IFRS Foundation conference in Paris announced

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11 Feb, 2015

The IFRS Foundation announced the dates for its conference in Europe, which will be held in Paris on Monday 29 June 2015 and Tuesday 30 June 2015. The conference will feature presentations by Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB, and Michel Prada, Chairman of the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation.

Substantial break-out sessions will focus on implementing major new IFRSs - IFRS 9 Financial Instruments and IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers.

The conference will also feature:

Plenum meeting: Interactive break-out sessions led by IASB members and senior staff:
  • Welcome address: Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman, IASB
  • Keynote address: Michel Prada, Chairman of the Trustees, IFRS Foundation
  • Keynote address: Gérard Rameix, Chairman, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)
  • IASB update
  • Principles of disclosure
  • Panel discussion - IFRS disclosure innovations
  • Financial instruments: accounting for macro hedging
  • Leases
  • Rate-regulated activities and emissions trading schemes
  • Conceptual Framework (two sessions)
  • Insurance contracts
  • Financial instruments with characteristics of equity
  • Business combinations under common control

Additional conference details, including registration, are available on the IASB website.

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