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Greece IFRS9

Can IFRS 9 prevent Greek tragedy?

IFRS 9 supporters claim the standard will ease Greek debt pain, but the markets might have the final say

04 Aug 2011

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Banks favour IFRS 9

Banks welcome impairment accounting proposals in global standard IFRS 9, saying it is better than the old IAS 39

02 Aug 2011

IFRS interpretations chair changes hands

The IFRS Interpretation's Committee has a new chairman, director of international activities Wayne Upton

28 Jul 2011

IASB requests guidance on future work

International standards setters ask for direction on the focus of their work post convergence

26 Jul 2011

Global standard setters re-expose leasing draft

Standard setters invite more comment on common leasing standard as board decisions have moved on

22 Jul 2011

Barnier nixes Greek rescue via IFRS 9

Barnier dismisses calls for early adoption of IFRS 9 by those who say it will ease the Greek sovereign debt crisis

14 Jul 2011

IASB optimism buoys annual report

The IASB's annual report shows optimism and hopes for better days once the rush to US convergence is over

13 Jul 2011

Setters bring financial instruments standard in line

The Accounting Standards Board has amended FRS 29 in line with changes made to IFRS 7 in October last year

07 Jul 2011

Risk vs. Riches - can accounting standards change pension plans?

A new accounting standard could encourage less risky pension investing, though experts are not convinced

06 Jul 2011

IASB chief: New standard would mitigate Greek risk

IASB chairman says new standard would lessen the pain of exposure to Greek liabilities

06 Jul 2011

Outgoing IASB chairman defends global standards

David Tweedie highlights achievements and defends accounting standards' role during the banking crisis

01 Jul 2011

Incoming IASB chief talks post-convergence agenda

New chairman Hans Hoogervorst underlines remaining tasks after completion of global standards

01 Jul 2011

New standard slaps £325m costs on finance sector

Finance companies will be hit by higher costs and lower profits as a result of the new accounting standards IAS19, a new survey found

21 Jun 2011

Insurers fear volatility of IFRS 'black hole'

Insurers have branded phase II of IFRS as creating unnecessary volatility

21 Jun 2011

Busy week for the IASB

The IASB has had a busy week, with updated standards and reports abounding

17 Jun 2011

New pension standard 'could cost companies £10bn'

New IASB standard could have huge cost implications but should boost transparency

17 Jun 2011

SEC staff paper gives clues to convergence

An SEC staff paper on convergence was well received by IFRS lovers who say it is a positive signpost

14 Jun 2011

Irish banks could report expected losses to boost confidence

Irish banks could move to expected loss model ahead of new IFRS standard in bid to boost confidence

03 Jun 2011

Globally comparable accounts - so near but so far

International standards convergence is nigh but will regional variations make globally comparable financial reports an impossible dream?

25 May 2011

US banks attack proposed accounting standards

US banks have attacked proposed accounting standards that could force them to bring derivatives on balance sheet, potentially inflating their numbers by trillions of dollars

13 May 2011

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