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Capella Software Spotlight: Sorting Trades

Posted by Rebecca Judge

Did you know you can easily sort trades in the “Trigger and Release” window of “Period Close”?

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Don’t Let Derivative Accounting Hold You Back

Posted by Helen Kane

A lack of derivative accounting resources should not hold your organization back from hedging foreign currency. Even if you don’t have this particular expertise in-house, there are ways to get it – enabling you to enjoy the benefits of an effective FX hedge program.

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Should Derivative Contract Novation Mean Hedge Accounting Dedesignation?

Posted by Ruth Hardie

An exposure draft issued yesterday by the FASB clarifies that a novation of a derivative from one counterparty to another is NOT necessarily an automatic dedesignation.

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FASB Board Moves EITFs 15-D and 15-E to a 60-Day Public Comment Period

Posted by Ruth Hardie

Two EITFs submitted for public comment period by FASB Board

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When Should a Derivative Mature?

Posted by Sandra Koch

One of the most common foreign exchange hedging questions we receive at Hedge Trackers deals with when derivatives should mature. While the full story is rather complex, the top-line answer is relatively simple.

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FASB Decision-Making Meeting Recap: June 29, 2015

Posted by Ruth Hardie

The FASB met on June 29th in a decision-making meeting. There were three hedge accounting packages presented for board approval.

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EITF Reviews Call and Put Options on Debt Instruments

Posted by Ruth Hardie

Are puts and call options that can accelerate the repayment of principal in a debt instrument clearly and closely related or do they need to be bifurcated from the host debt instrument?

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Currency Risk a Priority in Corporate Contingency Plans

Posted by Helen Kane

In this interview with gtnews, Helen Kane, founder and president of Hedge Trackers LLC offers her views on the extent to which companies can mitigate the impact of various risks through contingency planning.

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Capella Software Spotlight: Entering Large Numbers

Posted by Karen Gubler

Did you know that there is an easy way to enter large numbers in Capella?

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