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- John Cochrane (Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton)
John Cochrane is a Canadian chartered accountant with 34 years experience in public accounting and consulting. He is a partner at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where he and his firm provide accounting and advisory services to a large number of companies, many of whom are mining exploration companies. Since 2008, he has acted as his firmís IFRS implementation champion and in this role he has trained and supported a number of clients during their transition. Further, he has overseen the preparation of a set of IFRS-compliant illustrative financial statements for mining exploration companies, and has organized and presented at three annual training sessions for mining exploration companies. In the last year he has also acted in a support and quality review capacity with respect to the first IFRS-compliant quarterly and annual financial statements prepared by the firmís numerous mining and other clients. John is a member of a Grant Thornton international review team formed to review and comment on discussion papers and exposure drafts related to extractive industries, and a member of the Mining Industry Task Force on IFRS organized jointly by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. The latter task force has published a number of points of view regarding the application of IFRS to the mining industry.
- Grant Thornton Brazil
Instructors from Grant Thornton Brazil will be involved in teaching this course, and will provide explanations and examples in Portuguese.