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Aptitude named the category award winner for IFRS 17 - Accounting Systems

Posted by Sarah Werner

Aptitude Software has been named the category award winner for IFRS 17 – Accounting Systems in the latest Chartis 2022 RiskTech100® Report, which assesses leading vendors of risk technology solutions. This is the second year in a row Aptitude has...

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Four reasons CFOs are accelerating digital transformation projects

Posted by Sarah Werner

Given all the economic pressures of the last year, it would make sense that organizations might consider holding up or pausing digital transformation projects in the finance function due to cost or resource considerations. However, this is not...

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Supporting the move to a cloud General Ledger

Posted by Sarah Werner

"Cloudy with a chance of clouds." This Deloitte article title from a few months ago sums up the continued growth in cloud computing - a trend that remained resilient despite the economic pressures of 2020. One specific cloud use case, and the...

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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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Addressing IFRS 17 calculation and allocation gaps

Posted by Brian Heale

There is no shortage of challenges associated with IFRS 17.  The data, systems, judgement application, and business process complexity of the Standard has been well documented. 

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PAA and the evolution of the Aptitude IFRS 17 Solution

Posted by Brian Heale

In our recent whitepaper, PAA: An unexpected challenge for General Insurers? we examined some of the complexities associated with implementing PAA in the real world.

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When revenue recognition and lease accounting intersect

Posted by Sarah Werner

As standalone regulations, revenue recognition (IFRS 15 and ASC 606) and lease accounting (IFRS 16 and ASC 842) are each challenging in their own right. Revenue recognition completely overhauled the way organizations account for contracts with...

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How to benefit from the expected LDTI delay

Posted by Sarah Werner

After announcing a proposed one-year deferral of the effective date for Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long Duration Contracts (LDTI) in June, FASB is expected to issue the final amendment soon to ratify the decision. This will push...

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Buyer's remorse: five areas where leasing solutions are falling short

Posted by Sarah Werner

By now, public companies have adopted the new lease accounting standards, IFRS 16 and ASC 842, as required on January 1, 2019.

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Aptitude Software parent company, Microgen, named UK's top publicly quoted tech company by Megabuyte

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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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