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The Search for Currency Stability in a Sea of Market Volatility

Date: Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Biltmore Hotel & Suites Silicon Valley, 2151 Laurelwood Rd., Santa Clara, CA 95054
Registration closes on: Monday, Apr 24, 2017 3:00 PM

Learn how changes in foreign exchange rates impact reported earnings and cash flow. JPMorgan will present how these risks arise and where they appear in the financial statements. The presentation will also offer a framework for gathering balance sheet and forecast data to size the exposures.

  • Identify Currency Risks
  • Sample Methods for Managing Currency Risks
  • Accounting Considerations on Derivatives (all to be confirmed with Company's Auditor



Hosted by:





Christopher Hansen
Executive Director Corporate Derivatives, JPMorgan Chase

Christopher Hansen is an Executive Director at JP Morgan Chase in Chicago. Chris currently assists the national FX and interest rate sales team consulting on derivative accounting and structuring projects. Over a 25 year career at JP Morgan Chase and three of its predecessor banks, Bank One, First Chicago-NBD and First National Bank of Chicago, he has held positions managing the Foreign Exchange sales team for the Midwest and West, foreign exchange sales, derivatives risk management, loan workout, and industry analysis. Chris is a CPA and a CFA charter holder and received a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana.



Jennifer Jirkovsky
Vice President, Currency and Interest Rate Risk Management, JPMorgan Chase

Jennifer Jirkovsky is a Vice President in JP Morgan’s Corporate Derivatives Marketing Group in Los Angeles. She manages foreign exchange coverage for the Western region’s middle market clients and also has responsibility for diversified mid-corp clients. Jennifer has been with JP Morgan for 4 years, and has been working with West Coast corporates for 17 years to help them manage foreign exchange risk. A Chicago native, Jennifer is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.



FEI SV Partner Host: 

Adam Prescott
Executive Director, Commercial Banking, JPMorgan Chase

Adam is an Executive Director for JPMorgan Chase’s Commercial Bank where he serves as a Senior Relationship Banker to Middle Market firms with operations in Northern California. He joined JPMorgan Chase in 2008 as a Relationship Banker with the Dallas Middle Market Commercial Banking team and relocated to San Francisco in 2011 to assist in building the firm’s Commercial Banking presence on the West Coast.

Adam previously spent 5 years with GE Capital where he originated asset based, cash flow, and structured leasing debt transactions for mid and large corporate clients throughout Southwest United States. Prior to his career in banking, Adam worked in the internet marketing and search engine optimization industry and owned his own business.

Adam is a Board Member of both the Bay Area Chapter and the Silicon Valley Chapters of Finance Executives International and is a former Board Member of The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni Association.

Adam earned his MBA in General Management from The SMU Cox School of Business and a Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Minor in Philosophy from The Ohio State University where he also served as the Drum Major of The Ohio State University Marching Band.



Continuing Professional Education:

One and one half (1.5) CPE credits available. Field of Study: Finance.

CPE CreditsFEI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website, www.learningmarket.org



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

7:30am - 8:00am Registration
8:00 am - 9:30am Seminar



Biltmore Hotel & Suites Silicon Valley

2151 Laurelwood Rd., Santa Clara, CA 95054


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