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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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FASB Discusses Hedge Accounting Transition

Posted by Helen Kane

In the latest development leading up to FASB’s highly anticipated Accounting Standards Update dealing with hedge accounting, the Board has discussed and made tentative decisions on several transition items.

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CapellaFX Software Spotlight: Creating a Support Ticket

Posted by Karen Gubler

Occasionally, users need a hand with CapellaFX. Our client support team is here to help. The easiest way to get in touch with us is creating a support ticket directly within CapellaFX.

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Pros and Cons of ‘Blend & Extend’ for Interest Rate Swaps

Posted by Ruth Hardie & Glenn Suarez

In recent months, numerous clients have asked us to weigh in on the possibility of “blend and extend” (sometimes called “amend and extend”) for their interest rate swaps.

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Is Your Hedge Program at Risk Due to OECD’s BEPS Action Program?

Posted by Helen Kane

Cost-plus tax strategies are under fire. And in Australia they may be faced with extinction. What might that mean for your hedge program? The impact will depend on your current structure and hedge program.

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Notes on ASU 2016-03 & New FASB Guidance

Posted by Helen Kane

We have two notes dealing with FASB this week: Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-03, and the highly anticipated new hedge accounting guidelines.

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