New BDO resources and publications

Australian resources

The IFRS Advisory section of our website includes training materials on IFRS and other financial reporting issues including the following webinars (one hour video recorded presentations presented live on a monthly basis).

Recent webinars include:

Month Topic
October 2018 IFRS 16 – Risk Assessment
September 2018 Transition to IFRS 16
August 2018 IFRS 9 – Problem Areas
July 2018 IFRS 9 - Risk Assessment
June 2018 Transition to IFRS 9
May 2018 Accounting Standards Update: Getting Ready for 30 June 2018
April 2018 IFRS 15 – Problem Areas
March 2018 IFRS 15 – Risk Assessment
February 2018 Transition to IFRS 15
January 2018 Triple Threat Accounting Standards – The Wait is Over
December 2017 The New AASB 9 Financial Instruments – Hedging Requirements
November 2017 Financial Reporting Update – Getting Ready for 31 December 2017
October 2017 The New AASB 16 – Recognition and Measurement
September 2017 The New AASB 16 – Identifying a Lease and Determining the Lease term
August 2017 The New AASB 15 – Determining and Allocating the Transaction price to the Performance Obligations
July 2017 The New AASB 15 – Identifying the Contract and the Separate Performance Obligations in the Contract
June 2017 Overview of the New IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
May 2017 Financial Reporting Update – Getting ready for 30 June 2017
April 2017 The new AASB 9 Financial Instruments – Impairment requirements
March 2017 The New AASB 9 Financial Instruments – Classification and Measurement Requirements
March 2017 The New AASB 1058 Income of Not-for-Profit Entities
February 2017 Overview of the New AASB 16 Leases

Please register for the remaining webinars in 2018.

BDO Global resources

The IFRS section of our BDO Global website includes a range of publications on IFRS issues such as:

IFRS at a Glance

‘One page’ and short summaries of all IFRS standards.

Need to Knows

Updates on major IASB projects and highlights practical implications of forthcoming changes to accounting standards. 

IFRS in Practice

Practical information about the application of key aspects of IFRS, including industry specific guidance.

Our most recent IFRS in Practice include Applying IFRS 9 to Related Company Loans in the Real Estate Sector, Applying IFRS 9 to Related Company Loans and an update of previous versions on IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (issued May 2018), IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (issued Feb 2018) and IFRS 16 Leases (issued Feb 2018).

Comment letters on IFRS Standard Setting

Includes BDO comments on various projects of international standard setters, including Exposure Drafts and other Discussion Papers, when it is considered that the issue is significant to the BDO network and its clients.

Our most recent comment letters relate to IASB ED 2018/1 Accounting Policy Changes – Proposed Amendments to IAS 8, and IASB ED 2017/5 Accounting Policies and Accounting Estimates.


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