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Chatham Financial is an independent financial risk management firm helping clients overcome common yet complex capital markets challenges. Chatham's resource center provides market insights, white papers, webinars, and other materials on a variety of debt and derivatives topics.

  • Global Outlook Darkens

    Global Outlook Darkens

    U.S. equities suffered their third straight week of declines last week as the flight to safe-haven assets took center stage sparked by weak global economic data...

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  • Semi-Annual Market Update

    Semi-Annual Market Update

    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, and more.

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  • Helping End Users Navigate the Transition to IBOR Alternatives

    Helping End Users Navigate the Transition to IBOR Alternatives

    Chatham Financial has drafted a list of principles and potential actions to facilitate the transition from LIBOR and protect end users against unnecessary costs, risks, and disruption.

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  • SOFR Forward Curve: Jump Bootstrapper

    SOFR Forward Curve: Jump Bootstrapper

    The background, methodology, and applicability for Chatham Financial’s SOFR forward curve, taking into account key dates such as FOMC meetings.

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  • Strategic Opportunities Under the Revised Hedge Accounting Standard

    Strategic Opportunities Under the Revised Hedge Accounting Standard

    The new hedge accounting guidance expands the strategies that qualify for hedge accounting and introduces new opportunities for companies to mitigate earnings volatility.

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  • Corporate Borrowers Must Engage More in SOFR Phase-In

    Corporate Borrowers Must Engage More in SOFR Phase-In

    Corporate borrowers are running out of time to weigh in on SOFR as the benchmark rate to replace LIBOR.

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  • Setting Up Treasury at High-Growth Companies: Informed Insights from Chatham Financial

    Setting Up Treasury at High-Growth Companies: Informed Insights from Chatham Financial

    At what point does a high-growth company need a treasurer? Amol Dhargalkar discusses the right time to start or expand a treasury department and how to balance talent and technology for maximum effect

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  • How FASB can help hedge accountants weather the LIBOR transition

    How FASB can help hedge accountants weather the LIBOR transition

    Rob Anderson, product manager at Chatham Financial, discusses the FASB guidance and time required to transition from LIBOR to another benchmark rate.

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  • LIBOR Transition: Replacements Begin Addressing Cash Products

    LIBOR Transition: Replacements Begin Addressing Cash Products

    Eric Juzenas discusses the possibility of variations to ARRC’s fallback language, but says it will be used as a starting point for most dealers and lenders updating their documentation.

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  • CFTC's Proposed Revision of SEF Trade Execution Requirements

    CFTC's Proposed Revision of SEF Trade Execution Requirements

    Chatham Financial provided comment on the CFTC's proposed revision of the SEF Trade Execution Requirements, showing how these revisions could negatively impact the bespoke swaps market end users.

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  • ChathamDirect - February 2019

    ChathamDirect - February 2019

    As part of our ongoing efforts to deliver the most advanced treasury risk management system in the marketplace, ChathamDirect is pleased to introduce the latest enhancements to our platform.

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  • Response to the CFTC Request for Input on Ethereum Blockchain

    Response to the CFTC Request for Input on Ethereum Blockchain

    Chatham Financial discusses the current state and future of Ethereum Blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in response to a request from the CFTC.

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  • ARRC Consultations for Fallback Contract Language

    ARRC Consultations for Fallback Contract Language

    U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that banks would no longer be compelled by the FCA to support LIBOR past the end of 2021.

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  • Term Versions of LIBOR-Replacement Rates Pick Up Steam

    Term Versions of LIBOR-Replacement Rates Pick Up Steam

    Eric Juzenas, a director in the Chatham Financial global regulatory solutions team, said that a hardwired approach has benefits over the long run because of the certainty and transparency it provides.

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  • How to Measure the Success of Your Customer Swap Program

    How to Measure the Success of Your Customer Swap Program

    You launched a customer swap program for your financial institution. You may have one swap, or many swaps, under your belt and you want to understand just how successful your program has been.

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  • 5 Treasury Trends to Watch in 2019

    5 Treasury Trends to Watch in 2019

    The year is closing with tremendous market uncertainty, requiring treasury and finance professionals to re-evaluate their risk management strategies with a particular focus on these 5 key trends.

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  • Swaps users wary of hedge accounting hit from Brexit transfer

    Swaps users wary of hedge accounting hit from Brexit transfer

    Zwi Sacho, head of the European hedge accounting and advisory team at consultancy Chatham Financial, discusses how derivatives users are in a predicament over how to manage existing swaps.

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  • CFTC Proposes Relaxed Swap Rules

    CFTC Proposes Relaxed Swap Rules

    Christopher Bender discusses how CFTC white paper will provide a roadmap for the regulatory agency’s goal of reforming cross-border swap rules, providing users with less work and adding more liquidity

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  • Hedge Accounting: 5 Advantages of Early Adopting ASU 2017-12

    Hedge Accounting: 5 Advantages of Early Adopting ASU 2017-12

    The FASB issued ASU 2017-12 in an effort to make targeted improvements to hedge accounting. Many companies plan to early adopt the new standard because it offers strategic benefits.

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  • Video: Tools to Manage Interest Rate Risk

    Video: Tools to Manage Interest Rate Risk

    Interest rate risk is embedded in every financial institution’s balance sheet. Board members should encourage their management teams to consider adding derivatives to their tool kit.

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