Hedging [WLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapters 9 and 10 of the text and review the S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Links to an external site.) website.
Write: Make sure your response addressing the following questions is more than 200 words and that you include a brief paraphrase or direct quote from the reading material where appropriate. Include proper in-text citations for each paraphrase or direct quote, as shown in the UAGC Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.
Many companies make annual reports available on their corporate web page, often under an Investors tab. Annual reports also can be accessed through the SEC’s EDGAR system at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Links to an external site.) (under Filings, click “Company Filings Search,” type in Company Name, and access the latest 10K report.)
Access the most recent annual report for International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) to respond to the following items:
- Identify the location(s) in the annual report where IFF provides disclosures related to its management of foreign exchange risk.
- Determine the types of hedging instruments the company uses and the types of hedges in which it engages.
- Determine the manner in which the company discloses the fact that its foreign exchange hedges are effective in offsetting gains and losses on the underlying items being hedged.