Join ACCA and Robert Kirk for a live session on FRS 102 Core Issues in Practice and Latest Amendments on Tuesday, 26th October.
The webinar will cover the latest changes but the majority of the time will be spent on investigating how Irish companies have applied the standard in practice in key areas. It will cover such topics as:
• Investment property
• Property, plant and equipment
• Intangible assets and Business combinations
• Use of exceptional items
• Deferred taxation
• Defined benefit pension schemes
• Directors Loans
• Forward foreign exchange contracts
• Government grants
• Impact of Covid 19
• Multiemployer pension schemes
• Interest rate benchmark reform
• Rent concessions under Covid 19
About Robert Kirk
After graduating with a second class first division honours degree in Economics from Queens University, Belfast in 1972 Robert trained as an Irish Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, qualifying in first place in his final examinations in 1975.
In 1981 he was appointed a Director of Business and Accounting Training (now Griffith College Dublin) where he embarked on his academic career, teaching mainly on the professional examination courses for ICAI, CPA, CIMA and ACCA.
In 1985 he joined Queens University as a full-time lecturer and moved to the University of Ulster in 1992 as a Senior Lecturer. In 1994 he was appointed to the Chair in Financial Reporting at Ulster.