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Joint IFRS Foundation and ICAEW Conference on IFRS 16 Leases—implementing the new Standard

 05 October 2016

Last call for places! 7 October 2016, ICAEW, Chartered Accountants' Hall, One Moorgate Place London

The fourth annual joint IFRS Foundation and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Conference will be held on 7 October 2016 in London.

This one-day international conference will bring together representatives of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) as well as accounting professionals and others who need to understand IFRS 16 Leases requirements, practical implementation issues and the associated challenges.

Speakers include:

  • Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman, IASB
  • Andre Besson, Global Head of Accounting Policy and
    IFRS Technical Research, Nestle
  • Peter Hogarth, Partner, PwC
  • Sue Lloyd, Member, IASB
  • Brian O’Donovan, Partner, KPMG
  • Andrew Tempest, Group Financial Controller, easyJet
  • Peter Westaway, National Accounting & Audit, Deloitte LLP
  • Jed Wrigley, Fund Manager, Fidelity International

Key topics to be covered will include:

  • Implementation issues—hot topics and how entities are addressing them
  • Transition to IFRS 16 Leases—practical steps and decisions to make
  • Definition of a lease—including contracts with both lease and service components
  • Business implications—including effects on reporting systems and
    the cost of borrowing
  • Disclosure requirements—investor information needs

To register for conference participation: