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IASB discusses investors’ reactions to IFRS 17

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20 Nov 2017

The IASB has issued an article by IASB board member Nick Anderson that discusses the top five question investors and analysts have on IASB’s new insurance contracts standard, IFRS 17.

The five questions discussed include:

  1. Will IFRS 17 affect dividend payouts?
  2. How can a principle-based Standard like IFRS 17 improve comparability between insurers?
  3. Will IFRS 17 bring global comparability to the insurance sector?
  4. What are the main differences between IFRS 17, regulatory reporting and embedded value reporting?
  5. How will removing insurance premiums from the income statement improve comparability?

For more information, see the article on the IASB’s website.

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