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Basic And Introductory Financial Training Seminars

Technology and Data Management Training Seminars

Trading and Market Structure Training Seminars

Advanced Risk Management in Financial Institutions

Cybersecurity Cybercrime Information and Data Compliance

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Hours:9:00 am 5:00 pm; Registration/Breakfast: 8:30 am; Dress Code: Business Casual

A majority of reporting companies manage many of their risks with the use of hedges and derivatives.  Given the impacts of these activities on financial statements, this course demystifies the motivations for and requirements of hedge accounting.  Delivered by a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Risk Manager, the course will make use of various real-world examples to explain the types of derivatives used by companies to hedge various risks in their operations.  The course will also identify and describe in detail the current rules and accounting methodologies for hedge accounting and the disclosure requirements that must be met by reporting companies.

Describe the rationale for hedging activities by a corporation

Explain how common types of derivatives, particularly swaps, are used in corporate hedging activities

Describe the current accounting standards related to hedge accounting

Discuss effectiveness, basis risk and other key concepts in hedge accounting

Identify the disclosure requirements for derivatives and hedges

Review and assess corporate applications of hedges and hedge accounting

Differentiate between speculation and hedging

Explain the types of derivatives used in hedging

Describe the current requirements for accounting for derivatives

Explain the impact of derivatives on current period earnings and Other Comprehensive Income (OCI)

Describe the disclosure requirements for derivatives

Identify and account for fair value and cash flow hedges

Describe the nature and purpose of an interest rate swap

Account for derivatives used as hedges against interest rate risk

Case Studies:  Corporate Applications of Hedges and Hedge Accounting

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