What to disclose under IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosures
About 3 years ago, I was reviewing the financial statements of a medium-sized company providing consumer loans. They needed the IFRS financial statements due to lots of loans taken from foreign banks. Usually, these banks require bigger debtors to provide the financial statements annually. So…
How to Account for Debt Factoring or Selling of Receivables
When I was auditing the financial statements of one of our clients, I spotted a few strange things: There was a huge balance of cash on client’s bank account at the year-end. And I mean HUGE. To illustrate: normally, the client had about CU…
How to Make Hedging Documentation
If your company enters into some derivatives or other contracts to protect against any (potentially adverse) changes in cash flows or fair values, then it’s probably beneficial to apply hedge accounting. I wrote a few articles about hedge accounting, therefore if you need to refresh…
What Is a Financial Instrument?
A few weeks ago, we published the article about How to Implement IFRS 9 to assist you with the adoption of the major forthcoming IFRS update. Many accountants and CFOs are worried about IFRS 9, there are numerous discussions going on about it, but not…
IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
IFRS 9 Financial Instruments is one of the most challenging standards because it’s sooo complex and sometimes complicated. It belongs to the “Big 3” – the three difficult standards that need to be implemented in the near future: IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: adoption date =…
How to Implement IFRS 9
The new IFRS 9 Financial Instruments will replace the older standard IAS 39 in January 2018 and it practically means that if you are affected, you need to start getting ready NOW. Why? Because your comparative period starts in January 2017 and you will need…
IFRS 9 vs. US GAAP – Coming Closer?
We all know that IASB and US standard’s setting body FASB work together in order to prepare a single set of global accounting standards. Recently issued standard on revenue recognition, IFRS 15 and its American counterpart FAS 606 are a good example of these mutual…
Hedge Accounting Under IFRS 9: Rebalancing – What Is This New Concept?
Hedge accounting belongs to the most difficult accounting areas and I published a few articles on this topic on IFRSbox – for example, here and here. Today, I’m delighted to present another hedging article written by Mr. Kevin Mitchel,Partner – Advisory Services at Rochford, the…
The Best of CPDbox 2015
The year-end is coming closer and closer; the closings have already started to push their pressure on all of us, the exam season approaches and we live the busy lives. I know that this part of the year is usually the second busiest for any…
The Quick Guide to IFRS 7 Risk Disclosures
The financial instruments belong to the most complicated and difficult areas in IFRS and therefore, I dedicated many articles to making the things understandable a bit. However, until now, we haven’t even touched the complexity of the disclosures about financial instruments as required by IFRS…
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