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IFRS conference in Hong Kong announced

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26 May 2015

The IFRS Foundation has announced that its next IFRS conference in Asia will be held in Hong Kong on 12-13 October 2015. The conference will include discussions on the implementation plans for new standards (IFRS 9, IFRS 15) and on the forthcoming requirements for leases and insurance contracts. There will also be panel discussions on IFRS disclosures and IFRS measurements and other cross-cutting issues.

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

  • The future of financial reporting
  • IASB update
  • Panel discussion on implementing the forthcoming lessee accounting requirements
  • Conceptual framework
  • IFRS - truly global accounting standards
  • IFRS disclosure issues
  • Panel discussion on IFRS disclosures - innovations
  • IFRS measurements and other cross-cutting issues
  • Panel discussion on IFRS measurements and other cross-cutting issues

The conference will also have break-out sessions on the afternoon of day 1. Participants can choose between the following topics:

  • Implementing IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: financial institutions
  • Implementing IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: other than financial institutions
  • Implementing IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • IASB project: Insurance contracts

Following the conference, a half-day workshop on implementing the IFRS for SMEs will be held.

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

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