Basel III Capital – Calculating Capital Ratios and Accounting Implications

September 21 – 22, 2017 • Toronto

Basel III Capital – Regulatory Calculations and Accounting Implications – This two-day seminar will give you a deep understanding of the Basel III capital ratios framework. Two of the features that make this seminar different from other similar seminars: Firstly, it provides an understanding of the accounting treatment of the items affecting regulatory capital and, secondly, it uses real life cases to explain the complex Basel III rules.

 CPE Hours: Course – 12 hours


IFRS 9 – Financial Instrument Recognition and Impairment for Banks

September  13, 2017 • Calgary
September 20, 2017 • Toronto

IFRS 9 – Financial Instrument Recognition and Impairment for Banks – this one-day seminar takes a practical approach to essential aspects of IFRS 9 including how banks are tackling key judgments such as a significant increase in credit risk and using scenarios in estimating probabilities of default.

CPE Hours: Course – 6 hours


IFRS 9 – Accounting For Derivatives in Practice

September 14 – 15, 2017 – Calgary
September 18 – 19, 2017 – Toronto

 CPE Hours: Course – 12 hours

Accounting for Derivatives in Practice Under IFRS 9 will give participants a deep understanding of derivatives accounting and the application of hedge accounting for hedges of interest rate, inflation, FX and commodity risks. Learning is based on an intense use of real cases, applying IFRS 9 step-by-step. The new requirements are contrasted with IAS 39 where relevant.




2017 Focus on Finance

June 13 -14, 2017

Currency and commodity markets continue to experience volatility.  Under fair value accounting and IFRS, this volatility translates directly on to your financial statements and into your regulatory disclosures.  At the best of times, regulatory and accounting compliance is a technical and challenging task.  In volatile times, your exposures are magnified as stakeholders and markets always seem ready to pounce on negative developments.

On top of managing these business challenges, new and long-standing issues must be managed:  fraud, cyber risk, debt compliance.  Staying on top of these varied and complex matters is a time-consuming and costly task.



IFRS 9 – Modelling for Expected Credit Losses

June 6 – 7, 2017 – Toronto

IFRS 9 implementation project targets for testing and parallel runs are quickly approaching. ECL calculations under IFRS 9 present complex new challenges for regulatory capital and credit risk management.

Time is becoming critical as the implementation date is fast approaching. This in-depth, information packed course has been developed specifically to tackle the expected credit loss rules in a practical and substantive manner.




Implementing LICAT

May 25, 2017 – Toronto

Implementing LICAT has been specifically designed to examine the critical issues vital to your implementation plans and initial decision-making.





Regulatory Change Management for Financial Institutions 

March 7 – 8, 2017 – Toronto

This course will prepare participants to build a legislative and regulatory tracking process that monitors regulatory change, measures impact on business operations, and ensures the implementation of appropriate policy, training, and control updates. The course will also allow participants to learn how to implement an effective and sustainable policy and procedure management process within their organizations.