The Impact of the New Hedge Accounting Rules

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued their Derivatives and Hedging Update on August 28, 2017.  The new rules will simplify compliance, allow more hedging strategies to qualify and will more closely align the fair value measurements of a hedge with the underlying exposure. Robert Baer, Derivative Path’s Head of Derivative Accounting lead a panel discussion on how the new hedge accounting provisions will impact a financial institution’s interest rate risk management policies and compliance processes. You can review the presentation here.

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