Hedge Accounting

Many financial institutions and corporate businesses use derivative financial instruments to hedge their exposure to different risks.

Cash Repatriation: The Bar is Now Set

Tax reform: repatriation stress on CFO and Treasury

Apple announced plans to invest $350 Billion in the United States economy over the next five years, largely driven by its decision to repatriate the bulk of its $250 Billion in overseas cash reserves. Although they didn’t explicitly state the amount of cash on their balance sheet that will be brought back to the U.S., they did claim that the repatriation would incur approximately $38 Billion in taxes, which corresponds to most of the $250 Billion they hold overseas.

Bob Stark
January 24, 2018

How Treasury Automation Enables Strategic Risk Management

FX volatility in stock prices, corporate

Accounting for widgets is not the role of a modern treasury leader. Treasury's shift from tactical to strategic is noted by AFP in its recent study, 2017 AFP Strategic Role of Treasury Survey, where "80% of survey respondents believe that treasury is currently playing a more strategic role at their organizations than in the past three years." However, in the absence of advanced technology, the treasury team is so encumbered with manual tasks that delivering strategic advice and decision support is out of reach.

Daniel Shaffer
November 15, 2017


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