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IFRS17 Workshop, 21 February

Thursday 21 February 2019 12:30 - 17:00

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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
  • Kamran Foroughi, WTW 
  • Cassandra Hannibal, Moodys
  • Jokoll Mendy, Aon Benfield
  • Richard Olswang, Prudential
  • Nan Paramanathan, PwC
  • Lucinda Parlett, KPMG
  • Rebecca Sarder, Aviva
  • Derek Wright, PWC
12.30-13.00 Registration

Intro and overview of IFoA response to IFRS 17
Chair: Dominic Veney, PIC
Speakers: Kamran Foroughi, WTW, 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: Kamran Foroughi, WTW, Richard Olswang, Prudential, Derek Wright, Anthony Coughlan, PWC, Members of the IFoA Financial Reporting Group (FRG)

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

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: Jokoll Mendy, Aon Benfield
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




Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ

Nearest Public Transport

Chancery Lane Station

Pricing information


Members - £200.00
Non members - £250.00

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