IASB announces IFRS 17 release date

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15 May 2017

The IASB has announced that it expects to publish its insurance contracts standard, IFRS 17, on 18 May 2017. In addition, the IASB expects to publish a proposed IFRS taxonomy update on insurance contracts and host two live web presentations on the standard.

The web presentations will provide an overview of the new requirements and will allow participants to ask questions. Registration is required (on the IASB's website) for the 18 May web presentations:

Stay tuned to IAS Plus for in­for­ma­tion on IFRS 17; we will have timely, com­pre­hen­sive coverage of the new insurance contracts standard to help readers un­der­stand the re­quire­ments and im­pli­ca­tions.

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