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IFRS conference in Mexico City announced

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Jul 17, 2014

The IFRS Foundation has announced that an upcoming conference will be held in Mexico City on October 6–7, 2014. The English- and Spanish-language conference will include discussions on the latest IASB updates on the major IFRSs and the Foundation's future plans. In addition, the conference will focus on innovations in IFRS disclosures and the support for consistent implementation of new IFRSs.

The conference will feature presentations by IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst, Vice-Chairman Ian Mackintosh, and IASB members (Amaro Gomes, Darrel Scott, and Mary Tokar).

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

  • IASB update: progress and plans.
  • Panel discussions on:
  • Advice on implementing new IFRSs:
    • IFRS 9, Financial Instruments.
    • IFRS 15, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.

The conference will also have a special-interest session on fair value measurement and other cross-cutting measurement issues as well as break-out sessions led by IASB members and senior staff on the following topics:

  • Macro hedge accounting.
  • Leases.
  • Insurance contracts.
  • Business combinations under common control.
  • IFRS 9 implementation for financial institutions.
  • IFRS 9 implementation for nonfinancial institutions.
  • IFRS 15 implementation.
  • Conceptual framework.

More details, including registration information, are available on the IIR & IBC Finance's Web site.

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