FX is about risk management. No treasurer wants to surprise anyone.
Brent Callinicos | Google, Inc. in a FiREapps webinar, February 26, 2009
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The Big Bang: Technology and the Global Economy - Please join us on February 22nd, as Karl Schamotta, Senior Market Strategist with Western Union Business Solutions and Andy Gage, Vice President of Strategic Market Development at FiREapps discuss how leading-edge technologies are triggering upheaval in the financial system, transforming the geopolitical balance of power, and overturning many of our most fundamental economic beliefs.
Andy and Karl will illustrate what this means for the currency markets, identifying some of the critical risks that are emerging, while highlighting a number of actionable strategies that can be used to capitalize on the opportunities being created.
Managing Currency Risk in 2013 - In 2012, U.S.-based multinational corporations saw negative currency-related impacts to their financial statements well into the double-digit billions ($22.7 billion in the third quarter alone). 2013 promises to bring more of the same as increasing volatility in global currency markets continues. Discover the three top sources of currency volatility to watch out for in the coming year as identified from in-depth research into hundreds of 2012 analyst calls.
Mid-Market Innovation - Transforming Treasury with Best Practices for Currency Risk Management - Disruptive cloud-based platforms are enabling companies of all sizes to implement and benefit from transformational best practices. Comprehensive, closed-loop currency risk management capabilities that once required protracted and highly-specialized consulting engagements are now available to the mid-market through intuitive, packaged software applications. This informational webinar will explore real-world case studies from three innovative companies who've achieved predictability, efficiency and compliance in their financial operations – in record time and without adding headcount or burdening scarce IT resources.
Growth Strategies and Emerging Markets: Managing M&A Currency Risk - The Euro-zone debt crisis has dampened markets globally but boards continue to expect growth. 60% of companies are blaming currencies for revenue misses and reduced forecasts this quarter. Emerging markets led by Asia and Latin America represent the greatest opportunity for growth and M&A is a key strategy for leverage. In fact, 62% of Fortune 2000 companies are driving top-line growth through international expansion. While attractive, this strategy increases currency risk and operational complexity.
Discover Best Practices for Managing FX Exposures from Accenture, FLIR Systems, Inc. and FiREapps - Global political and economic uncertainty makes understanding the best practices surrounding currency exposure management even more critical than ever. During this webinar, renowned global currency expert Wolfgang Koester, CEO of FiREapps will speak to best practices for CFOs and Treasurers managing currency risk related to the Eurozone crisis, China, and emerging markets. He will also address current trends and the unintended consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act. Webinar content will also include an interactive discussion on currency exposure management featuring Treasury leaders from Accenture and FLIR Systems, Inc. who will share their insights and first-hand experiences with FX management.
FiREapps FX STP and FX OneView - This session provided two great examples of Treasury 3.0 principles in action. Both Agilent Technologies and Itron use FiREapps, a cloud-based FX exposure management solution, to automatically capture exposure data from disparate ERP systems and data sources, analyze and forecast their exposures, and automatically generate hedge recommendations that are then fed downstream to trade execution and trade management systems.
FiREapps FX OnRamp™ and FX Pro™ - Our FiREapps FX OnRamp™ and FX Pro™ solutions webinar provides very valuable information to any financial professional struggling with managing today’s uncertain FX environment.
It also provides viewers with a much deeper understanding of how our solutions work, and showcases the valuable benefits our customers at Yahoo! and Hubbell Incorporated have received through their participation in this session.
Best Practices for Managing Currency Risk: Weathering the Euro Storm and Beyond - The CFO is increasingly being tasked with explaining his or her company's FX exposure to the Board of Directors, and in the case of public companies, to the investment community. This webinar will outline current and emerging best practices in identifying, quantifying, and managing FX exposure in an increasingly volatile environment. Brent Callinicos, VP, Treasurer at Google, will explain how his company has leveraged technology to enable best practices and what it means to have no FX surprises to report to his Board or the investment community.
FX Risk Management: Current and Emerging Technology - This webinar features case studies featuring seasoned financial professionals who have their companies on the forefront of effective FX risk management. This session also reviews current and emerging technique and technology trends in the arena of FX Risk measurement, monitoring, reporting, and automated management. However, just like most technology, “one size does not fit all”. This session identifies the economic drivers for companies considering various levels of technology adoption.
FX Risk Management: Establishing the Framework for Success - This webinar encompasses an outline the critical elements in establishing a sustainable, holistic FX risk management program; the business case drivers for establishing the strategic relevance of currency risk, and offers practical advice in developing and managing the internal and external relationships necessary to drive a successful program.