The Ledger

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The Ledger

Andrea Herbert

Andrea Herbert

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Momentum builds as Australian regulators urge insurers to progress AASB 17 projects

Posted by Andrea Herbert

In March, when the world was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and during the subsequent months there was a clear divide between those organizations that accelerated their digital transformation projects and those who were more cautious and chose to...

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Mergers, ‘Techquisitions’ and the post-COVID opportunity

Posted by Andrea Herbert

According to a PwC report, 32% of CFOs have changed their M&A strategy since COVID-19 appeared in March of 2020. There is evidence that after any market crash M&A activity surges. “Most companies are still in the early days of assessing the...

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Finance re-imagined: an interview with KPMG Partner, David Fourie

Posted by Andrea Herbert

Ahead of our annual AptConnect event on November 19-20, I sat down with KPMG Financial Services Partner, David Fourie, who will be joining us as a keynote speaker, to discuss the digitization of finance, potential obstacles and what’s at stake...
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Why IFRS 17 is giving subledgers the chance to (finally) shine

Posted by Andrea Herbert

There is no doubt about it - accounting subledgers are a hot topic of conversation in the world of insurers. And from what we have seen, it's IFRS 17 which is shining this new-found spotlight on subledgers and subledger strategy. 

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IFRS 17: The PAA approach…simpler, but is it simple?

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Two things to consider before adopting the Premium Allocation Approach under IFRS 17

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IFRS 17’s Contractual Service Margin – an actuarial or accounting issue?

Posted by Andrea Herbert

Our IFRS 17 experts are frequently finding themselves in an industry debate over where the responsibility and resolution of IFRS 17 regulatory compliance sits…is it an actuarial issue? Or accounting?

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Lease accounting compliance: what to consider when choosing an IFRS 16/ASC 842 vendor

Posted by Andrea Herbert

The deadline for IFRS 16/ASC 842, the new lease accounting standards, is approaching fast, with public companies needing to be compliant for reporting periods after 15th December 2018 (ASC 842) or 1st January 2019 (IFRS 16.) Private companies...

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