On Thursday, 1 June 2023, the AASB held a face-to-face session in Sydney that provided an update on the IASB's Financial Instruments Projects.
Dr Andreas Barckow, IASB Chair and Professor Ann Tarca, IASB Member, were in attendance, and Dr Barckow provided an overview of the IASB's financial instruments projects, including:
Attendees had an opportunity to discuss the IASB's forthcoming post-implementation Review of IFRS 9—Impairment with Dr Barckow and Professor Tarca. Attendees also had an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.
Dr Andreas Barckow is a highly regarded leader in the field of international accounting. From 2015 to 2021, he served as President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (Deutsches Rechnungslegungs Standards Committee e.V.).
He has been an active participant in numerous advisory bodies to the IFRS Foundation and the IASB, including membership of the IASB’s Accounting Standards Advisory Forum and the IFRS Advisory Council. Moreover, he is an acknowledged expert in IFRS Standards, having previously served as the lead technical partner for financial reporting matters in the German member firm of Deloitte.
Dr Barckow holds a Diploma and Doctorate degree in Business Administration from the University of Paderborn and is an Honorary Professor at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.
He started his term as Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board in July 2021.