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ACCA: IFRS gaining popularity

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

12 Oct 2011

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Hoogervorst challenges IFRS convergence fears

IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst told US accountants why convergence is best

06 Oct 2011

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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

Who's riding the IFRS gravy train?

IFRS consultancy work can be lucrative, but who's cashing in the cheques?

22 Aug 2011

Are three buckets enough for asset impairment?

IASB's three bucket model has been proposed for asset impairment but how would the theory work in practice?

19 Aug 2011

Two-year delay for IFRS 9

The effective date of IFRS 9 Financial Instruments has been pushed back two years to allow the standard to be completed and endorsed

05 Aug 2011

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

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

Condorsement confUSion

Condorsement has befuddled TS – God knows what convergence will look like

29 Jul 2011

ICAEW: 'Big Bang' IFRS adoption best for US

ICAEW insists simultaneous transition is best for major US companies adopting IFRS

28 Jul 2011

IFRS interpretations chair changes hands

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

28 Jul 2011

ICAEW helps US focus on global standards

The ICAEW is focusing on IFRS, chairing a debate of the future of the standards in the US and hosting a webinar for UK local authorities

26 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

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Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

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Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

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Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

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IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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