New leases standard – what to disclose

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. We’ve already discussed some of the issues arising in identifying at inception of a contract whether that contract is a lease, or contains a lease, in determining the lease term, and in measuring the lease…

New leases standard – making the transition, part 1

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. We’ve covered the main aspects of the accounting model for lessees in various previous posts. Let’s look now at the mechanics of making the transition to the new standard. As a practical…

New leases standard – presentation

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. We’ve already covered the main aspects of the accounting model for lessees. Here now is what the standard has to say about presentation: A lessee shall either present in the statement of…

New leases standard – measuring the lease asset

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. We’ve already discussed some of the issues arising in identifying at inception of a contract whether that contract is a lease, or contains a lease, in determining the lease term, and in measuring the lease…

New leases standard – measuring the lease liability, part two

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. Last time we discussed some of the issues relating to initially measuring the lease liability. This is what it says about subsequent measurement: After the commencement date, a lessee shall measure the…

New leases standard – measuring the lease liability, part one

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. We’ve already discussed some of the issues arising in identifying at inception of a contract whether that contract is a lease, or contains a lease and in determining the lease term, as well as the standard’s major…

New leases standard – determining the lease term

As we discussed here, the IASB has issued IFRS 16 Leases, effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019. We’ve already discussed some of the issues attaching to the first step in the new standard’s lease accounting model, to identify at inception of a contract whether that contract is a lease,…