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IFRS17 Workshop, 21 February

Thursday 21 February 2019 12:30 - 17:00

IFoA Logo for EventsThe Life Board and Life Lifelong Learning Sub-committee are running this half-day workshop on IFRS 17.

They will provide a detailed understanding of the key concepts of the standard, as well as discuss how implementation will impact people, process and systems.  They will also share views on how the new standard will change the way insurers are viewed in the market, and share perspectives from within and outside of the profession.


Speakers include:

  • Burcin Arkut, Aviva SA
  • Anthony Coughlan, PWC
  • Cassandra Hannibal, Moody's Analytics
  • Milen Lacheta, Aon Analytics
  • Richard Olswang, Prudential
  • Nan Paramanathan, PwC
  • Lucinda Parlett, KPMG
  • Rebecca Sarder, Aviva
12.30-13.00 Registration

Intro and overview of IFoA response to IFRS 17
Chair: Dominic Veney, PIC
Speakers: Anthony Coughlan, PwC, Rebecca Sarder, Aviva and Richard Olswang, Prudential

13.30-14.30 Update on status and current deliberations – status/EFRAG process and deliberations / TRG / IAA
Speakers:  Richard Olswang, Prudential and Anthony Coughlan, PwC 

Hot Topic 1: Discount Rate
Key considerations and potential techniques for deriving discount rates under IFRS 17
Speaker: Cassandra Hannibal, Moody's Analytics 

14.50-15.10 Hot Topic 2: Transition
A session on transition and transitional issues under IFRS 17
Speaker: Burcin Arkut, Aviva SA
15.10-15.30 Hot Topic 3: Reinsurance
A session on the use of reinsurance under IFRS 17, and any impacts the new standard has on reinsurance
Speaker: Milena Lacheta, Aon Analytics
15.30-16.00 Afternoon refreshments
16.00-16.30 Disclosure – what you’re telling the market about your business
Description of presentation and disclosure requirements, understanding of which is key for IFRS 17 implementation.
Speaker: Lucinda Parlett, KPMG
16.30-16.55 International view of IFRS 17
The implications for IFRS 17 for global actuaries
Speaker: Nan Paramanathan, PwC
16.55-17.00 Closing comments


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