strategies…

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Fans of superpower action movies often divide into clear ideological camps. Some swear by the shield-tossing Captain America, others by the acrobatic Catwoman, and still others by the techno-gadget-using Ironman. Those with superpowers tend to be solitary creatures, and while there is no shortage of team-based comic books to adapt into blockbuster films, many movies portray the superpower-wielding hero working alone. That’s no big surprise, of course – it has to be tough to explain violent fits of rage (not to mention turning green), secret web-spinning tendencies, or the ability to lift cars with only a pinky after never having joined a gym. Even when the mighty protagonists need a little assist, it’s very clear who runs the show and who is the sidekick. But now, thanks to aggressive director Zach Snyder, we are about to witness typical action film-making…

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