IFRS

International Accounting Standards Board

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

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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

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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

Investors take up senior FD's fair value grievance

Investors back Barclays FD Chris Lucas after he publicly criticises IAS 39

15 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

Convergence timetable quietly put to bed

IFRS convergence this year seems so unlikely that experts have stopped pretending it will happen

07 Nov 2011

EU standard setters say ‘no thanks’ to IFRS for SMEs

European standard setters disinclined to take on IFRS for SMEs

07 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

Hoogervorst: Brazil embodies ideal IFRS adoption

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

28 Oct 2011

ACCA: IFRS gaining popularity

Investors and CFOs increasingly favour IFRS, according to a new report by ACCA

12 Oct 2011

Hoogervorst challenges IFRS convergence fears

IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst told US accountants why convergence is best

06 Oct 2011

US standard setters could forge own path for SMEs

US standard setters might write rules for SMEs that are distinct from both US GAAP and IFRS

05 Oct 2011

Is the IASB tired of convergence?

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

30 Sep 2011

Institutes get behind IFRS big bang

UK institutes are all for rapid IFRS adoption in the US

26 Sep 2011

Investors: IFRS unfit for purpose

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

21 Sep 2011

Risk, accounting standards and the pensions puzzle

Companies are de-risking pensions, but are accounting standards behind the trend and should we be worried?

12 Sep 2011

Credibility and funding in focus at IFRS debate

IFRS experts debated the promise of global accounting standards at a roundtable earlier this week

09 Sep 2011

IASB aligns accounting rules with investment funds

Standards setter proposes changes to IFRS that better fit investment funds' reporting models

26 Aug 2011

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