Mortgage lenders fret over FASB hedging proposals


Banks and derivatives end-users worry they will find it harder to hedge if a bumper package of US accounting reform proposals is implemented. The exposure draft, published on May 26, is the first attempt by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to rewrite the rules for financial instruments and touches on a host of topics that are close to the banking industry's heart. Among them are loan loss provisioning and hedge accounting - the latter of which is prompting squawks of alarm from

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: