018: How to account for income from loan application fees?
How to account for the loan origination fees or the loan servicing fees? In profit or loss? Amortize? Find out here!
010: How to test hedge effectiveness under IFRS 9?
How to assess hedge effectiveness prospectively under IFRS 9? Do we need to calculate the hedge effectiveness retrospectively?
What to disclose under IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosures
About 3 years ago, I was reviewing the financial statements of a medium-sized company providing consumer loans. They needed the IFRS financial statements due to lots of loans taken from foreign banks. Usually, these banks require bigger debtors to provide the financial statements annually. So…
004: Can we classify loans with variable interest at amortized cost?
Variable interest with cap/floor, full recourse, inflation-linked interest, collaterals – can you still classify these loans as at amortized cost?
How to Account for Debt Factoring or Selling of Receivables
When I was auditing the financial statements of one of our clients, I spotted a few strange things: There was a huge balance of cash on client’s bank account at the year-end. And I mean HUGE. To illustrate: normally, the client had about CU…
How to Make Hedging Documentation
If your company enters into some derivatives or other contracts to protect against any (potentially adverse) changes in cash flows or fair values, then it’s probably beneficial to apply hedge accounting. I wrote a few articles about hedge accounting, therefore if you need to refresh…
What Is a Financial Instrument?
A few weeks ago, we published the article about How to Implement IFRS 9 to assist you with the adoption of the major forthcoming IFRS update. Many accountants and CFOs are worried about IFRS 9, there are numerous discussions going on about it, but not…
IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
IFRS 9 Financial Instruments is one of the most challenging standards because it’s sooo complex and sometimes complicated. It belongs to the “Big 3” – the three difficult standards that need to be implemented in the near future: IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: adoption date =…
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