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IFRS Update


Join ACCA Ireland for an upcoming IFRS Update session being delivered by Robert Kirk, on Wednesday, 1 December at 10:00.


This half day webinar will cover the latest developments in international financial reporting. In particular it will cover the following topics:


  • IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers – Summary  of the  5 steps to revenue recognition and example of how it has affected multi performance contracts
  • IFRS 16 Leases – Summary of key points in the standard and how it is working in practice with both UK and Irish examples
  • IFRS 17 Insurance contracts – high level summary of key issues in the standard
  • Recent exposure drafts and discussion papers including:
          General presentation and disclosure
          Business combinations, goodwill and impairment
          Regulatory assets and liabilities
  • Review of IAASA’s Annual Observations (Sept 2021) and recent IAASA financial reporting decisions
  • The latest minor changes and proposed changes to existing standards


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.

Event details
Sector: Other
Date: 01 December 2021
End Date: 01 December 2021
Duration: 3 hours
Venue: Online
Capacity: 30
Places: No free places
CPD Units*: 3
*CPD Units are only verifiable if the event attended provides skills and/or knowledge relevant to your job or career aspirations.
Cost details
Members €79.00
Guest price €79.00
Booking details
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Futher details Please note that registrations for this session will close at 12:00 on 30 November. 

The webinar will be recorded and the recording will be available for those who have registered for the event. 

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