IFRS 9 - Financial Instruments

Date: Mar 24, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020

CPD hours: 3 Hours

Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Anton van Wyk CA(SA)

Many entities struggle with accounting recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure relating to financial instruments.


Many entities struggle with accounting recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure relating to financial instruments. Financial instruments exist in all entities and must be correctly accounted for in terms of the new and simplified IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, which replaces the former IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement.  

This new Standard which is mandatorily effective from 1 January 2018, also includes requirements for impairment, derecognition and general hedge accounting.  

IFRS and IFRS for SMEs expert Anton van Wyk M.Com, CA(SA) is presenting this webinar on 24 March 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

This webinar is part of a series on IFRS. The series will cover selected IFRS topics that every accounting professional should fully understand in their day to day work. If you are interested in booking for the entire series, click here.  

  Learning objectives  

By the end of this event the participant should: 

  • Understand how to correctly recognise financial instruments; 

  • Understand how to accurately measure financial instruments;  

  • Know the requirements for impairment of financial instruments; 

  • Know when and how to derecognise financial instruments; and  

  • Understand general hedge accounting.  


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • IFRS 9 overview.  

  • Financial instruments recognition. 

  • Initial and subsequent measurement. 

  • Measuring leases accurately. 

  • Derecognition – when and how? 

  • Reclassification. 

  • Understanding hedge accounting.  

  • Impairment of financial instruments. 

  • Disclosure of financial instruments. 

Obtaining your CPD certificate 

This webinar qualifies for 2 CPD hours with your professional body including: ACCA, SAICA, AAT, SAIPA, SAIBA, IAC, CIS, ICBA, LSSA, FPI, and the IBA. The SAAA CPD policy is compliant with IFAC IES7 and is recognised by all relevant professional bodies. 

All attendees are issued with a CPD certificate available in an online profile. 

About the presenter 

Anton van Wyk M.Com, CA(SA) 

Anton van Wyk is a chartered accountant and independent consultant in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS and IFRS for SMEs). As former subject head of Financial Accounting at various higher education providers (including the University of Johannesburg and Monash University South Africa), he has gained valuable insights into and understanding of the important principles underlying the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). 

Anton is a well-known and popular presenter who has presented numerous IFRS updates for several accounting bodies across South Africa. He is known for his ability to simplify and highlight the most important principles contained in IFRS, whilst keeping the learning process enjoyable for attendees. 

Who should attend 

The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  • Professional Accountants including: RA(SA), CA(SA),PA(SA) and BAP(SA); 

  • Accounting officers;  

  • Tax practitioners; and 

  • Bookkeepers. 


  • R 475.00 - Online admission - Individual. 

  • R 950.00 - Online admission - Company. 

Steps to register for the event:  

If you already have a profile, login and register for the webinar. 

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Additional material 

By attending this webinar you will be provided with: 

  • Summarised slide presentation 

  • Reference documents and / or course material where available 

  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to me the presenter after the webinar 




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