September 13, 2017

The Rising EURO- Showcases the Advantages of Hedge Accounting

Posted by Jim Shepard
The critical role of hedging global operations is rarely recognized. Read on as we examine the importance and how it can save your company’s earnings. Currency movements – whether overnight surprises like the GBP’s free fall the morning after...
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August 15, 2017

New Hedge Accounting Guidance Prep Checkup

Posted by Glenn Suarez
In anticipation of the new hedging guidance, here are a few best practices for a solid foundation before implementing the updates.
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June 22, 2017

Explaining Variation in FX Forecast

Posted by Hedge Trackers
If you need to explain the potential reasons for the variation in your FX forecast, Hedge Trackers’ FX Graphs is the tool you want to meet this need.
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June 19, 2017

Software Spotlight: Using the Copy Feature

Posted by Neil Mirakhur
Does anyone like inputting the same information twice?  If not, CapellaFX has a feature that you should know about. There is a system feature that allows you to copy trade information from one trade to another.  In the trade window, pull up the...
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June 13, 2017

Hedge Trackers’ Solution to Manage Currency and Accounting Risk

Posted by Jim Shepard
The client stopped missing forecasts due to currency movements when Hedge Trackers showed senior management that hedging could mitigate currency risk without increasing accounting risk. The Background: Currency movements were wreaking havoc on...
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May 08, 2017

Targeted Improvements to Hedge Accounting: Latest Update

Posted by Ruth Hardie
The FASB continues to fine-tune its improvements to hedge accounting rules, which are due for final release later this quarter with early adoption available at the start of a company’s fiscal year. The general trend has been to relax the hedge...
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April 05, 2017

Software Spotlight: How to Print Multiple Trade Tickets

Posted by Rebecca Judge
Capella providers users with the ability to print multiple trade tickets at once. It is simple and easy to do.
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March 07, 2017

Hedging Balance Sheet Risk: Going From Good to Great

Posted by Jim Shepard
In some respects, Treasury has a dual burden where Balance Sheet hedging is concerned. Not only does the typical Treasury professional need to understand currency markets and derivatives, but he or she is often responsible for explaining the results...
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February 21, 2017

More Good News from the FASB

Posted by Ruth Hardie
In response to comment letters and FASB roundtables the FASB further relaxed effectiveness testing requirements in the proposed derivative accounting update, now permitting preparers to return to qualitative effectiveness testing after there have...
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