Tag Archive | hedge accounting

September 1: Derivatives and Hedging Webinar

Although a complex area of accounting, the proper use of derivative financial instruments can be an effective tool for reducing volatility and economic risk for many entities. The FASB recently provided relief to certain private companies for hedging variable rate debt and is also considering changing the hedging accounting model applicable to all entities. The […]

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Webinar on 8/20: How to Make the Most Out of Derivatives and Hedging

Although a complex area of accounting, the proper use of derivative financial instruments can be an effective tool for reducing volatility and economic risk for many entities. The FASB recently provided relief to certain private companies for hedging variable rate debt and is also considering changing the hedging accounting model applicable to all entities. The […]

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Webinar on 5/7: Not-for-Profit Update – Internal Controls, Accounting Standards and Grant Reform

Join us for this course that will provide an update regarding COSO’s 2013 Internal Control Integrated Framework and its likely impact on a nonprofit organization’s audit as well as an update on proposed accounting standards and regulatory changes that most commonly impact not-for-profit and educational organizations. Some of the proposed changes we will review include: Proposed […]

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Webinar on 4/29: Not-for-Profit Update – Internal Controls, Accounting Standards and Grant Reform

Join us for this course that will provide an update regarding COSO’s 2013 Internal Control Integrated Framework and its likely impact on a nonprofit organization’s audit as well as an update on proposed accounting standards and regulatory changes that most commonly impact not-for-profit and educational organizations. Some of the proposed changes we will review include: Proposed […]

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Update on Bifurcated Embedded Derivatives

The FASB is seeking comments on its recently issued proposed Accounting Standards Update – Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815), Disclosures about Hybrid Financial Instruments with Bifurcated Embedded Derivatives (ASU). The proposed ASU is issued to increase transparency and usefulness of information provided in the notes to financial statements about hybrid financial instruments that contain bifurcated […]

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Do You Need to Re-evaluate Your Hybrid Financial Instruments?

Earlier this month, the FASB released an accounting standards update (ASU) to simplify accounting rules for hybrid financial instruments. ASU 2014-16, Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815): Determining Whether the Host Contract in a Hybrid Financial Instrument Issued in the Form of a Share Is More Akin to Debt or to Equity applies to all public […]

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June 16 Webinar: New Private Company Accounting Alternatives

The FASB has recently endorsed several accounting alternatives applicable to private companies, those that do not fall into one of three categories: public business entities as defined under ASU 2013-12, not-for-profit entities and employee benefit plans. These accounting alternatives, which impact the accounting for goodwill, hedging and consolidation, could significantly impact the financial statements of […]

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