Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus 2018


Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus 2018

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The 2018 Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus conference took place on 10 October in the Convention Centre Dublin, with regional events following throughout the country. This years conference kicked off our ‘Plus’ element, which incorporates more diverse topics affecting your industries. You can expect ongoing briefings, annual reports, IFRS documents and insights and reports throughout the year.

The Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus conference

This year's Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus conference aimed to keep you fully informed. As well as dealing with the latest changes in financial reporting, corporate governance and company law, the Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus conference brought you up to date on the latest thoughts from the World’s largest professional services firm.

Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus 2018

Full agenda

Session 1

9am - 10:30am

  • Welcome and opening address - Mike Hartwell
  • Keynote: Macroeconomic update, including Brexit impact - Ian Stewart
  • IFRS 9 - Financial instruments - John McCarroll
  • IFRS 15 – Revenue from contracts with customers - John Kehoe/Pamela Cantwell
  • The 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code – key headlines - Melissa Scully
  • Cyber – the good, the bad and the remedy - Jacky Fox

Session 2

11:00am - 12:30am

  • Accounting for tax - Tom Maguire
  • Impact on your balance sheet - IFRS 16 Leases - Jamie Schmidt
  • Insights into other IFRS developments for 2018 and beyond - Oliver Holt
  • The FRC triennial review: Irish GAAP impact - Emer O'Shaughnessy
  • The future of work - Valerie Daunt
  • Closing address - Mike Hartwell 

Key note speaker

Ian Stewart was our conference keynote speaker this year and gave an insightful presentation examining the impact of Brexonmics. Ian is a Partner and Chief Economist at Deloitte in the UK where he advises Boards and companies on macroeconomics.

Ian devised the Deloitte Survey of Chief Financial Officers and writes a popular weekly economics blog, the Monday Briefing. His previous roles include Chief Economist for Europe at Merrill Lynch, Head of Economics in the Conservative Research Department and Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. Ian was educated at the London School of Economics.

Regional Events

Belfast: 15 November, Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel

Cork: 23 October, Venue: Clayton Hotel

Galway: 14 November, Venue: Deloitte Offices, Galway Financial Services Centre, Moneenageisha Road

Limerick: 21 November, Venue:  Savoy Hotel, Limerick


Appropriately evidenced, your attendance at the Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus conference should be eligible for 3 hours CPD with various professional bodies including Chartered Accountants Ireland, ACCA, CPA and other accounting bodies. Please check with your relevant professional body for further information.

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