May 29, 2019

FASB Issues Narrow-Scope Improvements to Financial Instruments Standards

Posted by Ruth Hardie
In August 2017, the Financial Accounting Standards Board released ASU No. 2017-12, accounting guidance designed to better align a hedge program with an organization’s risk management objectives as reflected on financial statements. While the...
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May 16, 2019

Hedge Trackers Comments On Canadian Producers Hedging Oil

Posted by Karen Gubler
Reuters - “Canadian, Brazilian oil producers lock in revenues as prices rally: sources"
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May 16, 2019

Banking In the UK: The Mass Exodus

Posted by Ruth Hardie
The uncertainty of Brexit accompanied by the phasing out of LIBOR has turned the financial services industry in Europe on its head. As organizations take precautions amidst the uncertainty, it has become evident that the number one financial hub...
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May 02, 2019

Hedge Trackers Comments on LIBOR'S Looming End

Posted by Ruth Hardie & Farah Lotia
Bloomberg Tax - “LIBOR'S Looming End Leaves Hedgers, Lenders in a Bind"Nicola M. White, Reporter "This is really so pervasive, it’s going to affect literally every company out there,' said Ernie de Lachica, senior director at BDO USA LLP. Any...
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May 02, 2019

Hedge Trackers Comments On Replacing the Most Important Number in the World

Posted by Ruth Hardie
Bloomberg Opinion - “How Do You Replace the Most Important Number in the World?" Satyajit Das, writing for Bloomberg "A further issue relates to hedging interest rate risk. The nascent derivative markets in new benchmarks don’t currently...
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April 02, 2019

Farah Lotia Comments on Global Risks in 2019

Posted by Farah Lotia
Visual Capitalist “The Top Global Risks in 2019” "91% of respondents to the Global Risks Perception Survey indicated that economic confrontation/frictions between major powers were an expected risk increase in 2019."
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April 02, 2019

Hedge Trackers Comments on Libor's Demise

Posted by Helen Kane & Ruth Hardie
Global Finance “Fear and Loathing On The Road to Libor's Demise”
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December 28, 2018

Are New Lease Accounting Rules About To Disrupt Your Balance Sheet Hedge Program?

Posted by Helen Kane
  Under new lease accounting rules, what was once a long-term operating lease off the balance sheet is now a monetary liability, while the offsetting lease asset is non-monetary. 
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November 30, 2018

Why AFP Conference 2018 Was All About Hedging

Posted by Mary Ellen Saunders
The talk of the town at AFP Conference 2018 was the importance of hedging. The majority of attendees were treasury professionals who deal with the concept of hedging every day, especially what it means in 2018 and looking ahead to 2019.
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