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Joint ICAEW & IFRS Foundation Financial Institutions Conference

Financial Reporting

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 09:00 - 16:30 Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA

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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.

The keynote address will be given by David Wright, Secretary General, International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Other expert speakers include Sir Winfried Bischoff, Financial Reporting Council; Simon Nixon, Wall Street Journal; Ian Mackintosh, IASB; Mike Ashley, Barclays and many more.

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.

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
  • Vincent Papa, Director, Financial Reporting Policy, CFA Institute
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
  • Panellist: Andrew Spooner, Partner, Deloitte

2. Financial instruments: impairment

  • Chair: Stephen Cooper, IASB member
  • Panellist: Kumar Dasgupta, Technical Director, IASB
  • Panellist: William Hayward, Director, Group Risk, Barclays
  • Panellist: John McDonnell, Partner, Banking Assurance & Advisory Services, PwC
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
  • Kumar Dasgupta, Technical Director, IASB
  • Yuji Yamashita, Visiting Fellow

2. Insurance contracts

  • Darrel Scott, IASB member and IASB staff
  • Milena Lacheta, Technical Associate, IASB

The longest and one of the more contentious projects that the IASB has had to grapple with is nearing completion. With only one key area remaining the subject of deliberation, participating contracts, this session will update attendees on decisions reached and future direction.

3. Leases

  • Philippe Danjou, IASB member and IASB staff
  • Roberta Ravelli, Seconded to the IASB

This session will provide an update on the leases project including outlining the current state of play, highlighting similarities and differences between the IASB’s & the FASB’s latest thinking and looking at where we go from here.

16:30

End of conference

16:00

Keynote address

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

Rate Cost
Financial Reporting or Financial Services Faculty Members £549 + VAT
ICAEW Members £599 + VAT
Non-Members £699 + VAT

Darrel Scott
Darrel Scott IASB member. Darrel Scott was formerly CFO of the FirstRand Banking Group, one of the largest financial institutions in South Africa. H
David Wright, Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
dw After graduating from Worcester College, Oxford in 1974 in politics, economics and philosophy (PPE) David has worked for nearly 34 years in the Eur
Hugh Shields
Hugh Shields IASB Executive Technical Director Hugh Shields joined the IASB in March as Executive Technical Director and leads the IASB’s technical staff. Hugh
Ian Mackintosh
Ian Mackintosh Vice-Chairman, IASB Mr Mackintosh was formerly Chairman of the United Kingdom Accounting Standards Board (ASB). Originally from New Zealand, Ian ha
John McDonnell, Partner, Banking Assurance & Advisory Services PwC
Kumar Dasgupta
Kumar Dasgupta Technical Director, IASB Kumar Dasgupta is a Technical Director at the IASB and is responsible for the financial instruments project. Prior to join
Maria Nordgren
Global Technical Director, Accounting Policy and Advisory Group, Deutsche Bank
Martin Edelmann
Martin Endelmann IASB member. Mr Edelmann served as a member of the German Accounting Standards Board (GASB) from 2006 until 2011. He is a former Head o
Mike Ashley
Chairman, Audit Committee, Barclays
Philippe Danjou
Phillippe Danjou IASB member. Until his appointment he was the director of the accounting division of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the Fre
Simon Nixon
Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal
Sir Winfried Bischoff
Chairman, FRC (UK)
Stephen Cooper
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
Sue Lloyd
Sue Lloyd IASB member Prior to being appointed to the Board, Ms Lloyd served as a Senior Director of Technical Activities for the IASB. In this capacity, she
Vincent Papa
Director, Financial Reporting Policy, CFA Institute

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