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IFRS 9 Financial Instruments & Integrated Reporting

Duration: 3 Days | 8:30 am – 4 pm
Monday – Wednesday

30 April – 2 May 2018
Dubai UAE

Course Overview:

This is a two-in-one three-day course for delegates who want to be on the edge of new developments in financial reporting. The first two days of the course will cover all aspects of financial instruments and the last day will deal with the development sustainable and integrated reporting. The course will also touch on related topics such as Fair value measurement, Foreign exchange, Earnings per share, Insurance, Leases. Share-based payments, Financial Reporting, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Sustainability Reporting.

The treatment and reporting on financial instruments changed several times over the past two decades and the new developments of IFRS 9 Financial Instruments is no exception. The new classifications, measurement, hedging requirements and impairment testing in particular changed significantly. Related standards on IFRS 13 Fair value measurement, IAS 21 Foreign exchange, IAS 32 Presentation of financial Instruments, IFRS 2 Share-based payments, IFRS 16 Leases and IFRS 17 Insurance will also demand new insights from all accounting professionals.

Integrated reporting changed the face of corporate reporting in the world. Financial reporting will always be part of it, but the audience of corporate reports broadened the scope of corporate reporting. Financial information should be complemented by disclosures on the business model, performance, strategy and future outlook of an organization. All the stakeholders of an organization should be incorporated as “users” and therefore the disclosures should not only be on financial issues but rather also on non-financial issues.

Key Take Away from this Course:

• Understand fair value principles
• Recognize financial instruments
• Classify financial assets and financial liabilities
• Measure financial assets
• Reclassify financial assets
• Impair financial assets including receivables
• Record hedge accounting transactions
• Disclose financial instruments
• Deal with transactions with own equity instruments including share-based payments
• Understand new developments in insurance and leases
• Value the benefits of integrated thinking and reporting
• Explore features of sustainable and integrated reporting

You can’t teach accounting without examples. The practical examples make this training event unique and different from the rest.

Who Should Attend?

CEO’s, CFO’s, Directors, VP, Head of Department & Managers & Chartered Accountants from the following disciplines
• Finance
• Budgeting & Forecasting
• Revenue
• Audit
• Compliance
• Company Secretaries
• Operations