IFRS services offered by the Brussels IFRS Centre of Excellence
Preparation and presentation of the information required for the first IFRS financial statements
Mergers & acquisitions
Identification and fair valuation of assets and liabilities to be recognised; treatment of contingencies and goodwill under IFRS 3
Impairment tests on goodwill and other non-current assets
Identification and fair valuation of assets and liabilities to be recognised; treatment of contingencies and goodwill under IAS 36
Recognition and derecognition of financial instruments, including off-balance character of sales of receivables; identification and measurement of derivatives and commodity contracts; fair value measurement of all types of financial assets and liabilities; effective hedge accounting strategies under IAS 39; classification as debt or equity under IAS 32; disclosures under IFRS 7; fair value measurement under IFRS 13 and impact assessment of IFRS 9.
Consolidation / deconsolidation
Consolidation / deconsolidation of subsidiaries, joint arrangements and associates under IFRS 10, IFRS 11 and IAS 28.
Identification of lease arrangements in outsourcing, take-or-pay and similar contracts under IFRIC 4; classification as finance or operating lease and accounting treatment by the lessee and/or the lessor under IAS 17
Identification and classification of post-retirement benefit plans and actuarial valuations under IAS 19
Stock option plans
Fair value calculations and accounting treatment under IFRS 2.
Revenue recognition for transactions involving specific aspects such as multiple components, milestone payments and repurchase commitments under IAS 18 and impact assessment of the new standard.
Recognition criteria and measurement under IAS 37, including restructuring provisions and onerous contracts.
Specific IFRS information
Related party disclosures under IAS 24; segment reporting under IFRS 8; (diluted) earnings per share under IAS 33; discontinued operations and assets held for sale under IFRS 5, interests in other entities under IFRS 12.