This brief guide will draw parallels between a successful fitness plan and developing a successful commodity risk management program, citing components and implications every treasury professional should consider and understand.
Other systems can check the boxes on the features, but ChathamDirect’s intuitive workflow can lead you quic...
The major U.S. equity indices moved higher on the week as optimism over the prospects of the development of an effective COVID-19 vaccine buoyed investor sentiment despite rising tensions between...
Investment accounting professionals can add significant value by proactively preparing, both technically and operationally, to support new hedging strategies.
This webinar examines current market conditions, drivers and indicators, communications from the Fed, along with potential opportunities and concerns for financial risk management programs.
Recent FASB decisions on the accounting impacts of COVID-19 created a gray area subject to interpretation and potential manipulation. Consistent, accurate accounting treatment will be critical.
The Saudi/Russia price war, coupled with steady declines in consumption, sent prices for crude and products into free fall, which can meaningfully impact fuel hedging programs.
Financial markets continue to search for a new equilibrium and organizations should proactively review foreign exchange hedging programs.
Forecasts for many companies have significantly changed, therefore impacting both FX and commodity hedging programs, and the accounting for these programs.
With the coronavirus pandemic creating a ripple effect in the economy, Amol Dhargalkar discusses how companies are looking to enhance their liquidity positions and secure access to credit with AFP.
Amol Dhargalkar discusses how corporate borrowers are moving quickly to lock in lower interest rates even as the coronavirus outbreak stops bond issuance in its tracks with Risk.net
hedging and COVID-19: How can your company address its financial risk management program in light of these unprecedented times?
Driven by the Coronavirus, U.S. Treasury rates reached all-time lows. Treasurers can take advantage by swapping floating rate debt to fixed and hedging future debt issuances out as far as two years.
Multiple standard deviation movements in currency rates since the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded has brought FX to the forefront. Here’s a list of common FX questions that Chatham has fielded.
New accounting standards and evolving geo-political climate present opportunities to bridge the gap between risk exposure and hedging practices
If your organization has London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR)-based contracts, the phaseout of LIBOR (i.e., reference rate reform) may impact your existing hedges and hedging relationships.
Today's flat-to-inverted yield curve represents an opportune time for companies with floating interest rate risk to lock in a level of certainty at a favorable rate.
Amol Dhargalkar discusses Chatham Financial's benchmark study report, which showed that early adopters of the new hedge accounting standard drove an uptick in the use of hedge accounting.
In this installment of Chatham’s semi-annual market update webinar series, we will examine current market conditions, drivers, and indicators, as well as communications from the Fed . . .
After December 31, 2021 the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) will no longer compel banks to submit rates for the calculation of LIBOR, which may lead to a permanent cessation of this benchmark.
In 2020 savvy corporate treasurers will be concerned with evaluating capital structure and interest rate risk, navigating the LIBOR transition, and developing operational efficiencies.
In 2019, ChathamDirect significantly advanced its platform, streamlining the way users manage their exposures, hedging policies, execution, valuations, and hedge accounting.