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any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk

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an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

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A number of firms recognized that non-derivative hedging techniques can also be highly effective.
Further, taxpayers frequently change their hedging strategies; thus, hedge identifications or policies may not cover newly implemented hedging strategies.
Prior to the issuance of the final hedging regulations,(2) significant controversies arose between the IRS and taxpayers about the fundamental definition of, and requirements for, a hedging transaction for tax purposes -- especially in the aftermath of the 1988 U.
90, the company looked like it did a great job beating the budget rate, but it could have achieved it without hedging.
In reviewing hedging transactions, it is also advisable to assess whether they were properly identified, as required by Regs.
We believe that the diversity and training of our members enable us to bring an important, balanced, and practical perspective to the issues raised by the proposed regulations relating to the income tax treatment to be accorded to hedging transactions effected on a consolidated, and generally, "net" basis.
Perhaps that thinking helps explain the curious case of Peugeot-Citroen, whose CFO, Yann Delabriere, insisted that there would be no currency hedging on his watch, even as a strengthening euro was cutting margins in Peugeot's automotive division by 41.
I would expect that many companies, particularly smaller institutions, just assumed that their hedging strategies were at least 80% effective without actually calculating the correlation rate, and their outside accountants were reluctant to challenge their clients on the issue of documentation.
446-4(b) provides that the accounting method applied to hedging transactions must clearly reflect income, and therefore must reasonably match the timing of items from the hedge with items from the instrument being hedged.
We believe that the diversity and training of our members enable us to bring an important, balanced, and practical perspective to the issues raised by the temporary and proposed regulations relating to the income tax treatment to be accorded to hedging transactions.
138, "Accounting for Certain Derivative Instruments and Certain Hedging Activities-an amendment of FASB Statement No.
92--Auditing Derivative Instruments, Hedging Activities, and Investments in Securities(1) (Supersedes Statement on Auditing Standards No.
Significant uncertainty regarding the character of gains and losses from hedging transactions has existed since the Supreme Court's decision in Arkansas Best Corp.
Given the stepped-up regulatory, public and media scrutiny, it's crucial for you to evaluate which risks your company hedges and how you account for your hedging activities.
The hedge reset transaction will provide NRG with greater cash flow certainty by hedging its projected production into the 2012 time frame.