IFRS

sec-building

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

trusted-brand

What's in a name: The value of a brand

Stuart Whitwell explains that accountants should ignore brand valuation at their peril

20 Jun 2012

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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

BoE’s Haldane calls for separate rules for banks

Current international reporting standards are falling short for banks

06 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

Don’t delay reporting changes warn firms

E&Y and Grant Thornton warn Accounting Standards Board delays to implementing financial reporting changes could cost businesses

02 May 2012

Pirc wants KPMG ousted as Standard Chartered auditor

Pirc is urging investors to vote against the bank's annual report; auditors and audit committee chair

26 Apr 2012

World is waiting as US dithers over IFRS

Sir David Tweedie warns that US elections could put convergence back ten years

25 Apr 2012

Problems with IAS 39 flare up again

Pirc claims that auditors are forcing boards to comply with IFRS rather than the law. Surely auditors would be mad to go against current standards?

12 Apr 2012

Stop using accounting as a scapegoat says FRAC chair

Blaming IFRS for poor judgment is like blaming tape measures for not building flood defences high enough

04 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

Public sector IFRS: worth the effort?

Little drama from local government's move to IFRS, but was it worth the hard work in the first place?

28 Feb 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

ABI wants cover for insurance accounting

With insurance accounting up in the air, the ABI wants the right balance between consistency of application while avoiding the burden of new rules

07 Feb 2012

'Less revolutionary' UK accounting changes welcomed

ASB has listened during the consultation process on the future of UK accounting, say experts

30 Jan 2012

E&Y: UK finance executives unprepared for global accounting rules

UK finance department staff unprepared for 'big bang'in financial reporting

30 Jan 2012

Financial instruments accounting deadline eased

IFRS 9 mandatory date moves to 2015, from 2013

19 Dec 2011

IASB and FASB propose netting workaround

Gap between US and international rules for netting of derivatives assets and liabilities prove too difficult to bridge

19 Dec 2011

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