Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus 2018 Belfast


Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus 2018 Belfast

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The 2018 NI Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus Conference took place on 15 November in the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

The Deloitte Financial Reporting Plus Conference

This year’s Conference aimed to keep you fully informed. As well as covering the latest changes in financial reporting, corporate governance and company law, the conference highlighted latest thoughts from the world’s largest professional services firm.


Session 1
9 am – 10.30 am

  • Welcome and opening address – Glenn Roberts
  • Economic Overview – Richard Johnston, Ulster University
  • Reflections on Brexit – David Carson
  • IFRS Update – Gareth Martin and Dawn Johnston

Session 2
11 am – 12.30 pm

  • FRS 102 – Jason Starbuck
  • Corporate Governance – Ross Boreland
  • Tax Update – Chris McClenahan, Jane Foy and Brian Birt
  • Cyber Risk – The good, the bad and the remedy – Ross Spelman
  • Closing Comments – Dawn Johnston

Keynote speaker

Richard Johnston, University of Ulster
Richard has more than fifteen years of economic policy experience with the University of Ulster Economic Policy Centre. He currently leads the UUEPC research programme on Corporation Tax, competitiveness, productivity, local government and the knowledge economy. He also teaches Economic Policy to final year economic students, equipping them with the knowledge and skills that are required to work as Economists in the public or private sector.

Prior to joining the University Richard held positions with both Invest NI and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment. Richard currently serves on the Board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority.


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.

Further enquiries: If you have any query, comments or suggestions on the conference please get in touch with your usual Deloitte contact or email Gill Mewha (

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