Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Management

December 13 – 14, 2017 • Toronto

Information, technology and cybersecurity risk management are near the top of every organization’s priority list. In many cases, however, the subject remains the responsibility of compliance and IT departments despite the pervasive financial, reputational and regulatory risks they represent.

Dealing with an intangible, unpredictable risk to your business that presents tremendous financial, reputational and regulatory threats is a difficult task to grasp, to budge and to keep firmly on the agenda…until disaster strikes.




IFRS 17 – Insurance Contract Accounting 

November 21 – 23, 2017 • Toronto

IFRS 17, the insurance contracts standard, establishes a global standard for accounting and reporting of insurance contracts. It clearly embodies the IASB’s commitment to an approach that severs the link between insurance assets and liabilities for accounting purposes.

Moving forward, insurers will be compelled to deal with significant new volatility on financial statements. These changes, and the resulting financial statement impact, will have appreciable collateral impact – products may be discontinued, investment strategies will be altered, regulatory capital and required ratios are significantly affected.

 CPE Hours: Course – 14 hours



Implementing IFRS 9 in Financial Institutions

September 25, 2017 • Toronto

IFRS 9 is finally in the home stretch with mandatory implementation for most financial institutions taking place on January 1, 2018. The daunting task of mastering the details of the new rules and translating them into accounting processes and business operations has been underway in earnest for some time now and plans to “go live” must be finalized.



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 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 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.