Hedge accounting for corporates

Unlocking the opportunities

Unlocking the opportunities

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In this episode, Eric Peterson and Sarah Kindzerske discuss some of the key issues facing corporates when applying IFRS 9 Financial Instruments to hedge accounting.

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In a nutshell, I think the new IFRS 9 hedging model brings corporates the opportunity for more effective hedge accounting, which really could result in a more stable earnings environment. So it’s definitely good news for corporates...

Sarah Kindzerske
Senior Manager
International Standards Group

While there are opportunities under the new model, companies still need to clearly document their overall risk management strategy and the objective of the hedge to demonstrate that important economic relationship.

Eric Peterson
Director
KPMG in the UK

full transcript (PDF 469 KB) of this episode is also available. Our Financial Instruments topic page offers a wide range of other materials that will help you transition to the new standard, whatever stage you're at. 

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