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Hans Hoogervorst IASB chairman

Hoogervorst gets tough over IASB framework deadline

IASB chief bemoans dysfunctional processes and decision-making that hinders its ability to deliver projects to deadline

21 Oct 2012

Hans Hoogervorst IASB chairman

Hoogervorst criticises US approach to impairment accounting

IASB chairman says US plans for loan provisioning could deter banks from lending

19 Sep 2012

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ICAEW: Focus on current IFRSs, not convergence

The IASB’s focus should shift away from convergence to quality of current rules, says ICAEW

18 Sep 2012

IASB branded 'not fit for purpose' as it clashes with FASB

IASB at loggerheads with FASB over impairment accounting rules, which one critic labels as faulty and "deeply discredited"

20 Jul 2012

IFRS's quality not tarnished by US delay, says ICAEW

ICAEW backs IASB's global convergence project despite lack of a US decision on adoption of IFRS

17 Jul 2012

Reporting convergence: Frayed but not unravelling

The US delay over IFRS adoption is indicative of how global convergence has stalled. But the endgame is in sight for the IASB

17 Jul 2012

IASB takes swipe at SEC delay over IFRS

IASB trustees chairman Michael Prada unimpressed by SEC dithering over IFRS adoption

16 Jul 2012

SEC decision over IFRS kicked into the long grass

US SEC still not set on a timetable to converge with global reporting standards. Its report will not contain recommendation on whether to move fully to IFRS

12 Jul 2012

I may have been 'a bit naïve', admits Hoogervorst

Chairman of the IASB says it has been a steep learning curve since taking the job

21 Jun 2012

IASB and FASB settle differences over lease accounting

Standard setters agree to a two model approach to accounting for lease expenses on the balance sheet

14 Jun 2012

IFRS Foundation back in the black after £2m loss in 2010

International standard setter announces surplus for 2011 compared to a £2m loss in 2010

13 Jun 2012

Expected-loss model "well on the way", says IASB

Hans Hoogervorst said criticisms of incurred-loss model only partially justified

06 Jun 2012

IASB proposes 11 amendments to IFRS

Amendments include changes to the IFRS 13 fair value measurement

04 May 2012

IASB and FASB offer clarification around expected loss attributes

The boards also clarified the so called ‘three bucket' approach, designed to help banks make responsible provisions

23 Apr 2012

IASB meets European accounting standard setters

IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst meets European Financial Reporting Advisory Group to discuss progress on key accounting standards including insurance contracts, leases and revenue recognition

14 Mar 2012

IASB aims to tackle company ‘disclosure overload’

Profession must address use of boilerplate explanations in company disclosures

08 Mar 2012

IFRS in the US could be ‘Chinese water torture’

IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst is confident US regulators will ‘take a positive decision' to adopt IFRS

24 Feb 2012

Former Deloitte CEO takes IFRS Foundation role

Deloitte US' senior partner James Quigley joins Foundation to work on adoption of a global accounting standard

13 Feb 2012

Can principles overule the rules?

Accounting standards must not slip towards complex rules, warns ICAS

24 Jan 2012

"Progess" gained on accounting convergence

IASB chief sees progress on IASB/FASB efforts for accounting standard converegence

23 Jan 2012

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