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Hedge longer or hedge more? Amol Dhargalkar talks with The Wall Street Journal about companies becoming more aggressive or more cautious depending on the pandemic’s effects on their finances.
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
Matt Hoffman discusses how clearinghouse actions will be key in the move to SOFR.
Chatham Financial accepted the inaugural Hedging Adviser of the Year award at the 2020 Risk Awards. This new award recognizes excellence in providing independent advice to derivatives users.
Chatham Financial announced today that it has acquired the JCRA Group, significantly expanding the firm’s presence in Europe to create a global powerhouse in financial risk management solutions.
Chatham Financial's technology team earned the Best Solution Architecture Award at Barclay’s DerivHack 2019 in New York. This is the second consecutive year that Chatham’s team has won the award.
Comparing solutions for constructing a term-SOFR curve: Matt Hoffman comments on the methodology Chatham has used to create daily, monthly, and quarterly term-SOFR curves.
Chatham CPA Rob Anderson explains how FASB's recently proposed Topic 848 allows hedge accounting to continue if a contract is modified as a result of reference rate reform.
LIBOR-backed securities, sold with poor fallback language to apply if LIBOR ceases in 2021, require investors to familiarize themselves with fallback provisions.
Rob Anderson, product manager at Chatham Financial, discusses the FASB guidance and time required to transition from LIBOR to another benchmark rate.
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.
FX risk management is getting tricky as currency volatility increases.
Rob Anderson, director in Chatham Financial’s hedge accounting practice, discusses FASB’s guidance on the transition to SOFR.
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.
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.
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.
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
Chatham’s Rob Mangrelli’s statement today at the CFTC on key challenges with the transition from LIBOR for end users.
Working on a lean treasury team can be a difficult job. The large number of areas that have to be covered and the amount of information that needs to be gathered, analyzed and understood is daunting.