Joint ICAEW & IFRS Foundation Financial Institutions Conference

Joint ICAEW & IFRS Foundation Financial Institutions Conference

London - 08 December 2014

Join ICAEW and the IFRS Foundation for the second annual jointly hosted event for financial institutions. This global event will consider the major IASB projects to change accounting standards currently used by financial institutions as well as supporting the implementation of new IFRSs.

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08 December 2014 09:15 - 16:00 CAH, UNITED KINGDOM Book online

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By attending this one-day IFRS event for financial institution executives and other interested parties you will hear from IASB board and staff members on the future of financial reporting as well as receiving guidance on the implementation and analysis of key new standards.

Attendees will:

  • improve their understanding of the purpose of the IASB projects;
  • gain insight from leaders in financial reporting; and
  • have access to focused break-out sessions covering financial instruments, insurance contracts and leases.

Programme

Time Session
08:30

Registration and light refreshments

09:15

Welcome

Michael Izza, CEO, ICAEW

09:30

Panel discussion: accounting for the financial crisis

Chair: Simon Nixon, Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal

Panellists:

  • Hugh Shields, Executive Technical Director, IASB 
  • Ian Mackintosh, IASB Vice Chairman
  • Sir Winfried Bischoff, Chairman, FRC (UK)
  • Mike Ashley, Chairman, Audit Committee, Barclays
11:00

Refreshment break

11:30

IFRS implementation break-out sessions: conducted by IASB members and staff
Choose one of the following:

1. Financial instruments: classification and measurement

  • Chair: Sue Lloyd, IASB member
  • Panellist: Maria Nordgren, Global Technical Director, Accounting Policy and Advisory Group, Deutsche Bank
  • Panellists: Representatives of the IASB, IFRS preparer and IFRS advisor

2. Financial instruments: impairment

  • Chair: Stephen Cooper, IASB member
  • Panellists: Representatives of the IASB, IFRS preparer and IFRS advisor
13:30

Lunch

14:30

IASB project break-out sessions: conducted by IASB members and staff
Choose one of the following:

1. Financial Instruments: macro hedge accounting

  • Martin Edelmann, IASB member and IASB staff

2. Insurance contracts

  • Darrel Scott, IASB member and IASB staff

3. Leases

  • Philippe Danjou, IASB member and IASB staff
16:00

Keynote address

David Wright, Secretary General, International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

16:00

End of conference

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Discounts

Group discounts available for groups of 5 or more, please contact the events booking team for more information

Costs

Rate Cost
Early Bird: Financial Reporting or Financial Services Faculty Members (by 17 October 2014) £549 + VAT
Early Bird: ICAEW Members (by 17 October 2014) £599 + VAT
Early Bird: Non-Members (by 17 October 2014) £699 + VAT
Standard: Financial Reporting or Financial Services Faculty Members (from 18 October 2014) £649 + VAT
Standard: ICAEW Members (from 18 October 2014) £699 + VAT
Standard: Non-Members (from 18 October 2014) £799 + VAT

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Speakers

Simon Nixon
Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal Simon Nixon

Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal

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Sir Winfried Bischoff
Chairman, FRC (UK) Sir Winfried Bischoff

Chairman, FRC (UK)

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Ian Mackintosh
Vice-Chairman, IASB Ian Mackintosh

Vice-Chairman, IASB

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Mike Ashley
Chairman, Audit Committee, Barclays Mike Ashley

Chairman, Audit Committee, Barclays

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Darrel Scott
IASB member. Darrel Scott was formerly CFO of the Fi… Darrel Scott

IASB member.

Darrel Scott was formerly CFO of the FirstRand Banking Group, one of the largest financial institutions in South Africa. He had responsibility for both statutory and regulatory financial reporting under the Basel II Accords and served on various Governance, Risk, Operation and Strategic Committees of the Group.

Mr Scott was also a member of the IASB's International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee (IFRIC), a position from which he resigned to become an IASB member, and was formerly a member of the IFRS Foundation's Standards Advisory Council (SAC), now called the IFRS Advisory Council.

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Hugh Shields
IASB Executive Technical Director Hugh Shields

IASB Executive Technical Director

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John McDonnell, Partner, Banking Assurance & Advisory Services PwC
Maria Nordgren
Global Technical Director, Accounting Policy and Advisory Group, D… Maria Nordgren

Global Technical Director, Accounting Policy and Advisory Group, Deutsche Bank

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Martin Edelmann
IASB member. Mr Edelmann served as a member of the G… Martin Edelmann

IASB member.

Mr Edelmann served as a member of the German Accounting Standards Board (GASB) from 2006 until 2011. He is a former Head of Group Reporting at Deutsche Bank AG, where he was responsible for internal and external reporting activities between 1997 and 2011. During his time at the Bank, he oversaw a number of major projects including the Bank's conversion from US GAAP to IFRS in 2007.

Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr Edelmann worked at KPMG for nine years providing audit services primarily for financial institution. During that time with KPMG he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Until joining the IASB he was a senior adviser at German consultancy firm zeb/rolfes.schierenbeck.associates (Zeb).

Mr Edelmann was also a member of the Accounting Working Group of the German Banking Association for 14 years and served as its Chairman from 2004-2011.

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Philippe Danjou
IASB member. Until his appointment he was the direct… Philippe Danjou

IASB member.

Until his appointment he was the director of the accounting division of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the French securities regulator. He graduated from HEC, then qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Statutory Auditor, and joined Arthur Andersen & Co. (Paris) in 1970.
At Arthur Andersen, Mr Danjou ultimately became an audit partner. He was also Executive Director of the French Ordre des Experts Comptables (OEC) from 1982 until 1986.

Mr Danjou was a member of the International Auditing Practices Committee and a technical adviser to the French delegate to the former International Accounting Standards Committee, the predecessor to the IASB.
While at the AMF he served on the IASB's Standards Advisory Council, as an observer at the Committee on Auditing of the European Commission, as a member of IOSCO's Standing Committee 1 on Multinational Accounting and Disclosure, and the Financial Reporting Committee of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESRFin).

In 2006, he was appointed chairman of the European Enforcers Coordination Sessions created by CESRFin to help foster consistent enforcement by regulators of IFRS-based financial statements.

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Stephen Cooper
IASB member. Mr Cooper became a member of the IASB i… Stephen Cooper

IASB member.

Mr Cooper became a member of the IASB in 2007 having previously served on a number of IASB advisory groups, including the working group related to the development of IFRS 2 Share-based Payment and the joint international group advising the IASB and FASB on financial statement presentation. He was also a member of the IASB’s investor advisory group from its inception, now called the capital markets advisory committee.

Prior to joining the IASB Mr Cooper was a Managing Director in the equities division of UBS Investment Bank. He joined UBS in 1997 as an analyst specialising in equity valuation and accounting for which he was voted the #1 analyst in Europe for several years.

Subsequently he was also appointed as a member of the UBS research global investment recommendations committee and the investment committee of the UBS UK pension fund.

Mr Cooper has also had other investment banking related roles including corporate finance advisory at Schroders, now part of Citigroup, and financial analysis education and training.

Mr Cooper qualified as an accountant in 1983 and has a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.

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Sue Lloyd
IASB member Sue Lloyd

IASB member

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