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06/12/2019 - EFRAG Conference - IFRS & Regulation: Searching for Common Ground – Video recordings available

EFRAG is pleased to share the video recordings of its November Conference: IFRS & Regulation: Searching for Common Ground. In two parts you can watch the keynote speeches provided by Michel Prada and Steven Maijoor, followed by two thought-provoking panel discussions. ​​

EFRAG shares the recording of its successful conference: IFRS & Regulation: Searching for Common Ground.
In the first video, the conference opens with a speech by Jean-Paul Gauzès (EFRAG Board President). Michel Prada (former IFRS Foundation Trustees Chairman and former Chairman of the French Regulator, AMF) provides the first keynote speech, followed by the second keynote speech by Steven Maijoor (Chair of European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
Pervenche Berès (former MEP, member of the AMF committee on Climate and Sustainable Finance) sets the scene for the first panel: Should IFRS be more rules-based to support enforcement?
Alain Deckers (DG FISMA Head of unit, Corporate reporting, audit and credit rating agencies) moderates the discussions between Hans Buysse (EFRAG Board member, EFFAS Executive Management Committee member and Chair of Belgian Association of Financial Analysts), Karsten Ganssauge (member of IFRS Interpretations Committee), Araceli Mora (University of Valencia, EFRAG Academic Panel member and former EFRAG TEG member), Claes Norberg (Business Europe Sounding Board Chair and EFRAG Board member) and Tine Svae (Senior Supervisory Adviser Financial Reporting, The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway).

​The second video presents the second panel discussion, the take-aways and closing remarks of the conference.
Chiara Del Prete (EFRAG TEG Chairwoman) opens the second panel discussion adressing the question: Should regulators issue implementation rules for principles-based IFRS? 

Stig Enevoldsen (EFRAG Board member) moderates the discussions between Fabio Goia (Intesa Sanpaolo Head of Accounting Policy and Regulatory Rules and member EFRAG FIWG), Richard Martin (ACCA Head of Corporate Reporting), Darrel Scott (IASB Board member) and Luca Serafini (Banca d’Italia Head of Financial Statements and Supervisory Reporting Division, Chair of Exploratory Group on Accounting Developments and Financial Stability of the ESRB).
EFRAG Technical Director Patricia McBride shares the conference takeaways.
Saskia Slomp (EFRAG CEO) closes the conference with some concluding remarks.