IASB

Principles over rules

Can principles overule the rules?

Accounting standards must not slip towards complex rules, warns ICAS

24 Jan 2012

Hans Hoogervorst IASB chairman

"Progess" gained on accounting convergence

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

23 Jan 2012

International Accounting Standards Board

Financial instruments accounting deadline eased

IFRS 9 mandatory date moves to 2015, from 2013

19 Dec 2011

Michel Prada takes IASB governance chieftainship

Frenchman Michel Prada is the IASB's new trustee chairman, ending a 12-month hunt

13 Dec 2011

US considers 'modified incorporation' of IFRS

US standard setters urge keeping the name US GAAP but merging with IFRS where possible

07 Dec 2011

Global standard setter examines convergence agenda

IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst tells Melbourne conference convergence should not be the only objective for global standard setters

25 Nov 2011

Standard setters strengthen links with global institute

The IASB has signed a memorandum of understanding with cross-border institute the International Federation of Accountants

23 Nov 2011

Financial reporting conference fears for euro

Financial reporting experts kicked off an E&Y conference with questions about the future of the euro

21 Nov 2011

Uncertainty plagues hunt for IASB governance chief

The IASB has been without a governance chief for one year, and there are many reasons to avoid the job

16 Nov 2011

Revised revenue recognition standard 'simpler'

Re-exposing the revenue recognition accounting standard will give stakeholders a chance to comment on efforts to simplify the rules

14 Nov 2011

Barclays FD weighs in on accounting for debt

IAS 39 is pushing banks to book unrealised gains on debts, according to Barclays group finance director Chris Lucas

14 Nov 2011

EU standard setters: Quality and thoughtfulness essential in IFRS

European standard setters broadly supportive of IFRS, but insist on quality and a measured approach

07 Nov 2011

Standard setter minutiae kicks off conference

IASB and FASB kick off Meet The Experts financial reporting conference with a run-down of manifold challenges

07 Nov 2011

Lease accounting changes 'little known'

The business world is still in the dark over potential changes to lease accounting standards, warns Grant Thornton

31 Oct 2011

Hoogervorst: Brazil embodies ideal IFRS adoption

Chief international standard setter Hans Hoogervorst calls on Latin America to follow Brazilian example

28 Oct 2011

Hoogervorst challenges IFRS convergence fears

IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst told US accountants why convergence is best

06 Oct 2011

Is the IASB tired of convergence?

IASB vice-chairman Ian Mackintosh seems tired of pushing the convergence agenda

30 Sep 2011

Investors: IFRS unfit for purpose

Investors said IFRS are unfit for purpose, at a corporate governance event last week

21 Sep 2011

ICAS: Financial reporting heavy with excess baggage

Financial statements are weighted by trivial information and could be cut by a third, a new paper argues

14 Sep 2011

Osborne to review standard setters' accountability

Global standard setters might lack accountability and talks are ongoing about how to change this, according to George Osborne

14 Sep 2011

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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