AFP Releases Reference Guide on Derivatives

October 30, 2002 ( - The Association For Financial Professionals (AFP) has released a new reference to assist with FAS 133.

Management Guide for Preparing Hedging Documentation, developed with BDO Seidman, LLP and Kawaller & Company, LLC, is designed as a guide for compliance with FAS 133, which requires documentation of traditional derivative instruments.

The 90 page reference book includes:

  • An overview of FAS 133
  • Examination of the hedging documentation process
  • Seven hedging documentation forms
  • Case studies to look at different market exposures and hedging instruments.
  • A disk with blank forms for customization

The guide is available at .