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Maximizing the value of revenue data

Posted by Sarah Werner

The revenue recognition standard deadline has passed and companies that have an established solution in place are now finding themselves in an enviable position when it comes to revenue data.  

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The lease accounting requirements that are setting us apart

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recently we wrote a blog post on some of the signs that may indicate your lease accounting solution doesn’t have what it takes to meet your needs now that IFRS 16 and ASC 842 are in full swing for most organizations.   

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FASB announces potential LDTI deferral

Posted by Sarah Werner

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced a potential deferral to their standard, Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Contracts (LDTI) on July 17. 

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Achieving best in class compliance: our CFO’s perspective

Posted by Philip Wood & Drew Whibley

Every day our organization thinks about how we can better help finance teams achieve their goals and overcome challenges, including accounting change. Well, who better to help provide perspective than our own finance leaders? Today we’re turning...

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Five signs your lease accounting solution isn’t ‘the one’

Posted by Siobhan Thompson

By now, most public companies have adopted the new lease accounting standards as required on Jan. 1, 2019. However, given the rush toward compliance  in a Q4 2018 survey only 4% of public companies had reported completing their leasing...

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Private companies push forward on leasing compliance

Posted by Sarah Werner

In early 2016 when the FASB and IASB issued the new lease accounting standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16, the effective date of December 15, 2019 for private companies likely felt very far away.

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5 Benefits of using a subledger for LDTI

Posted by Sarah Werner

Many organizations use regulatory change initiatives as a catalyst for Finance Transformation and indeed in the case of FASB’s latest accounting standard - an update to Topic 944 (ASU 2018-12), otherwise known as LDTI - the conversations...

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For US GAAP reporting Insurers, LDTI is coming quickly

Posted by Sarah Werner

As finance leaders at US Insurers come out of year-end close efforts, they are expected to quickly turn their attention to ASU 2018-12 - FASB’s update to Topic 944 known within the industry as LDTI (‘Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for...

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Top 3 takeaways from InsuranceERM IFRS 17 panel

Posted by Paul Newton

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of leading a panel discussion at the InsuranceERM IFRS 17 Event in London.  Finance leaders from global insurers Aviva, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Allianz, and Gjensidige Forsikring ASA joined me on the conference...

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Head of Aptitude Centre of Excellence talks about his team, favorite moments and what the future holds

Posted by Sarah Werner

James Brittle has been Head of the Aptitude Centre of Excellence (CoE) since its inception in 2016. Before that he spent 6 years as Head of Presales for Aptitude Software.  

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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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