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Scott Balta


Corporates | Kennett Square, PA

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Scott is on Chatham’s Global Corporates team as a member of ChathamDirect, Chatham’s SaaS treasury risk management solution. ​He specializes in foreign currency risk management and business intelligence solutions. He previously worked on Chatham’s Treasury Advisory team, leading advisory projects focused on FX risk.

He graduated summa cum laude from Bucknell University with a bachelor's degree in mathematical economics.



Hidden drivers of FX gain/loss: stranded balances

“Stranded” or “shadow” balances have become a common problem for corporates looking to minimize FX gain/loss noise due to remeasuring balances. In this article, we’ll give some background on what these balances are, how to manage existing ones, and how to prevent new ones from forming.
Market Update

Inflation cools further, spurring optimism in markets

  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
The latest CPI data showed a substantial drop in year-over-year inflation for the month of June, inspiring some risk-on sentiment in markets and bringing a “soft landing” into focus for the Fed.

FX hedge execution: algorithmic trading considerations

  • Technology
While traditional phone and platform trading is still the most common approach for corporates hedging FX risk, interest in algorithmic execution has grown significantly in recent years. In this article, we’ll examine the fundamentals of algorithmic trading and assess the advantages and...


  • Corporates
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Foreign Currency Risk Management
  • Hedge Accounting

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