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Impact of Upcoming FASB Changes on FX Hedgers

Posted by Ruth Hardie

Effectiveness measurement is expected to be eliminated for companies hedging foreign currency risk. Small mismatches in timing between instrument maturity and hedged item recording will no longer be measured and accelerated into income.

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Accounting Considerations When Hedging Yield on Future Bond Issuances

Posted by Glenn Suarez

Hedge accounting guidance under GAAP does not always mesh cleanly with market practices related to a derivative strategy and underlying hedged item.

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Impact of Upcoming FASB Changes on Commodity Hedgers

Posted by Ruth Hardie

An upcoming Exposure Draft, which the FASB is expected to issue before the end of Q3, will contain sweeping changes for commodity hedgers.

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Software Spotlight: Capella FXall Trading Portal

Posted by Rebecca Judge

FXall is a widely used trading platform providing electronic trading in foreign exchange markets to corporate treasurers and other investors.

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How to Win Board Approval for a Hedge Program

Posted by Sandra Koch

When it comes to gaining final approval from the board of directors to implement a foreign currency hedge program, the bottom line for treasury is this: Be prepared.

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‘Locking in’ USD: Hedging in Growth Mode

Posted by Helen Kane

Currency volatility is driving companies to implement hedge programs earlier and earlier in their growth cycles, with eyes on “locking in” current rates to protect their financials.

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Getting You to the Top: Part VI. Hedge Accounting

Posted by Helen Kane

There is a widespread perception among those new to foreign currency hedging that special hedge accounting can be extraordinarily complex. Is this true?

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FASB Publishes Article on Coming Exposure Draft

Posted by Ruth Hardie

A new FASB article examines some of the thought behind the highly anticipated Exposure Draft dealing with hedge accounting.

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CapellaFX Software Spotlight: Password Management

Posted by Annebelle Syrimis

Capella users can change their password anytime by selecting the “New Password” tab under the Capella main menu in the “User Preferences” module.

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