How to Avoid the Wait for Higher Rates: Receive-Fixed Swap
After the Fed pushed the Fed Funds target to near zero-percent in the midst of the financial crisis the pre...
Back to Back Swaps
Help commercial customers make informed financing decisions by offering market-based, flexible, and transparent fixed rate solutions.
Slides: CBRE LIBOR Transition Training 9-24-19
Is it time for community institutions to reconsider derivatives?
Optimizing and Protecting Financial Institution’s Balance Sheet
Interest rate risk management is top of mind for senior managers at financial institutions and has been Chatham’s focus for decades.
Hedge Accounting for Financial Institutions
Hedge accounting can be challenging to “get right” and tough to apply, so designing an effective hedging strategy and achieving the intended results is important for financial institutions.
Slides: Debt valuation market update - Q2 2019
John Kjelstrom and Casey Irwin highlighted key drivers of debt valuation for Q2 2019. They also covered recent hot topics including market rates, the application of lending floors and volatility.
How Will Tax Reform Impact Financial Institutions’ Investment Portfolios
With the President signing off on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on December 22nd, 2017, financial institutions (FIs) must determine how the changes will affect their business as a whole.
Chatham’s perspective on the concerns of end users facing LIBOR transition
Chatham’s Rob Mangrelli’s statement today at the CFTC on key challenges with the transition from LIBOR for end users.
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.
Chatham Financial's Response to the CFTC Request for Input on Ethereum Blockchain
Chatham Financial's answers to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's request of input on Ethereum blockchain and Crypto-asset Mechanics and Markets
Case Studies: Swap Dealer Advisory Engagements
Solutions That Grow With Your Institution
As your institution grows, either organically or through acquisition, new challenges emerge. Partnering with an independent firm with decades of experience can ensure growth and health.
How Sticky Are Your Core Deposits?
Changing market conditions are creating real concerns for financial institution management teams and present a battle that will put core deposit stickiness to the test.
Chatham PowerPoint Best Practices
Increase Your FX Penetration and Better Serve Customers
About 95% of bank accounts outside the US are denominated in some currency other than USD. Yet the percentage of wires going to international destinations in a foreign currency is in single digits.
Commodity Risk Fitness: A Guide to Shaping Up
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