IFRS conference in London announced

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04 Feb, 2014

The IFRS Foundation has announced that its upcoming conference will be held in London on 23-24 June 2014. The conference will include discussions on the future of financial reporting, as well as the latest IASB updates on the major IFRSs, implementation issues, conceptual framework and research projects.

The conference will feature presentations by IASB Vice-Chairman Ian Mackintosh, IASB members (Stephen Cooper, Philippe Danjou, Martin Edelmann, Jan Engström, Gary Kabureck, Sue Lloyd and Mary Tokar), senior IASB technical staff and other IFRS experts.

Some of the topics to be covered at the conference include:

  • The future of financial reporting
  • IASB update:
    • Major IFRSs
    • Implementation
    • Conceptual framework
    • Research projects
  • Keynote address
  • Panel discussion on IFRS 9

The conference will also have break-out sessions featuring:

Morning break-out sessions Afternoon break-out sessions
  1. Financial Instruments: macro hedge accounting
  2. Leases (lessee)
  3. Rate regulated activities
  4. Conceptual Framework (Part 1): elements and recognition
  1. Insurance contracts
  2. Leases (lessor)
  3. Business combinations under common control
  4. Conceptual Framework (Part 2): measurement

In addition, the conference will have special interest discussions on topical reporting issues of IFRS Disclosures and Financial Instruments.

More details, including registration information, are available on the IASB website.

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