In a recent interview feature with Thrive Global, Hedge Trackers founder and CEO Helen Kane reflects on the lessons she has learned in her journey from taking the leap as an entrepreneur, carving out a niche in hedge accounting and attracting top talent with a unique, flexible work model.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board enacted new rules for derivatives and hedging to take effect at the start of 2019. The new standards eliminate many of the obstacles companies face when trying to implement hedge accounting programs.
Hedge Trackers made the donation via the American Red Cross, LDS Humanitarian Fund, North Valley Community Foundation Camp Fire Relief, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, and the California Fire Foundation.
Hardie will be speaking on the recently issued standards and FASB’s new guidance on accounting for hedging activities.
Ruth Hardie provides guidance on whether adding SOFR OIS as a benchmark rate will be ready to use or not.
Koch to discuss commodity risk, common hedging methods and a client use-case to demonstrate principles of hedging tools.
Kane will educate accounting professionals on currency risk, and how to hedge it under the new rules.
As the trade and tariff wars continue, companies are beginning to turn more frequently to non-GAAP accounting to try to explain the resulting currency volatility in reported financial results.
Sandra Koch weighs in on the most disruptive changes regarding the hedge accounting guidance under U.S. GAAP and IFRS.