Yiannos Ashiotis

8-10 October 2018 | Nairobi, Kenya

A 3 Day Training Course
IFRS 9 Financial Instruments

The IFRS 9 seminar has been specifically developed to be helpful to preparers and users of financial statements. The seminar intends to cover in-depth the principles of the very important IFRS on Financial Instruments (IFRS 9).

Financial instruments is one of the most challenging areas in financial reporting. IFRS 9 Financial Instruments is effective from 1 January 2018 and replaces IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement. This three-day course provides in-depth illustration and explanation of the requirements of IFRS 9, (including some brief discussions on IAS 39). Utilizing practical examples this course demonstrates the rules for classification, recognition, derecognition, measurement and reclassification of Financial Instruments. The complex requirements of the new Expected Credit Loss Model will be addressed, as well as the IFRS 9 initial application issues and potential impact.

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A seasoned financial expert and trainer, Yiannos has been putting his diverse international business experience in good use helping organizations achieve their targets by empowering their people through energetic, value adding training programs.

Yiannos has developed and conducted professional training seminars on a variety of financial topics to corporate audiences internationally including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Dubai, Egypt, Abu Dhabi and Greece.

During his career Yiannos has held various managerial and executive positions in a Big Four Accountancy firm, as well as a number of multinational companies in Europe and the Middle East in a variety of industries. He was involved in diverse activities ranging from business development to operations and executive management. He structured complex investment funds, lead organizational change, and implemented regulatory programs across international organizations. Yiannos holds non-Executive Directorships in a number of European financial services organizations and is a member of several international professional bodies including as National Advisory Council Board Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) UK.

A qualified Certified Public Accountant, Yiannos also holds advanced degrees in Business Administration MBA, (St John’s University, New York, NY, USA), a Bachelors of Science - Accounting & Finance (the American College of Greece, Athens). He is also a certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA, Institute of Internal Auditors) in addition to ACAMS (Association of Anti- Money Laundering Specialists) Certified, by examination.


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