23/02/2018 - EFRAG issues IFRS 17 background briefing paper on level of aggregation
EFRAG issues a background briefing paper on the level of aggregation requirements of IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts. Constituents that wish to comment can do so before 30 April 2018.
EFRAG issues the first of three background briefing papers on the requirements of IFRS 17. This paper considers the level of aggregation requirements of IFRS 17. Other background briefing papers will address i) Release of the contractual service margin (CSM) and ii) Transition requirements.
The aim of these documents is to provide simplified information on controversial areas of IFRS 17 to enable constituents to understand the issues and be in a position to comment on EFRAG's draft endorsement advice. Although this paper is not designed to elicit specific comments, constituents are welcome to send their feedback to EFRAG through the IFRS 17 mailbox (IFRS17Secretariat@efrag.org) before 30 April 2018.
The document can be found here: IFRS 17 Level of aggregation - Background briefing paper final.pdf