IFRS 17 specifies complex transition requirements for entities that are applying IFRS 17 for the first time. Entities will need to evaluate the choices that are available to them and exercise judgement in applying many of the requirements. Those choices and judgements will have an ongoing, long-term effect on amounts recognised on transition, with a corresponding effect on shareholder equity and reported revenue and profit reported in subsequent years for some insurers.
This publication summarises the requirements relating to transition, along with frequently asked questions (‘FAQs’) related to the topic.
In the Spotlight - Transition to IFRS 17 - Oct 2020