Managing Foreign Exchange Exposure Risk
February 27 - March 1, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
This seminar is designed for individuals who have added foreign exchange exposure management to their responsibilities over the past couple of years, individuals cross training for these responsibilities, and those whose company may be contemplating implementation of a currency hedging program. This course will focus on a best-in-class FX hedge program: review accounting and economic currency exposure sources, valuation basics and application of forwards and options, implications and requirements of derivative accounting (GAAP) and reporting on program performance to management.
- Understand the interaction of currency exposure and accounting
- Review fundamentals of derivative valuations from both market and reporting perspectives
- Identify efficient techniques for dissecting currency gains & losses
- Learn how to tie hedge objectives to performance reporting
President, Hedge Trackers, LLC
Helen Kane founded Hedge Trackers, LLC in April 2000. Her duties include monitoring FASB/IASB pronouncements, overseeing auditor and SEC responses, and consulting on complex derivative accounting applications. Additionally, Ms. Kane chairs both the East and West Coast annual Accounting for Derivatives Conferences.
Before Hedge Trackers, Ms. Kane was a Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche in the Capital Markets Group, leading their Silicon Valley risk management practice. Prior to Deloitte, she served in treasury, finance and accounting roles for multinational corporations.