IFRS 9 Financial Instruments – A practical guide


  • 3 CPD Hours

On completion of this seminar participants should be able to apply and evaluate the principles covered, read, comprehend and evaluate financial statements incorporating accounting information covered by IFRS 09.  The new standard introduces more principles-based approach to classify and measure financial assets.

The new impairment model requires earlier and ongoing assessment of credit losses. Entities will have to determine and account for expected credit losses instead of waiting for an actual default.

The objective of this seminar is to provide to participants with the practical knowledge required in order to be able to perform the ECL tests and identify the elements of the FS that will be mostly affected by this. Additionally, the seminar will be based the evaluation of the ECL once these are calculated and their effect on the disclosure notes on the FS.

Prepares of financial statements, accountants, auditors and professionals involved in the interpretation and review of financial statements.


Margarita Kouloumbri

Margarita Kouloumbri holds the position of the Principal in a private company. She has a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lancaster and MSc in Finance from the University of Strathclyde. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW). Margarita specializes in International Financial Reporting Standards and International Standards on Auditing. Margarita has gained extensive experience in the audit and Taxation of local and international groups of companies operating in various types of industries. She has many years of experience in a Big Four Firm. She is also a senior tutor for the ICAEW and ACCA examinations specializing in Financial Reporting, Accounting, Audit and Financial Management.


  • The new measurement and classification models
  • What needs to be tested, how are ELCs calculated and what needs to be disclosed in the FS.
  • Practical example on the calculation of ECL for banks, receivables and loans receivables
  • Illustration on the FS, restatements of opening balances and disclosure notes

What’s included

  • Pre-Recorded Videos

  • Short Quizzes

  • Seminar notes

  • 24/7 access to our online platform

  • Certificate of Completion