Navigate the new world of accounting change

Insurance webcast series

26 January 2017, 3:00PM - 4:00PM, CET

The International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) forthcoming insurance contracts standard, IFRS 17 (formerly often known as IFRS 4 Phase 2), is expected to significantly affect the profit emergence pattern of insurance products, introduce volatility into some entities’ profit or loss or other comprehensive income, and impact funds available for shareholder and policyholder dividends.

Additionally, key metrics such as written and earned premiums have been replaced and new metrics introduced, for example insurance contract revenue and insurance finance income expense. These changes will completely alter the look and feel of reported results and how performance is reported internally, including the metrics used to steer the business.

To help you navigate through the changes, KPMG International is pleased to host a series of webcasts. In this session – preparing to report under IFRS 17 – we will share practical examples of how reported profitability will be affected by IFRS 17 including showing how profit profiles will change and how volatile market conditions can impact reported profits. In addition, we will explore the impact of the variable fee approach and how this works in practice. We will also share some of the lessons that we have learned from other programs of finance and actuarial change and transformation to help insurers shape their implementation plans.

Join us to:

  • learn how IFRS 17 has the potential to affect reported results
  • better understand the variable fee approach
  • build on our experience to help develop your plans for implementation.

KPMG presenters

Mary Trussell, Global Insurance Accounting Change Lead Partner
Ferdia Byrne, Global Insurance Actuarial and Risk Lead Partner
Danny Clark, Global Insurance Accounting Change Technical Partner
Lucinda Parlett, Life Actuarial Principal Advisor and Global Financial Impact Leader KPMG in the UK

As investors and regulators strive for ever-accelerated reporting timetables, insurers will want to streamline processes and ensure clear, concise communication to shareholders, investors and other key stakeholders. KPMG’s approach is distinctive, recognizing that this is more than just a technical accounting and actuarial issue.

Mark your calendars for future webcasts:

  • 28 February 2017
  • 6 April 2017

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