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Sarah Werner

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IFRS 17 content round-up

Posted by Sarah Werner

IFRS 17, and now it's FASB counterpart, ASC 944, continues to be a hot topic of discussion among insurers.  We've pulled together a list of some recent content from the last few weeks in case you missed it. 

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IFRS 17 standard delayed a year...now what?

Posted by Sarah Werner

If you work for an insurance company and you report under IFRS GAAP, you no doubt have seen the decision by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to delay the implementation of IFRS 17 for one year to 1 January 2022. 

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Unintended consequences of the new lease accounting standards (IFRS 16 / ASC 842)

Posted by Sarah Werner

The new lease accounting standards will make financial statements more transparent and comparable by requiring organizations to report operating lease liabilities on the balance sheet.  But will the lease accounting standards have other...

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Hot off the press - Q3 Global IFRS 17 Readiness Assessment

Posted by Sarah Werner

We recently released our Global IFRS 17 Readiness Assessment (GIRA) Q3 survey results which revisits our base of insurers to see how IFRS 17 projects have progressed since the first report was released in January of 2018.

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Why our implementation experts speak ‘accounting’

Posted by Sarah Werner

The only thing that is constant is change.”
- Heraclitus of Ephesus

Within the ever-changing world of business, regulatory change stands out as particularly daunting to even the most experienced CFO. Time-bound, complex and often impacting...

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Dual reporting challenges under IFRS 16 & ASC 842

Posted by Sarah Werner

The new lease accounting standards, IFRS 16/ASC 842, will bring trillions of dollars of lease liabilities onto company balance sheets and trigger significant accounting changes when they take effect in December 2018/January 2019. This is the...

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Subleasing accounting challenges under IFRS 16/ASC 842

Posted by Sarah Werner

The new lease accounting standards, IFRS 16 / ASC 842, will bring trillions of dollars of lease liabilities onto company balance sheets and trigger significant accounting changes when they take effect in December 2018 / January 2019. This is the...

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How to quickly achieve lease accounting compliance

Posted by Sarah Werner

With many finance teams wrapping up revenue recognition projects, lease accounting (IFRS 16 / ASC 842) projects have taken a backseat.  Unfortunately, for public companies, the deadline for this standard – January 2019 – is fast approaching.

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KPMG and Aptitude Software announce revenue recognition managed service

Posted by Sarah Werner

Today, we are excited to announce a new managed service, offered in conjunction with KPMG, to help companies adopt ASC 606. The managed service brings together KPMG’s accounting experience and system implementation capabilities with Aptitude...

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How to prepare for your lease accounting project

Posted by Sarah Werner

Aptitude Software lease accounting expert, Alan Berkley, recently led a webinar on mitigating risks when implementing a lease accounting solution.

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

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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

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Multinational companies could be heading for a 'leaseberg' of huge proportions

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