Second meeting of the IFRS 17 TRG

The Transition Resource Group for IFRS 17 met for the second time on 2 May. Readers will recall that the purpose of this group is to seek feedback from its members, all experts in the insurance sector, on questions submitted by various stakeholders. Following these discussions, the IASB and the IFRS IC can decide to amend the standard or to issue an interpretation, respectively.

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20 July 2018

TRG members discussed the following topics during this meeting:

  • combination of insurance contracts;
  • determining the risk adjustment for non-financial risk in a group of entities;
  • cash flows within the contract boundary;
  • boundary of reinsurance contracts held with repricing mechanisms; and
  • determining the quantity of benefits for identifying coverage units.

The meeting also received a report on the IASB’s outreach on the implementation challenges of IFRS 17 and was informed of the new questions submitted.

The first meeting of this group took place last February. The report of the meeting is available on the IFRS website

The next meeting will take place on 26 September 2018.