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26 June, 2015 | (01 hr)

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At the beginning of this year, the Swiss franc evaluated more than 20 percent against the Euro within seconds and without any pre-warning. Within the last nine months, the US dollar gained more than 30 percent in value against the Euro and the currencies of its other major trading partners. These are only the most recent examples of FX volatility which, in many cases, had significant impact on multinationals' P&L and balance sheets.

Key takeaways

  • How to protect against those unforeseeable risks and the sometimes devastating effects on earnings and assets
  • How to gather and correctly analyze information on those risks
  • How to develop internal corporate structures and systems to avoid negative impacts on the business

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Jochen Schwabe

Jochen Schwabe
Partner
Schwabe, Ley & Greiner

Bruno Humblet

Bruno Humblet
Chief Financial Officer
Bekaert

Bruno Humblet (°1965) started his career at Procter & Gamble in 1989 as business analyst. He built up 17 years of international finance and business experience in different areas including supply chain management, international market analysis, information systems, audit and treasur...Full Bio

Nicolas Zuercher

Nicolas Zuercher
Group Treasurer
Syngenta International AG

Wolfgang Scheffler

Wolfgang Scheffler (Moderator)
Council Director For The European CFO Council
The Conference Board

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