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IFRS 17 Roadshow: Greetings from London!

Posted by Sarah Werner

The Power of Combined Minds

Like our previous roadshow events in Toronto & NYC, we welcomed a mix of finance leaders, accountants, actuaries, and advisors to discuss IFRS projects and considerations.

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IFRS 17 Insights, Thoughts and Concerns from the Road

Posted by Sarah Werner

The Power of Combined Minds

Our theme of 'The Power of Combined Minds' was definitely evident in this week's IFRS 17 Roadshow Events in Toronto and New York City.  Finance, IT and Actuarial leaders from many global insurers listened intently to...

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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

Posted by Sarah Werner

Today's CFOs may be feeling a bit overwhelmed when they consider the storm of accounting regulations that is approaching. New accounting standards around leasing (ASC 842/IFRS 16), insurance contracts (ASC 942/IFRS 17), revenue recognition (ASC...

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

Posted by Sarah Werner

For large, multinational companies, a shift to the new leasing standard (IFRS 16/ASC 842) will cause unforeseen impact.

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KPMG & Aptitude Software unite around IFRS 17

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recent surveys from KPMG & Aptitude Software suggest that most insurers are far from ready for IFRS 17, with over 80% of organizations still in the pre-assessment or assessment phase.

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CFO challenges, opportunities discussed at Hong Kong roundtable

Posted by Sarah Werner

In order to better serve our clients, we need to know what they are excited about and what keeps them up at night.  We do this with surveys like our GIRA assessment, webinars and through events like our recent roundtable discussion held at the...

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Aptitude gathers Senior Finance Leaders in NYC

Posted by Sarah Werner

This ‘Future of Finance Forum’ event explored how the Finance function needs to evolve and ways to deliver this evolution. We enjoyed a vigorous debate about the desirable role of the Finance department and focused heavily on the role of technology...

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The Future of Finance In Insurance

Posted by Sarah Werner

Participants discussed the challenges they faced, their desire to provide strategic guidance to the business and required skill sets of the future. Common sentiments from the group included the need and desire to move away from backwards-looking...

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The FSN Future of the Finance Function Survey 2017

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Survey shows CFOs are turning to tech vendors to help navigate finance transformation

Posted by Sarah Werner

From impact assessments to assembling the right project team to finding a window to take a plunge with a new system, finance transformations can be daunting for the CFO and their teams.  A soon to be released survey from FSN showed that while CFOs...

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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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