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The Forest & The Trees: Keeping Your Cash Flow Hedge Program in Perspective

Posted by Sandra Koch

Every cash flow hedge program begins with the best intentions: Reducing the impact FX, interest rate or commodity volatility has on anticipated revenues and expenses.

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FASB Hedge Accounting Exposure Draft: What You Need to Know

Posted by Helen Kane

The FASB has released a new Exposure Draft intended to simplify hedge accounting. Here’s what you need to know.

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Hedge Accounting Rules: Relief (Still) on the Way

Posted by Glenn Suarez

An exposure draft which will update current hedge accounting rules is in the works, though delayed. Hedgers can expect relief from some of the more onerous hedge accounting requirements.

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Software Spotlight: Tips and Tricks

Posted by Karen Gubler

Check out these CapellaFX tips and tricks for a smooth and efficient fourth quarter.

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Identifying Sources of Risk Within Your Spreadsheets

Posted by Jeff Goggins

It’s no secret that hedge accounting can be extraordinarily complex – particularly when it comes to accounting for derivatives used to hedge anticipated revenue and expenses.

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Making Hedge Program Analytics Actionable

Posted by Sandra Koch

No balance sheet hedge program will ever result in perfect canceling of FX volatility. But you can always understand why.

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Volatility and Interest Rate Hedging

Posted by Helen Kane

While there is no way to keep major, market-affecting events from occurring, it is possible to insulate yourself from the effects.

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Software Spotlight: How to Setup Dual Trade Approval

Posted by Annebelle Syrimis

Capella offers customization with regards to FX approvals. As a system control you can require that approval be given before certain actions, such as trade execution or strategy use.

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Two Big Wins for Simplicity in Hedge Accounting

Posted by Ruth Hardie

The FASB met Wednesday to discuss hedging and make several clarification decisions about the expected exposure draft. What has us so excited? That would be these two clarifications, which are great news for FX and interest rate hedgers.

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