International Financial Reporting Standards

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Topics: Business and finance translation
Legal translation

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Start time:Sep 29, 2015 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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The International Financial Reporting Standards, also known by its acronym IFRS, are the international standards on accounting and financial activities . It has a global impact on all types of corporate documents (financial statements, audit reports, corporate agreements and contracts...). Currently, over 120 countries require or permit IFRS for public companies, with even more countries expected to transition to IFRS in the coming years. So translators who understand IFRS will enjoy expanded career opportunities as the momentum to require IFRS spreads around the world.

In this webinar we will discuss the translation and adaptation of the most important international finance regulations. These rules appear in countless legal and financial translations, and are essential for tackling the financial and corporate law translations as a whole. knowledge of IFRS is a fundamental core competency for translators specializing in business, finance or corporate law.

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Target audience
Translators specializing in Accounting
Translators specializing in Finance
Translators specializing in corporate law
Corporate lawyers
The objective of this webinar is to equip the attendees with the essential knowledge in the translation of the International Financial Reporting Standards. It is also intended to educate the members about the practical application of the IFRS.
On successful completion of this webinar, the learner will acquire a basic understanding of:

· Conceptual framework of IFRS ( International Financial Reporting Standards )

· Basic concepts of IAS ( International Accounting Standards )

· Basic concepts of IFRS

· Evolution of IAS and IFRS

· IAS and IFRS related bodies and institutions

· Adoption of IFRS in the European Union

· Adoption of IFRS in Latin America


· Full list of IAS

· Full list of IFRS

We will see some IAS and IFRS related translation examples

· Translation exercice ♯1 IAS translation

· Translation exercice ♯2 IAS translation

· Translation exercice ♯3 IAS translation

· Translation exercice ♯1 IFRS Translation

· Translation exercice ♯2 IFRS Translation

· Translation exercice ♯3 IFRS Translation

· Translation exercice ♯4 IFRS Translation

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Marcel Solé    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Marcel Solé is a financial translator, proofreader and trainer. He holds a Higher Technician diploma in Finance, Marketing and International Trade and obtained an International Certificate in Financial English and a Certificate of Proficiency in English (University of Cambridge, Cambridge English). He also obtained a Diploma in Financial Translation from English to Spanish with honors. Marcel has worked ten years as a translator and Project Manager for translation agencies, outstanding business schools —listed among the top 25 by Financial Times and the Economist— and publishing companies. He has been training translators, interpreters and financial professionals over the last years. Marcel is also the author of the blog

Marcel Soler es Traductor titulado en Traducción Financiera y Proficiency in English, Técnico Superior en Marketing y Finanzas y Técnico en Comercio Internacional. Marcel Solé, acreditado por la Universidad de Cambridge con el International Certificate in Financial English, está reconocido por las principales auditorías, como Ernst & Young, KPMG, y PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ha cursado Financial Markets con Robert J. Shiller de la Universidad de Yale. Durante diez años ha ejercido como traductor y coordinador en proyectos de envergadura en las áreas de las finanzas, el comercio, la comunicación y el marketing para entidades y editoriales de gran prestigio internacional. También ha trabajado para conocidas escuelas de negocio que figuran en los rankings del Financial Times y The Economist. Asimismo, Marcel Soler tiene una importante experiencia docente como profesor de inglés y de traducción financiera.
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