There are Derivatives…and Then There is Hedging
04.23.2015 - 04.23.2015 (finance)
1 p.m. CST Online via Adobe Connect
The use of derivatives can be deconstructed into two steps. The first step involves a determination of the undesired economic risk, as well as the appropriate derivative instrument necessary to mitigate that risk (The Derivative). The second step, arguably the most critical, requires establishing the optimal hedge accounting relationship (The Hedge). This webinar will explore both of these components, the derivative and the hedge, in detail with the end goal of providing a practical roadmap to managing the balance sheet. We will also highlight the relevant regulatory code, providing general thoughts to its features.
Ryan Henley, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Head of Financial Institutions Strategies, Sterne, Agee and Leach Inc.
Ryan joined Sterne, Agee and Leach, Inc. to work within the Fixed Income Strategies division in 2006. Currently, as lead financial strategist for the team, he provides ongoing analysis and bal¬ance sheet strategies to financial institutions and portfolio managers nationwide as well as a broad variety of analysis related to economics, interest rates, investments and interest rate risk management strategies.
Ryan is a frequent speaker, addressing relevant topics at several events including those hosted by the Credit Union National Association and the Defense Credit Union Council. Ryan directed the formation of the Sterne Agee Credit Union Derivative Advisory platform and currently provides oversight to its process. Ryan is a CFA charterholder and an honors graduate of the University of Alabama. He holds a B.S. in Finance and a M.A. in Banking and Finance.
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