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IFRS Update Training Course
26 - 27 September 2024
Novotel London Tower Bridge, London, UKLondon

Chris Nobes PhD, CA, FCCA
Professor at University of London, University of Sydney


Chris Nobes is a Professor of Accounting at the University of London (Royal Holloway College) and at the University of Sydney. He is a Visiting Professor at Ca’ Foscari (the University of Venice). He has held visiting posts at universities in New York, San Diego, Auckland, Oslo, Amsterdam and Barcelona. He won the ‘Outstanding International Educator’ of the American Accounting Association in 2002, and the ‘Distinguished Academic Award’ of the British Accounting and Finance Association in 2015.

Chris was a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of the UK and Ireland, and then one of the two UK representatives on the Board of the International Accounting Standards Committee from 1993 to 2001. He is a member of the Financial Reporting Committee of the ICAEW. He is a consultant to PwC.

Agenda Sessions

  • Introduction and world view of IFRS

  • Recent IFRS Changes – What’s New?

  • Accounting for assets

  • Applying IFRS 9: Financial Instruments

  • Presentation of Financial Statements; and why are there two income statements?

  • Applying IFRS 15: Revenue Recognition

  • IFRS 16: Applying the leasing standard

  • Liabilities and equity: What exactly is the dividing line, and why does it matter?

  • Practical problems with ‘liabilities’ in IFRS: Definition, recognition and measurement

  • Disclosures: Sustainability and subsidiaries

  • Group accounting: Applying IFRSs 3 and 10; and IAS 21

  • Conclusions on ‘Other comprehensive income’ and reclassifications

  • Understanding the differences between IFRS and US GAAP

  • Options remaining in IFRS in 2024: Which should your company choose?