Developed by our International Standards Group and IFRS banking specialists around the KPMG network, KPMG's ninth quarterly IFRS banking newsletter -'The Bank Statement'- brings together current IFRS issues facing banks.


  • The IASB's long-awaited revised proposals on the impairment of financial assets have been re-exposed for public comment, whereas the issuance of the final general hedging standard will be delayed until the IASB has completed further outreach.
  • Regulators are focusing on forbearance arrangements. We explore the related accounting and disclosure requirements.
  • Amendments to IFRS 9 on classification and measurement can impact banks' regulatory ratios. We consider some areas of potential interaction between these amendments and certain elements of the Basel III regulatory framework.

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