RSA Insurance Group

RSA Insurance Group plc Monitor

RSA Insurance Group Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0706
Company covered: 
RSA Insurance Group
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 09 July 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report including identification of the recoverability of the parent company's investments in subsidiaries as a key audit matter.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities on adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Newly issued loan notes included as part of equity.
Restatement
Restatement of analysis of other operating income without explanation.
Change
Additional insurance contracts reconciliation presented showing movements in deferred acquisition costs.

RSA Insurance Group Monitor

RSA Insurance Group Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1206
Company covered: 
RSA Insurance Group
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 12 December 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Operating activities section of cash flow statement restated following a classification review.
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following introduction of new reporting segment.
Change
Financial instrument disclosures enhanced by introduction of table in respect of netting arrangements.
Change
Disposal of legacy insurance business explained in post balance sheet events note.
Restatement
Restatement of investments considered to be a structured entity following review of the definition.
Change
Capital management disclosures enhanced by inclusion of sensitivity analysis.

Fair value measurement information under IFRS

IFRS 13 “Fair value measurement” sets out a single consistent framework for measuring fair value within IFRS financial statements and outlines a standardised set of disclosures in respect of fair value measurements. IFRS 13 has been mandatory now for some years, with application being required for annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2013. This report sets out the results of how requirements of the standard have been put into practice, both in terms of measurement and disclosure, in the consolidated financial statements of 139 large public limited companies with year ends between 31 March 2016 and 1 April 2017. It is not an exhaustive study of all aspects of IFRS 13 application and its conclusions are limited to our findings in respect of the areas analysed within the financial statements reviewed.

Disclosure of the impacts of IFRS 16 "Leases"

IFRS 16 “Leases” will fundamentally change accounting by lessees as it requires assets previously off balance sheet under operating lease arrangements to be brought on balance sheet as is currently the case for finance leased assets. As a result on application companies will recognise both additional assets and additional liabilities. Consequently there will also be knock on effects in the income statement as operating lease charges are replaced by a depreciation charge and a finance expense. This report analyses the financial statements of a range of companies to firstly establish whether there has been any early adoption and secondly to establish what companies are disclosing in respect of IFRS 16 and its future impacts.