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Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Understanding IFRS 17

A comprehensive understanding of the prescribed requirements in the standard supplemented by practical case studies and gaining a perspective on the implementation aspects

28-29 Mar 2019
Singapore, Singapore

Why You Should Attend

Understanding IFRS 17

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued IFRS 17: Insurance contracts in May 2017, effective for annual periods beginning on or after January 1, 2021. The new standard, which replaces the existing IFRS 4, has been in development for over 20 years and brings about significant changes in the accounting for insurance contracts.

IFRS 17 is a complex standard which will have significant effect on the accounting procedures and policies for insurers world over. Large scale changes would also be affected on the financials preparation & disclosures, operational framework, stakeholder involvement and system arrangements on account of transition towards the IFRS 17 regime.

The workshop on IFRS 17
takes you through a structured approach to learning the technical guidance in the standard. Understand the concepts learnt through examples and develop a practical insight on the key challenges you would face during the implementation journey, the possible mitigates and factors to consider while building the roadmap for implementation.

Key Topics

  • Understand the theoretical concepts covered in the standard
  • Get insights on the new concepts introduced in insurance accounting through practical examples
  • Get an understanding on the suitable transition approach from organization perspective and the revised disclosure requirements
  • Get an understanding of status of implementation of global peers and challenges they faced in their implementation journey
  • Be in a better position to understand the wide-ranging implications of the standard and develop the project plan for the implementation
  • Previous Attendees Include

    • Maybank • ING • JPMorgan • NAB • ANZ • Westpac • Nomura • Morgan Stanley • Standard Chartered• Mizuho • RBS • Sberbank • Nordea • Credit Agricole • Vietcom Bank • Santander • ICICI • Societe Generale • HDFC Bank India

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