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HedgeStar’s Tim Potter sits on Risk Management panel at the American Metal Markets’ Steel Success

New York, NY – – The American Metal Markets held their 33rd annual Steel Success Strategies Conference June 25 – June 26. Delegates from across the steel industry participate in this three-day event to get the latest market insights with hot topics covered such as global steel trading, raw materials pricing and dynamics, risk management, and more. Management panel.

HedgeStar’s hedge accounting manager, Tim Potter, CPA was enlisted as the hedge accounting expert for the Risk. Potter addressed the principles of hedging commodity risk and the accounting that accompanies the risk management strategy; highlighting the impacts to companies reporting under US and international accounting standards.


“The audience had great questions, which led to a very engaging panel discussion,” commented Potter. “We are hearing more and more talk of steel hedging in the markets, and companies are ready to take advantage of the benefits of hedge accounting to minimize their volatility.”


Other panel experts included; Marko Kusigerski – Head of Ferrous with The London Metal Exchange, Phillip Price – CEO of Ferrometrics, and Moderator Mike Frawley – CEO of World Steel Exchange Marketing.

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Tim Potter, CPA

Hedge Accounting Manager


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