Posts Tagged ‘Risk Management’

Hedge Accounting: 3 Key Benefits of IFRS 9

By Jacqui Drew, Director Solution Consulting at Reval IFRS 9 is changing hedge accounting forever. A recent Reval survey shows that 70% of finance teams say that they have or will implement new hedging strategies as a result of the new standard.  Still, adoption is happening at a different pace around the world. Early adopters…

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Wake-up Europe, Time to Quick-Start IFRS 9 Initiatives

EU Endorses IFRS 9 The wait is over. Finally, the European Commission endorsed IFRS 9: Financial Instruments on 22 November 2016, and companies in the EU have a lot of catching up to do. The replacement of IAS 39 will become effective for financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2018. Since the final…

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EU Endorses IFRS 9, Companies Can No Longer Delay Action Says Reval

Little time left to kick off hedge accounting technology projects London, 28 November 2016 – With International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9, Financial Instruments, now endorsed by the European Commission, all companies reporting under IFRS that want to implement hedge accounting compliance technology should now have projects underway, advises Reval, a global SaaS provider of…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Treasury Articles in July 2016

You are a busy treasury professional? You don’t have time to skim the treasury management and risk management press for interesting articles? Reval’s industry experts have compiled a list of the top trending articles for you. In our July edition you get insights on Brexit, liquidity management, banking regulations, and cyber crime. Remain up-to-date with…

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Brexit Lessons Learned: How to Prepare for FX Market Shocks

After 51.9% of UK citizens voted for a Brexit 0n 23rd June 2016, the pound plunged to a 30-year low and markets from New York to Tokyo were hit by extreme volatility. Although Britain’s finance minister assured that the UK was prepared for the unexpected, the pound lost again the following Monday. Post this date…

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Treasurer’s Top 5

As markets continue to be volatile, treasury and finance professionals are challenged to handle uncertainty on a daily basis. We have compiled a shortlist of the top 5 downloads from Reval’s thought leadership platform to help you implement treasury and risk management best practices, and remain up-to-date with changes in the regulatory environment. Start reading…

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How to Efficiently Manage Enterprise-wide FX Risks in Mid-Market Companies

As mid-market companies start seeking revenues outside their domestic markets, they are increasingly exposed to FX risk. Treasurers are challenged to set up a risk framework and find tools to help them control currency volatility. In a recent Reval survey, 37% of about 150 finance professionals working in companies with less than 1 billion revenues…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in December 2015

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team helps treasurers around the world leverage technology for operational and strategic challenges. They keep a strong pulse on the market and are Reval’s think tank. Their focus is on best practices for financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from December:…

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10 Fundamental Questions Every Risk Manager Should Review

As a risk manager one of your primary responsibilities is the managing and hedging of enterprise-wide exposures. Although day-to-day operations keep you busy, there are 10 fundamental questions every risk manager should review from time to time. The first five questions are related to exposure management: 1. When last was our risk management policy updated? Should…

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Top 5 Questions on Fair Value Measurement under FRS 102

Companies reporting under UK GAAP are facing new regulatory requirements under FRS 102. Particularly, accounting for financial instruments is changing significantly. Starting 2016, treasuries will be audited under the standard. 1. What´s new under FRS 102? Most basic financial instruments continue to be measured at amortized cost. More complex financial derivatives such as options, forwards,…

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