Question: What is the purpose of IFRS 9?

IFRS 9 is effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018 with early application permitted. IFRS 9 specifies how an entity should classify and measure financial assets, financial liabilities, and some contracts to buy or sell non-financial items.

What is the objective of IFRS 9?

The objective of IFRS 9 is to establish principles for the financial reporting of financial assets and financial liabilities that will present relevant and useful information to users of financial statements for their assessment of the amounts, timing and uncertainty of the entitys future cash flows.

What is the impact of IFRS 9?

Possible consequences of IFRS 9 include: More income statement volatility. IFRS 9 raises the risk that more assets will have to be measured at fair value with changes in fair value recognized in profit and loss as they arise.

What is a derivative IFRS 9?

Derivatives. Definition of a derivative instrument in IFRS 9. Changes in value in response to the change in the underlying. No or insignificant net investment. Typical options and swaps.

What is IFRS banking?

International Financial Reporting Standards, commonly called IFRS, are accounting standards issued by the IFRS Foundation and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).

Why do we need IFRS?

IFRS Standards bring transparency by enhancing the international comparability and quality of financial information, enabling investors and other market participants to make informed economic decisions. Our Standards provide information that is needed to hold management to account.

How many IAS do we have?

The following is the list of IFRS and IAS issued by the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) in 2019. In 2019, there are 16 IFRS and 29 IAS.

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