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Take a strategic approach to foreign currency payments

Get a 4-step risk management plan

It’s easier than you’d think to protect your business from currency fluctuations. Work with our industry specialists to create a risk management plan based on your goals.

Step 1: Review exposure

Identify risks to your profit – how is your business exposed to currency fluctuations?

Step 2: Set goals

Define your short and long-term risk management goals.

Step 3: Create strategy

Build a plan to manage exposure, contain currency costs and protect margins.

Step 4: Execute plan

Implement the right hedging tools to meet your goals. Regularly assess performance.

What's your risk management strategy?

Speak to one of our industry specialists to find out how you can protect profits from currency fluctuations.

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Information on MiFID

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive “MiFID” (Directive 2004/39/EC) came into force on November 1, 2007. MiFID establishes a new framework to standardize the regulations and procedures applicable to all financial institutions (investment firms, credit institutions) in the European Union.

MiFID covers investment services such as the execution of orders, the reception and transmission of orders, investment consultancy, etc. and financial products such as equities, bonds, money market instruments, funds and derivative instruments.

MiFID aims to ensure competitiveness and transparency of financial markets in the European Union and to strengthen investor protection and information.

For more information on MiFID and Western Union International Bank services, please consult the following documents:

*This content provided by WUBS is for informational purposes only and does not constitute any investment advice or an offer of products or services. Forward and option FX hedging products are derivative products which involves risks due to volatility of the FX markets or margin calls. Before making decision, it’s recommended to consult your relationship manager to take into account your particular financial objectives, experience and financial situation to consider such investment is suitable or not. For more information on risks regarding FX hedging products, please read our Terms & Conditions and Product Disclosure Statements.