The IFRSs seminar has been specifically developed to be helpful to preparers and users of financial statements. The seminar intends to cover in-depth the principles of one very important IFRS, the Financial Instruments (IFRS 9).
Financial instruments is one of the most challenging areas in financial reporting. IFRS 9 Financial Instruments is effective from 1 January 2018 and replaces IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement.
The new standard introduces more principles-based approach to classify and measure financial assets. The new impairment model requires earlier and ongoing assessment of credit losses. Entities will have to determine and account for expected credit losses instead of waiting for an actual default.
The seminar includes detail coverage of the IFRS 9. On completion of this seminar participants should be able to:
- Gain a clear understanding of the IFRS 9
- Be able to apply and evaluate the principles covered
- Read, comprehend and evaluate financial statements incorporating accounting information covered by this IFRS.
The seminar is primarily addressed to accountants and auditors in the profession or industry. It is also relevant and appropriate to any individual having an active role in preparing, analyzing and presenting financial statements.