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KPMG’s podcast series on IFRS® and financial reporting – Helping embed and explain the changes

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KPMG’s podcast series on IFRS® and financial reporting – Helping embed and explain the changes

    Mergers and acquistions – Buying a business

    Mergers and acquistions – Buying a business

    As the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is on the rise. Companies should be aware of the accounting requirements before the transaction takes place so the implications can be considered as the deal is being negotiated. In this podcast, Andrea Schriber and Julia LaPointe look at the relevant IFRS Standards, including IFRS 3 Business Combinations, and address the key points that companies should consider in accounting for any acquisition.
    ‘IFRS®’, ‘IASB®’, ‘IFRIC®’, ‘IFRS for SMEs®’, ‘IAS®’ and ‘SIC®’ are registered Trade Marks of the IFRS Foundation and are used by KPMG IFRG Limited under licence subject to the terms and conditions contained therein. Please contact the IFRS Foundation for details of countries where its Trade Marks are in use and/or have been registered.

    • 7 min
    COVID-19 – Areas of focus for 2020 year ends

    COVID-19 – Areas of focus for 2020 year ends

    This podcast offers clear and concise points to consider on reflecting the impact of COVID-19 in year-end financial statements. Hosted by Reinhard Dotzlaw (KPMG Global IFRS leader), this episode offers insights from KPMG specialists who each share their thoughts on the key questions to ask about going concern, impairment, rent concessions, government assistance, provisions and more. 
    ‘IFRS®’, ‘IASB®’, ‘IFRIC®’, ‘IFRS for SMEs®’, ‘IAS®’ and ‘SIC®’ are registered Trade Marks of the IFRS Foundation and are used by KPMG IFRG Limited under licence subject to the terms and conditions contained therein. Please contact the IFRS Foundation for details of countries where its Trade Marks are in use and/or have been registered.

    • 14 min
    IBOR reform – Targeted accounting relief to ease adoption

    IBOR reform – Targeted accounting relief to ease adoption

    Many companies use benchmark interest rates – e.g. in their loan instruments, lease contracts and in hedge accounting. The replacement of some of these rates with alternative benchmark rates is expected to be mostly completed by the end of 2021.
    In this podcast, Colin Martin and Stewart Hagell discuss the targeted accounting relief that has been made available to ease adoption of the new benchmark rates for banks and corporates.  
    'IFRS' is a registered trademark of the IFRS Foundation and is used by KPMG IFRG Limited under licence subject to the terms and conditions contained therein. Please contact the IFRS Foundation for details of countries where its trademarks are in use and/or have been registered.

    • 9 min
    COVID-19 – Accounting for provisions

    COVID-19 – Accounting for provisions

    Many companies are keen to recognise the impact of COVID-19 in P&L now, but this means finding the right balance between under- and over-providing for its impacts.
    In this podcast, Irina Ipatova and Ian Greenwood provide a reminder of what can and can’t be provided for.
    'IFRS' is a registered trademark of the IFRS Foundation and is used by KPMG IFRG Limited under licence subject to the terms and conditions contained therein. Please contact the IFRS Foundation for details of countries where its trademarks are in use and/or have been registered.

    • 12 min
    COVID-19 – Accounting for government assistance

    COVID-19 – Accounting for government assistance

    Governments around the world have implemented a broad range of actions to help companies during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Many – but not all – of these actions can be accounted for under  IAS 20 Accounting for Government Grants.
    In this podcast, Brian O’Donovan and Julia La Pointe discuss the exceptions as well as the rules to using this standard in the current unprecedented environment.
    'IFRS' is a registered trademark of the IFRS Foundation and is used by KPMG IFRG Limited under licence subject to the terms and conditions contained therein. Please contact the IFRS Foundation for details of countries where its trademarks are in use and/or have been registered.

    • 10 min
    COVID-19 – Estimating in uncertain times

    COVID-19 – Estimating in uncertain times

    COVID-19 has completely changed the macroeconomic landscape; the level of uncertainty about the future economic outlook and the related market volatility pose significant challenges for management when making estimates.

    • 15 min

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