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Practical guidance, commentary and support on the insurance sector for financial services professionals.

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IFRS 17

IFRS 9 Financial Instruments - hedge accounting

This factsheet outlines the hedge accounting requirements of IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, comparing them with those of IAS 39. It also contains practical tips to help with implementation.

Corporate governance

Reduce the size of board packs

Following the publication of the Financial Services Faculty’s Information Overload Report earlier this year Hitesh Patel non-executive director at Aviva and chair of the ICAEW Insurance Committee and Zsuzsanna Schiff discuss how board packs can and should be improved

Pre-recorded webinars

Reduce the size of board packs

Following the publication of the Financial Services Faculty’s Information Overload Report earlier this year Hitesh Patel non-executive director at Aviva and chair of the ICAEW Insurance Committee and Zsuzsanna Schiff discuss how board packs can and should be improved

Webinar slides IFRS Update

Covering the latest developments in reporting under IFRSs, this webinar will ensure you stay up to date.

IFRS Update

Covering the latest developments in reporting under IFRSs, this webinar will ensure you stay up to date.

IFRS 9 Financial Instruments

This webinar is designed to inform the audience of the key component parts for generating the new Expected Credit Loss (ECL) calculations, also known as Impairment provisions, as required under International Financial Reporting Standard 9.

Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS) and Outsourcing

Information for CASS auditors when determining procedures over outsourcing arrangements and how they apply to the CASS rules.

Senior Managers and Certification Regime

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime is a new regulatory framework which aims to improve individual accountability.

Benchmark reform

Alternative reference rates and transition from LIBOR.

The essential guide to fintech

Fintech is changing the way businesses and individuals use financial services. This Tech Essentials guide - the first joint guide from the IT Faculty and the Financial Services Faculty - will demystify what fintech could mean for individuals, businesses and advisers.

Insurance articles from FS focus

Darrel Scott on IFRS 9 IFRS 17 and more

Darrel Scott, member of the International Accounting Standards Board, talks to Chris Evans about putting together IFRS 17, how IFRS 9 is bedding in, South Africa’s early adoption of IAS 39, and more.

Avoiding injury

With a change to the Ogden discount rate expected imminently, Mohammed Khan, Sundip Mistry and Andrew Corner look at its potential effects.

Culture and purpose in financial services

Inspiring confidence

ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.

Banks, insurers and investment managers play vitally important roles within society, to encourage economic development and allow individuals and businesses to save, invest, insure and make payments. We must have confidence in them. Responsible providers, responsible consumers, better regulation and better information underpin this confidence.