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    Jeddah CPD event held on Dec 21, 2015

    The Pakistan Accountants Forum, Jeddah and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan – Saudi Arabia Chapter had jointly organized a CPD session on Monday 21st December 2015 at Al-Bilad Hotel, Jeddah.

    Mr. Sergiu Gherasim, Director with PwC Middle East, presented the CPD session on the topic of:

    “Conversion to IFRS in Saudi Arabia – opportunities, challenges and lessons learned”.

    The speaker discussed the great opportunities with conversion to IFRS and has shared recent experience on the challenges and lessons learned by Saudi companies (public and private) that embarked on the IFRS conversion journey. He has highlighted the need to align the IFRS conversion with company’s strategic objectives, to act now and make sure that the company’s IFRS conversion advisor does not do the conversion for it, but together with it.

    More than 110 members and guests attended the presentation. The seminar concluded with key notes and questions & answers session followed by the dinner organized with the CPD event.

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