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Euro-Denominated Debt as a Net Investment Hedge: Good Idea?

Posted by Helen Kane

With three-month EURIBOR negative, more and more U.S.-based companies are seriously considering Euro-denominated debt as a less expensive way to re-finance their U.S. dollar debt.

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Notes on FASB’s Recent ASU 2016-01

Posted by Ruth Hardie

You might have noticed recently that FASB has issued Accounting Standards Update 2016-01, “Financial Instruments – Overall (Subtopic 825-10).”

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CapellaFX Software Spotlight: Accessing SSAE 16 Documentation

Posted by Annebelle Syrimis

Have you ever been asked to provide SSAE 16 reports or bridge letters about CapellaFX software? They’re easily accessible, right in the CapellaFX Support Desk customer service portal.

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Getting You to the Top: Part V. Performance Reporting & Analytics

Posted by Helen Kane

Above all else, a balance sheet hedge program is about risk mitigation – minimizing the volatility that foreign currency exposure can drive into a corporation’s P&L.

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Capella Software Spotlight: Printing and Saving a Group of Trade Tickets

Posted by Rebecca Judge

Have you ever needed to print or save a group of trade tickets for internal documentation purposes or auditors? With CapellaFX you can easily do that.

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Restructured Swaps: What Can You Expect?

Posted by Ruth Hardie

In recent months, a trend has emerged: More and more companies are restructuring their pay-fixed receive-floating swaps by shifting the floating leg from the three-month LIBOR rate to the one-month LIBOR rate.

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Getting You to the Top: Part IV. Forward Contracts

Posted by Helen Kane

In a standard corporate hedge program, receivables, payables and intercompany balances (as well as other monetary assets/liabilities) have little influence on operating margin, as gain/loss is frequently reported as Other Income & Expense.

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Capella Software Spotlight: Resizing a Window

Posted by Rebecca Judge

Have you ever been in Capella and not been able to see the whole window? Is the window so big that the buttons at the bottom aren’t showing or perhaps you can’t see the top of your screen any longer?

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Novations Will No Longer Trigger Automatic Dedesignation

Posted by Ruth Hardie

A change in the counterparty of a derivative instrument designed as a hedging instrument will no longer automatically require dedesignation and redesignation.

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