International consolidated Airlines

International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. Monitor

International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1004
Company covered: 
International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A.
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 01 October 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers", IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Disclosure of reconciliation of movements in net debt arising from financing activities following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Additional line items included on the face of the income statement.
Restatement
Restatement of the comparative figures with respect to offsetting financial assets and liabilities.
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of reporting segments.

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.

Operating Lease disclosures under IFRS

This report sets out our findings in respect of a review of the operating lease disclosures when acting as lessee of 35 companies listed on the London stock exchange. We consider a number of points including the disclosure, as currently governed under IFRS by IAS 17 “Leases”, of total future minimum lease payments focusing on the assets identified and the time periods presented; disclosure of minimum sublease payments expected to be received; disclosure of lease and sublease payments recognised in the period; and disclosure of the general terms of significant leasing arrangements including contingent rent payable basis, the existence and terms of renewal or purchase options and escalation clauses and restrictions imposed by lease arrangements such as those concerning dividends, additional debt and further leasing. 

Intangible assets other than goodwill under IFRS

This report, based on an examination of the IFRS financial statements of 28 large listed European companies, analyses the disclosure of intangible assets other than goodwill. Included is an examination of companies’ intangible asset disclosures both on the face of the primary financial statements and in the notes. Areas considered include the disclosure of intangible assets separately from goodwill on the face of the statement of financial position, amortisation related disclosures and the presentation of a reconciliation of movements. In addition an examination of the significance of intangible assets relative to total assets is performed.