IFRS 17

News

Eiopa on IFRS 17: generally positive but with reservations

EU insurance authority shares opinion on accounting standard and its interaction with Solvency II

Global insurers demand re-opening and delay to IFRS 17

Letter demonstrates importance and urgency to the matter, says Insurance Europe

Insurers push back choosing vendors for IFRS 17

While nearly half of Irish insurers take no steps to develop board's understanding of IFRS 17, says regulator

Accountants chuckle as IASB chair claims IFRS 17 will "sail through"

Hans Hoogervorst said insurers are "exceedingly happy" with progress

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

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

Analysis

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Efrag makes preliminary call on IFRS 17 issues and timeline

The EU accounting standards advisory body has acknowledged the "very challenging" implementation timelines for IFRS 17 and shared its thoughts on other potential problems with the incoming standard for insurance contracts. Cintia Cheong and Christopher Cundy report

IFRS 17 earnings recognition: challenges, opportunities and innovations

Luca Tres and Adam Robinson discuss IFRS 17 and its earning recognition criteria from a capital markets and insurance practitioner's perspective, and consider the challenges and the opportunities this presents

Mapfre's Antonio Huertas: there should be one global capital regime

Mapfre's chief executive tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges and risks at the top of the Spanish insurer's agenda, including underinsurance, Solvency II and IFRS 17

The challenge of constructing IFRS 17 discount rates

Nick Jessop discusses the permitted approaches for constructing insurance contract discount rates under the IFRS 17.

Risk and actuarial recruitment: boom time again

Wages in actuarial and risk management roles are going up, in large part because of the opportunities created by IFRS 17, the new insurance contracts accounting standard. Cintia Cheong reports