ISDA responds to the FASB on improvements to hedge accounting rules


On November 4, 2016, ISDA’s Accounting Committee responded to a Financial Accounting Standards Board proposal on Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815), which proposes certain modifications to the hedge accounting rules. In the letter, ISDA stressed that the primary focus of these efforts is to make hedge accounting more consistent with risk management practices and less complicated for practitioners to apply in certain areas.

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