More companies are opting for hedge accounting

February 6, 2020 Amol Dhargalkar




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. Chatham's analysis of corporate hedging indicates that 53% of U.S. public companies with commodities hedging programs applied hedge accounting to them. The new standard also increased the proportion of companies with foreign exchange (FX) hedging programs that applied hedge accounting to them, from 63% in 2015 to 70% in 2018.

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Amol Dhargalkar

Amol is a Managing Director leading the Global Corporate Sector, serving companies focusing on interest rate, foreign currency and commodity risk management. He earned his BS in Chemical Engineering and Economics from Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar.

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