IFRS17 Technical Event

Our next event is round the corner. We have invited experts in the industry to discuss IFRS17 for both life and general insurance.

We would like to welcome you to join us at 6:00pm on Thursday, 28th June at Redington, 1 Angel Court, EC2R 7HJ.

The event is free but registration is required (see link after the Agenda).


18:00 – 18:15 Registration
18:15 – 18:30 Opening speech Steven Yu CANUK President
18:30 – 19:00 IFRS 17 (Life Insurance): Key technical requirements and business considerations Vasilka L BangeovaDirector, Grant Thornton UK LLP
19:00 – 19:30 IFRS 17 (General Insurance): Premium Allocation Approach: simplified accounting for short-term contracts Maria Karamanou Senior, Mazars LLP
19:30 – 19:50 Q&A  
20:00 onwards Refreshments and networking

We have limited seats. Please use the following link to register.

Registration: https://ifrs17-event.eventbrite.co.uk

CPD: 1.5 hours



1 Angel Court,


See map: Google Maps

Organiser: CANUK Committee

About the speakers

Vasilka L Bangeova | Director | Grant Thornton UK LLP

Vasilka heads the Insurance Technical Team for Grant Thornton assurance practice and sits on the ICAEW Insurance Technical Committee. She is a member of the IFRS 17 Transitional Resource Group.

Vasilka is currently advising UK listed insurers on their IFRS 17 implementation and the development of IFRS 9 Methodology Framework and Impact Assessment.

She has managed the IFRS and other GAAP conversions of global (re)insurers and listed groups, preparing transitional balance sheets. She has also led the optimisation of the underlying system solutions, control frameworks, Board education and staff training.

Vasilka has also held senior roles with Aviva, Prudential and Swiss Re, heading economic capital aggregation, Solvency II model validation and risk and actuarial assurance teams.  

Maria Karamanou | Senior | Mazars LLP Maria joined Mazars from the IASB 4 months ago after having worked for 2 years on the development of the new standard insurance standard, IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts. More specifically, while at IASB, she was working on the IFRS 17 illustrative examples and educative webinars.

For the last four months, she has been working as Financial Reporting Senior at the Mazars Financial Reporting Advisory department and she has been advising clients on insurance and non-insurance technical accounting issues

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