This workshop aims to provide insight and guidance into the new leases standard, IFRS 16 “Leases”. This workshop will cover the key principles of the new lease accounting model for lessees, which is one of the key changes introduced by the new standard. It will also highlight some of the other areas of change under the new standard and will provide a refresher on the principles of lease accounting for lessors, which remains substantially unchanged from IAS 17.
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Kamsuo Wong, MA LLM MBA FCPA(Aust.)
With three Master’s degrees under his belt, Kamsuo Wong, a candidate for a Doctorate degree of Education, is highly regarded as a multi-faceted academic backed by over fifteen years of extensive professional experience in accounting. He is a professional accountant in Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Australia and the member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CPFA), and CPA Australia (FCPA). He is also the Expert Council Advisor of International Financial Management Association. He is currently the Assistant Professor of Centennial College (an independent College established by University of Hong Kong), Adjunct Lecturer at a number of universities and tertiary education institutions.
This workshop is designed for finance professionals who are involved in external reporting, financial management, financial accounting or auditing. Other users of financial information will also find the seminar beneficial.