IFRS conference in Singapore announced

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18 Feb 2014

The IFRS Foundation has announced that its upcoming conference will be held in Singapore on 29-30 May 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 Chairman Hans Hoogervorst and IASB members (Stephen Cooper, Sue Lloyd, Patricia McConnell, and Chungwoo Suh).

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
  • Panel discussions on IFRS disclosures and 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. Insurance contracts
  3. Leases (lessee)
  4. Conceptual Framework (Part 1): elements and recognition
  1. Financial instruments: impairment
  2. Leases (lessor)
  3. Business combinations under common control
  4. Conceptual Framework (Part 2): measurement

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

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