By Tom Riesack and Ute Herzog
In the ‘new normal’ of highly regulated financial markets, corporate treasurers are feeling the reverberations in their daily activities. Corporates are using swaps to hedge their commercial risks, stemming from currency, interest and commodity price exposure. To mitigate such risks treasurers have a whole arsenal of instruments ready to deploy such as swaps, forwards and options as well as individually structured products.
Under current bilateral trading agreements,