IFRS Foundation conference in Latin America announced

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04 Dec 2012

The IFRS Foundation announced the dates for its conference in Latin America, which will be held in São Paulo, Brazil on Monday 15 April 2013 and Tuesday 16 April 2013. The conference will feature presentations by Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB, and Pedro Malan, Trustee of the IFRS Foundation, and will focus on the future of IFRS and updates on projects and regulations.

Highlights of the conference topics include the following:

  • a technical update on Standards;
  • lessons learned in applying IFRS in Latin America; and
  • a regulatory perspective on the adoption of IFRS.

The conference will also feature:

Interactive break-out sessions led by IASB members and senior staff: Half-day special interest sessions:
  • Revenue recognition;
  • Leases;
  • Financial instruments;
  • Conceptual Framework;
  • Insurance contracts; and
  • The IFRS for SMEs.
  • Investor-focused IFRS update;
  • Implementing IFRSs 10 and 12;
  • Implementing IFRSs 11 and 12;
  • Implementing IFRS 13; and
  • IFRS Interpretations Committee progress and plans.

Additional conference details, including registration, are available here.

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