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Chris Nobes
Professor at University of London, University of Sydney

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Chris Nobes is a Professor at the University of London and the University of Sydney. 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 UK’s Accounting Standards Committee and then a member of the Board of the International Accounting Standards Committee from 1993 to 2001. He is on the Academic Panel of the UK’s Accounting Council. He is a consultant to PwC. 

Chris is an author or co-author of fourteen books, including Penguin Dictionary of Accounting (2006) and Comparative International Accounting (2016).

Agenda Sessions

  • Introduction; World View of IFRS

    09:00
  • Recent IFRS Changes – What’s New?

    10:15
  • Applying IFRS 9: Financial Instruments

    11:15
  • Applying IFRS 15: Revenue Recognition

    12:00
  • Accounting for Assets: How much fair value is there now in IFRS?

    14:00
  • Presentation of Financial Statements; and why are there two income statements?

    15:45
  • The challenge of translating IFRS (from English) and annual reports (into English)

    17:00
  • IFRS 16: Applying the new leasing standard

    09:00
  • The Practical Impact of IASB’s New Conceptual Framework

    11:00
  • Liabilities and equity: What exactly is the dividing line, and why does it matter?

    12:00
  • Practical problems with ‘liabilities’ in IFRS: Definition, recognition and measurement

    12:30
  • Group accounting: Applying IFRSs 3 and 10; and IAS 21

    14:00
  • Conclusions on ‘Other comprehensive income’ and reclassifications

    15:15
  • Understanding the differences between IFRS and US GAAP

    15:45
  • Options remaining in IFRS in 2020: Which should your company choose?

    16:30