The importance of proper ECL estimation should not be underestimated.
Lessees no longer make a distinction between finance leases and operating leases. All material leases will be treated as finance leases. The lessees will now recognize interest cost and depreciation of the leased asset, rather than operating lease expenses.
The staff of Hong Kong Institute of CPAs and the staff of Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) published a research paper (RP), Goodwill: Improvements to Subsequent Accounting and an Update of the Quantitative Study in March 2020. We would like to highlight some interesting findings from the paper: A steady increase in
Many companies still struggle in how to fulfill the requirement to consider forward looking information in the expected credit loss adjustment. Let’s recall the standard’s requirement on this matter.