Neoedge to professionally upgrade through Successful IFRS Implementation
07/27/2011

Aside from professionally upgrading yourselves, it is relevant that you develop critical understanding of all standards relating to financial instruments, which include the new IFRS 9.

Online PR News – 27-July-2011 – – Aside from professionally upgrading yourselves, it is relevant that you develop critical understanding of all standards relating to financial instruments, which include the new IFRS 9. Learn the strategies on how to effectively meet disclosure requirements and become fully up-to-date with current IFRS. Be ahead of the competition and gain knowledge of areas that have changed recently and the critical categories which are expected to evolve. This is the only course that will target special handling of derivatives, structured products, hedge products and securitised products.

Implementing IFRS for Financial Institutions
Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, Singapore, 14-16 September 2011
Workshop Trainers: Graeme Tosen; Chris Bruce

Graeme Tosen
• Head of Treasury Finance for The Co-operative Financial Services UK
• Headed up the Finance Advisory function for Bank of Scotland Treasury (part of HBOS plc)
• Financial manager at Gensec Bank in Johannesburg, worked in the Capital Markets and Treasury division of PricewaterhouseCoopers, and lectured in Accounting at the University of Pretoria
• Author of “A Practical Guide to IFRS for Derivatives and Structured Finance”

Chris Bruce
• A Chartered Accountant (member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales) and CFA Charterholder
• Currently working in Accounting Policy for a major UK bank
• He has experience in dealing with IFRS accounting issues, specifically relating to structured and complex transactions, capital markets funding (including securitisations) and derivatives, having worked with treasury and trading functions for the past four years.
• Prior to joining his current employers, Chris spent a number of years working for PwC's audit practice after graduating from Oxford University.

These high profiled trainers will present tailored modules that will resolve all standards that deal with financial instrument recognition, measurement, disclosure and presentation, including NEW IFRS 9. Applications will be illustrated with real-life financial statements and practical case studies. The experienced trainers will guide participants through discussing actual securitisation and structured finance transactions. The course will incorporate forward looking elements and highlight some of the non-accounting aspects that may impact entities when transitioning to the new rules.

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