Much of the proposed EMIR regulations are now coming more clearly into focus, and European corporations are starting to get to grips with the potential impact on their derivatives trading activities. Many will have to adapt their business models in order to ensure their hedging strategies are compliant, and all will have to adhere to increased trade reporting requirements. This will require a significant investment in technology, expertise and time. Derivatives experts Carlo Scotto and Zohar Hod discuss EMIR and these potential challenges in this short video
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The Dodd-Frank act has brought the most significant changes to financial regulation in the United States since the reform that followed the Great Depression. While much of the spotlight has been on banks and other financial institutions, corporations must now also take the necessary steps to ensure their derivatives trading activities are compliant with the new regulations. Transparency has taken centre stage, and a number of instruments will now have to be centrally cleared, while some will need to be traded on exchanges or SEFs. This will have a major impact on corporates' derivatives trading strategies and technology spend.
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The recent financial crisis has forced everybody from governments and regulators to central banks and derivatives market participants to think more carefully about how they value derivatives, taking into account a significantly heightened awareness of credit risk. In this video, SuperDerivatives' Bob Emerson and Carlo Scotto discuss the intricacies of accurately valuing derivatives in today's evolving market, including collateralisation, credit risk, IFRS 13 and other emerging regulations.
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Volatility has returned to the FX markets creating opportunity and benefits to using more than just forwards to hedge future cash flows. In this video, derivatives expert Carlo Scotto from Superderivatives explores the use of option strategies, demonstrating how structures such as risk reversals, forward extras and bonus forwards can help hedge FX exposures maintaining the simplicity of a forward while adding more flexibility and enhancing the risk profile.
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SDeX is a radical leap in your ability to price, interact directly with multiple banks, chat, negotiate and trade using the most advanced technology.
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Corporate treasurers seeking to hedge their exposure to commodities and interest rates need to be able to use derivatives with confidence. The recent Libor scandal made global headline news, shaking market participants' faith in fixings across the board and presenting a number of unique challenges in pricing and managing interest rate derivatives. In this video, SuperDerivatives' Bob Emerson, Carlo Scotto and Raphael Juston discuss the implications of these new challenges on corporate treasurers, and offer their insight into effectively managing a company's exposure against this backdrop.
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In today's volatile currency markets, corporate treasurers need a full understanding of their risk profile and must constantly restructure their positions to protect against unfavourable rate movements. In this video Derivatives expert Carlo Scotto explores the use of faders and average options as an effective method of lowering premium costs while significantly decreasing the risk associated with a corporation's portfolio.
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With the introduction of IFRS13 in January, 2013 has become a critical year for corporate treasurers trying to stay abreast of the evolving global regulatory landscape for derivatives. Participants are now getting to grips with these sweeping rules and face the combined challenge of delivering accuracy in their hedging operations while ensuring compliance with the new international regulatory and hedge accounting requirements. In this video, derivatives experts Carlo Scotto and Darren Zuckerman of SuperDerivatives discuss the key regulatory changes that corporates need to look out for and how treasurers should take a holistic view towards risk.
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With the events in Cyprus and Italy, can we expect volatility and risk to increase the cost of corporate hedging? Currency Strategist Shant Movsesian of 4CastWeb and derivatives expert Carlo Scotto of SuperDerivatives got together to discuss the consequences of Cyprus and its repercussions for the EU Banking System on risks in the market and levels of volatility.
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