IFRS 17 Briefing
Actuary, Accounting, Technology -
Onward Together
Johannesburg - 11 June, 2019
08:00 - 12:30


The worldwide implementation of IFRS 17 is likely to be one of the most disruptive changes to the insurance industry ever. This global standard was designed to be principles-based and to apply to all types of insurance. This led to some confusion and challenges in the interpretation of the text and in translating it into practical terms. Significant practical challenges around data, The Moody’s Analytics IFRS 17 roadshow brings together experts from actuarial, accounting and technology departments of insurers to discuss requirements, best practices and opportunities of the new accounting reporting standard. These events are free to attend. Seats are limited so please register today to secure your place.

Why you should attend:

Develop your network with other IFRS 17 experts to exchange best practice
Have the chance to hear the opinions of experts first hand and pose your own questions on the day
Get the opportunity for you to learn more about the challenges surrounding IFRS 17: including the impact on data, systems and processes
This free event is open to Moody's Analytics clients and
senior insurance industry executives.
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08:00-08:30    Registration & breakfast refreshments

08:30-08:45    Welcome address

Irfan Begg, Associate Director - Sales Representative, Moody's Analytics

08:45-09:15    Finance transformation driven by IFRS 17

Massimiliano Neri, Director, Business Development, Moody's Analytics

- Doing IFRS 17 by extending the actuarial systems: what are the opportunities and the risks extending the actuarial models to perform the IFRS 17 calculations?
- Is the Contractual Service Margin (CSM) a concern only for life insurers?
- Can P&Cs take a light approach when targeting to use the Premium Allocation Approach (PAA)?
- IFRS 17 is an accounting standard with an actuarial interpretation of the numbers: why and how should actuaries and accountants collaborate
- Introducing a Target Operating Model that enables value added Finance Transformation projects

09:15-09:45    IFRS 17 transition: practical tips

Lindsay Wanliss, IFRS 17 Transition Workstream Lead, Old Mutual

- Managing the transition process
- Managing the transition calculations
- Useful by-products from transition

09:45-10:15    IFRS 17 discount rates and profitability analysis

Cassandra Hannibal, Director - Research, Moody's Analytics

- Liability valuation, discount rates and liquidity premia
- Profit emergence and IFRS 9
- Requirement for economic scenarios

10:15-10:45    Coffee break

10:45-11:15    An IFRS 17 Q&A session from a cross-section of local insurance market

Moderator: Irfan Begg, Associate Director - Sales Representative, Moody's Analytics

Jaco Louw, IFRS 17 Lead, EY
Ian Gatley, Chief Technology Officer, Lombard

Mehdi Bechchani, IFRS 17 Solutions Specialist, Moody's Analytics

- A panel discussion with a spectrum of industry experts to share insights and prompt further discussions

 11:15-11:45    Hands-on accounting logic cases for IFRS 17

Dieter van der Stock, Director - Product Management, Moody's Analytics

- Considerations in the design of a chart of accounts in accordance with IFRS 17
- Analysis of posting logic to translate an IFRS 17 movement analysis into journal entries
- Reconciling IFRS 17 disclosures from both an actuarial and an accounting angle

11:45-12:15    IFRS 17 lite

Tracy Lister, Associate Director, QED Actuaries and Consultants

- IFRS 17 applies, with all its complexity, whether you are a large or small insurer and whether you have skilled resources or not
- QED often gets requests for an IFRS 17 lite implementation and has found a way to make this a reality
- This presentation will consider the option of outsourcing IFRS 17 and will present QED’s Managed Solution which utilises Moody’s Analytics RiskIntegrity IFRS 17 software as a core ingredient to making outsourcing possible

12:15              Wrap up and lunch

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Colin Homes
Managing Director, Insurance Solutions, Moody's Analytics
Director, Insurance Solutions, Moody's Analytics

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