IFRS 9 Financial Instruments becomes effective 1 January 2018 and is likely to result in significant changes to financial instruments reporting. The Standard is expected to have a pervasive impact across many organizations and will affect a wide range of stakeholders. Early planning and preparation is key; and a critical assessment of entities’ implementation status is highly recommended.
Please join us for a discussion of key IFRS 9 implementation considerations and practical solutions.
– Understand potential strategies to enhance the effectiveness of your organization’s IFRS 9 implementation
Janri Pretorius, CA(SA)
is a Director on Chatham’s Hedge Accounting Advisory Team. Janri regularly advises companies in Australia, Asia, the U.S., and Europe on hedge accounting and other technical accounting matters. In addition, Janri also actively participates in various IFRS technical accounting forums in the Asia-Pacific region. Janri has extensive accounting advisory experience, including complex transactions and acquisitions, hedge accounting and IFRS transitions. Prior to joining Chatham, Janri was a Director at Macquarie Bank in Australia where she was responsible for complex transaction advisory, policy implementation and new standards adoption. Previously Janri also worked in technical advisory roles at PwC and Deloitte. Janri is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and obtained her Bachelor of Accountancy Honors at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
Dan Gentzel, CPA
is a Managing Director and leads the Hedge Accounting Advisory Practice at Chatham Financial Corp. Dan has more than 15 years of experience in technical hedge accounting and derivative valuation matters under both US GAAP and IFRS. Prior to joining Chatham, Dan was a manager in the audit practice with Ernst & Young in Philadelphia, where he served large regional financial institutions and acted as the firm’s regional derivative valuation specialist. Dan received his BS in Business Administration, cum laude, from Bloomsburg University in 1997.