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Introduction to Hedge Accounting

  • CFEs
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
Introduction to Hedge Accounting

1 Credit

FREE

Subject Area

Accounting

Webinar Qualifies For

1 CPE credit of Accounting for all CPAs

1 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

1 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

1 PL credit for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFAs)

1 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

1 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

1 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

Course Description

Derivatives serve as an effective method to hedge risk for individuals and business entities. Most of them are choosing not to take an advantage of them, just because of the complex rules of accounting. There are many advantages such as reducing their exposure to interest rates, currency exchange, and general market risks that they encounter in running their businesses. 

This CPE webinar will provide a high-level overview of the main areas of hedge accounting. The webinar will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of hedge accounting, hedged risks, and relevant documentation needed for reporting under ASC 815.

This online CPE Course is designed for the financial professional who needs an overview or refresher on derivatives accounting, this webinar focuses on the building blocks of this complex financial reporting topic. From a review of the most commonly used derivatives to a thorough explanation of hedge accounting,

Key topics covered in this online Accounting CPE webinar:

  • The basic characteristics of forwards, options, swaps, and other derivatives
  • The effects of fair value, cash flow, and FX hedge accounting on financial statements
  • Topics that arise out of hedge accounting, including documentation, effectiveness testing, and measurement
  • Series of case studies and real-world examples to illustrate key concepts

Learning Objectives

  • To explore the basics of hedge accounting
  • To recognize the broader financial statement impacts of hedge accounting
  • To appreciate the documentation required for hedge accounting

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Testimonial

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BK

Good learning experience

DL

this course was very well organized.....only thing I would do is add some examples with $$$ for an additional visual presentation.

DM

awesome platform

BN

Would recommend making this a 1.5 or 2 hour course so the instructor has more time to go into detail.

EA

Good webcast, the instructor is clearly an expert in this field

SL

very informative presentation.