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Live under IFRS 16: The Good, The Bad and What Comes Next 

Watch a panel discussion featuring industry experts as they share valuable insight on their implementation of the lease accounting standard, lessons learned and best practices. 

Learn from real world examples and implementation experiences

Gain insight into addressing known compliance challenges

In this panel discussion, these subject matter experts share their insights adopting IFRS 16, the challenges experienced from across industries and implementation viewpoints (direct, partner and vendor) and share best practices for benefits beyond compliance and successfully navigating the first year-end audit process.

Watch this panel discussion to hear industry experts share valuable insight on their successful implementation of the lease accounting standard and best practice learns.


By watching this webinar, you will:

Hear from industry peers who are facing similar lease accounting challenges

Gain better understanding of the role of technology to streamline and manage your compliance needs


Learn proven techniques used by world leading companies on how they tackled their lease accounting initiatives

Hear experts from Nestle, PwC, Bayer and Nakisa discuss their experiences from achieving compliance, and first successful Year-End audits, under IFRS 16.

Andre Besson

Head of Financial Reporting Guidelines, Nestle

Andre has led the Financial Reporting Guidelines team at Nestlé’s Group headquarters for the past seven years. He joined the Nestlé Group in 1994 and was previously head of accounting and reporting in Nestlé USA, and head of finance for Nestlé in Trinidad & Tobago, his home country. As project sponsor for the group project to implement IFRS 16 Leases at Nestle, he brings specialist knowledge to the conversation.


Antoine Vallet

Global Process Owner Asset Management, Bayer

With close to 15 years of financial experience with Bayer alone, Antoine brings end-to-end knowledge on implementing standardized, harmonized and efficient accounting processes. Focussing in the area of Asset Management on a global level working across divisions and regions, he has valuable experience leading initial implementation for IFRS 16 compliance.

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Jay Tahtah

Partner, PwC

Jay Tahtah is a PwC partner leading the global IFRS 16 proposition. He advises clients on a variety of complex finance transformations across a range of industries. With the wave of accounting changes, he brings PwC's methodologies, technology solutions and capabilities to help clients in their end-to-end implementation of major IFRS changes including IFRS 16 Leases. He is also responsible for (academic) research publications on IFRS and is a frequent speaker at international financial reporting conferences.

Imran Mia

Head of Center of Excellence - Finance, Nakisa

Imran Mia, Head of Center of Excellence - Finance, Nakisa With over 16 years of experience in technical accounting, financial reporting and business transformation, Imran has helped develop best practices to enable organizations to plan, transition, and comply with financial regulations. He is a subject matter expert of the lease accounting standards and works extensively with world leading organizations to help ensure compliance. Imran has been closely involved in the development of Nakisa Lease Administration by advising and ensuring compliance with IFRS 16 and ASC 842. 

Head of Capital Investment Consolidation

Dana Jircikova 

Dana Jircikova is the head of Capital Investments Consolidation as part of the Corporate Financial Reporting team at Nestle and has been the Project Manager for Nestle's global IFRS 16 implementation. Dana joined Nestlé in 2001 in Czech Republic and held various positions in Finance/Accounting at Nestle including Internal Audit, SAP deployment project in Zone Europe, and Costing.

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