Trading strategies gone bad and stories of large trading losses grab big headlines in the news. But when used effectively, hedge accounting can reduce volatility in operations, which can lead to better forecasting and pricing decisions. The role of derivative financial instruments in the marketplace is primarily as a risk management tool. With applicability to any industry or company with variable financing, hedge accounting may be something for your business to consider. And with the anticipation of rates starting to climb — now may be just the right time for you to learn more about how hedge accounting could benefit your business.
During this course, experts from Mayer Hoffman McCann will focus on the basics of hedging as a risk management tool and explain the basics of hedge accounting.