4th Edition IFRS 17 Forum 2019

IFRS 17 Forum 2019

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2018 Key Agenda Highlights


Assessing how IFRS 17 interpretations can impact decision-making process


Addressing the potential P&L impacts on local branches and subsidiaries to limit liabilities

European Overview

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority’s evaluation of IFRS 17


Reporting and disclosure under IFRS 17 requirements and limiting volatility

Risk Adjustment

Understanding how the IFRS 17 standard could affect risk adjustment calculations


Challenges associated with re-insurance for successful contract management

Financial Implications

Financial implications associated with IFRS 17 and impacts on the business

Contractual Service Margin

Identifying adequate data to ensure accurate calculations

Life Vs Non-Life

Opportunities and constraints of life and non-life insurers and ensuring compliance

IFRS 17 Forum 2019 | SPONSORS

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2018 Co-Sponsors


addactis Actuarial & Software Solutions
addactis is the worldwide trademark of insurance software solutions of ADDACTIS Group covering the whole range of (re)insurance needs : pricing, reserving, reporting and modelling.
For over 25 years, ADDACTIS Group has been developing an unique expertise in actuarial consulting, design and deployment of software solutions for insurers, HR and financial departments for steering and modelling of occupational risks.
With addactis, you benefit from our 25 years of experience of 200 local and passionate experts & actuaries and our team of software developers fully dedicated to the insurance industry.
That’s why we are THE ALTERNATIVE. Providing you with a new generation of actuarial software solutions that fit your needs. Present in 24 locations around the 5 continents, the company ensures an effective and responsive support across Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa. Over 500 (re)insurance companies worldwide with more than 2000 users in almost 50 countries have already chosen addactis.

Move forward with addactis, insurance software for actuaries by actuaries!


FAS AG as a member of WTS Group is an independent and innovative solution provider for focused consulting, hands-on operational support and efficient outsourcing for the finance function of companies as well as for valuation and transaction purposes.

We provide multiple years of extensive experience in the widest variety of industries – from software and renewable energy to automotive and engineering.

Established in 2000 as a Spin-off from Arthur Andersen, today FAS supports you as an innovative solution provider and professional alternative to the Big4 with over 150 professionals working on projects all around the world.

Locations in Stuttgart, Munich, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Zurich and Vienna.

FAS AG – Accounting & Controlling ● Finance Optimization ● Corporate Finance ● Business Services


Your excellent partner for forward-looking-solutions in financial and risk management
For more than 25 years, we have responded to the challenges of financial and risk management with inspired and innovative services, and the most modern IT applications available.
As an internationally operating consulting company, we successfully work for banks, insurance companies predominantly as well as for industrial, trade and service companies worldwide. Within the financial services industry we have been engaged within various IFRS 9 transformations and currently manage international oriented IFRS 17 conversions for large scale insurance companies.
Our experts provide extensive and comprehensive advice on all questions regarding accounting, controlling, regulation, risk management and compliance. They develop measures tailored precisely to your objectives, ranging from minor changes to complex transformations.
Our consulting approach combines experience from various sectors, specialized expertise and strength in technical implementations. We will support you completely during the entire process, from strategy development to implementation, in organization and IT.
With our global operating delivery and service units, and highly specialized external application and process services (Managed Services), we complete our service portfolio, giving you the freedom to focus on your business.


Relied upon by nearly 75,000 users in over 35 countries CCH Tagetik software helps CFOs meet the growing demands of an increasingly strategic role. CCH Tagetik’s mission is to deliver world-class corporate performance management solutions through a unified Financial Performance Platform which helps automate complex financial and business processes. Shorter cycles, lower TCO, greater insight, better decision-making – in short, CCH Tagetik software solutions helps the Office of Finance work better, smarter and more efficiently with more confidence and less risk. Spend less time on routine, manual and repetitive activities and more time devising, advising and executing on the business strategies that drive financial results.

Can your organisation contribute at our IFRS 17 Forum?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. Please visit www.cefpro.com/sponsorship for an outline of what we can offer, and contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

How can your organization benefit from a CeFPro partnership?

2018 Media Partners

Media Partnerships

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss this further please contact Amy Greene by email at Sophie.Goodeve@cefpro.com or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582.

IFRS 17 Forum 2019 | INSIGHTS

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IFRS 17 Video Presentation:

Transition and Business Transformation

By Greg Douglas, Actuary, Old Mutual & David Castleden, Current Head of Accounting Policy and Advisory, Old Mutual

Ahead of the upcoming 3rd Edition IFRS 17 Forum taking place on 27 November in London, view this presentation from the 2nd Edition IFRS 17 Forum in June 2018. This presentation looks into the approaches to transition, opportunities, integration into current systems, increasing core BAU activities and more…

IFRS 17 Presentation Slides:

IFRS 17- What does the new standard tell us about the business?

By Nick Dexter, Senior Advisor, Bank of England

Ahead of the upcoming 3rd Edition IFRS 17 Forum taking place on 27 November in London, Nick Dexter, Senior Advisor for Bank of England has released his PDF presentation from the 2nd Edition IFRS 17 Forum. These slides will cover what the new standard tells us about the business, including:

  • Why regulators are interested in an accounting standard
  • What are we interested in?
  • Other aspects of regulatory interest


11th December 2018

Center for Financial Professionals announces new FinTech Research and Advisory Board

Senior practitioners across the financial services industry join FinTech Advisory Board for the Global FinTech 250 Report set to be released at the X-Tech 2019 Convention […]
22nd November 2018

IFRS 17 implementation – challenges and solutions for international insurance groups

By Ulrich Gröbel, Director, Head of Insurance Europe, IFB
16th November 2018

Risk adjustment: Opportunities and challenges for non-life businesses

By Kevin Poulard, Head of R&D – IFRS 17 Expert, addactis
15th November 2018

IFRS 17 interpretations and how they can impact decision-making processes

By Asif John, Managing Director, AMJ Global Solutions
15th October 2018

Exploring challenges associated with re-insurance best practice for successful contract management

By Alexandre Tzenev, Head of Structuring EMEA, SCOR Global Life
1st October 2018

Assessing how IFRS 17 interpretations can impact decision-making processes

By James Orr, Chief Actuary, Head of Department, PRA, Bank of England
12th September 2018
Guglielmo Migliori article banner

CeFPro research – IFRS 17 best practice: Data, re-insurance efficiency and achieving positive financial implications

By Guglielmo Migliori, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro 
5th September 2018

IFRS 17- What does the new standard tell us about the business?

By Nick Dexter, Senior Advisor, Bank of England.
3rd July 2018

Presentation – IFRS 17: Transition and business transformation

6th June 2018

Leveraging technology to implement IFRS 17

By Amritpal Khangura and Tom Kim, Consultants from Milliman.
16th May 2018

IFRS 17 departmental impacts

By James Orr, Chief Actuary for General Insurance, Bank of England.
16th May 2018

Discussing approaches to embedding IFRS 17 into the business and day to day management practices

By David Castleden, Current Head of Accounting Policy & Advisory and Greg Douglas, Actuary, Old Mutual.
30th April 2018

Understanding the systems and data challenges of IFRS 17

Insight from Legerity.
19th April 2018

IFRS 17 unanswered questions and latest developments

By Susanne Pust Shah, Project Director, Financial Reporting Council.
16th April 2018

Exploring resourcing strategies and the ability to effectively manage timeframes, budgets and staffing

By Otto Bauer, Former FAR Controller, Zurich.

IFRS 17 Forum 2019 | VENUE

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Can I present at IFRS 17?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at IFRS 17. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com

What is the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Summit is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the main Forum, as outlined on our pricing tab. Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of Day One, full access to the Summit sessions, streams, and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

Where can I find the Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations* All available documentation will be provided after the Summit has taken place. However, we will work with our presenters to make these available before the Summit where possible. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Summit, such as:

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology at the event and during the sessions
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 50% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration for free. If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0) 207 164 6582. Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organisation
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there any opportunities to share my thought-leadership at IFRS 17?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of IFRS 17 and our wider risk professionals community. At the event we can distribute your material to the attendees or even offer you an exhibition booth so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0) 207 164 6582. Risk Insights Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information please download our media pack here

Are there media partnership opportunities available for IFRS 17?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Summit website
  • Place your logo on the Summit brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Summit
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact Sophie.Goodeve@cefpro.com or call +44 (0) 207 164 6582.


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Pre-Agenda Rate


*All rates subject to UK Vat

Group Bookings – 3rd Person Half Price:

Group rates are available for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation, when registering at the same time. The current rate allows every third colleague to come along for half price or the fifth person to attend for FREE! Should you have any questions regarding registering, please contact the Center for Financial Professionals, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 (UK) or +1 888 677 7007 (US), or email sophie.goodeve@cefpro.com

Other ways to register

1. Save Time – Register by Email

Simply email us with your e-signature – and we will do the rest for you!

2. Contact Us Directly

3. Download the PDF Registration Form

2018 Co-Sponsors:

245x150 addactis
Tagetik 245x100

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