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We comment to IASB on risks eligible for hedge accounting

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18 Dec 2007

We have submitted to the IASB our Comments on the Exposure Draft: IAS 39 Exposures Qualifying for Hedge Accounting.

Overall we are supportive of the proposals.

We support the Board's intention to clarify IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement in the areas of what risks are eligible for hedge accounting and what portion can be designated as a hedged item. As the amendments' objective is to provide clarity in what is a qualifying hedge accounting relationship it is important that the finalisation of the amendments on risks and portions is very clear. We currently have concerns that some of the drafting is not clear enough and also that the amendments may have unintended consequences for other hedge accounting designations beyond the intended scope of the amendments. We draw this to your attention as well as our proposals to make the amendments clearer and other drafting comments in the answers to the questions in the Appendix to this comment letter.

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