• IFRS 17 Conference: what have we learned?

    12 March 2019

    The upcoming accounting standard for insurance contracts poses several challenges to the industry ranging from skills shortages to stakeholder engagement. On 27 February, experts convened at InsuranceERM's IFRS 17 Conference in London to discuss their approach to successful implementation. Cintia Cheong summarises the findings

  • "IFRS 17 is the most cross-function project we've ever had"

    11 February 2019

    Erich Kruschitz, head of group finance of Uniqa, tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges the company faces with the implementation of IFRS 17 and 9 accounting standards

  • EU accounting advisors left baffled by IFRS 17 deferral

    23 November 2018

    Efrag chooses to discuss endorsement after Asaf meeting

  • IFRS 17: A delay in the balance

    23 October 2018

    Arguments are raging about whether implementation of the new insurance contracts accounting standard should be delayed. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments in the long-running saga

  • EU authorities tell Efrag to stop stalling on IFRS 17 - UPDATED

    22 October 2018

    ESAs warn a delay in IFRS 17 would challenge coordination with IFRS 9

  • Europe may not endorse IFRS 17 until end of 2021, expert says

    05 October 2018

    Points to need to delay accounting standard's implementation date beyond 1 January 2021

  • Insurance Europe cranks up pressure for IFRS 17 to be delayed

    03 October 2018

    Lobby group warns IFRS 17 'isn't yet good enough'

  • Scor and Prudential likely to benefit from IFRS 17; some set to lose out

    02 October 2018

    IFRS 17 "increasingly likely" to be delayed by up to two years, says Deutsche Bank

  • Give us three more years to implement IFRS 17, Spanish insurers ask

    27 September 2018

    Effective date of 2021 is "too soon", Unespa says

  • ABI calls for 'minimum' two-year delay to IFRS 17 implementation

    24 September 2018

    More time needed to deliver high quality financial reporting it is argued