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  • Agenda for November 2014 Global Preparers Forum meeting

    23 Oct 2014

    Representatives from the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will meet with the Global Preparers Forum (GPF) in London on Thursday, 6 November 2014. The agenda for the meeting has been released, which includes updates from the IASB and IFRS Interpretations Committee, together with discussion on specific topics including research activities, emissions trading schemes, equity method of accounting and the disclosure initiative.

  • Agenda for the Joint Transition Resource Group for Revenue Recognition meeting

    20 Oct 2014

    The agenda has been released for the second meeting of the Joint Transition Resource Group for Revenue Recognition (TRG), which is being jointly held at the offices of the IASB and FASB on 31 October 2014. The TRG will discuss a number of topics related to the boards’ new revenue standard, “Revenue From Contracts With Customers” (issued as IFRS 15 by the IASB and ASU 2014-09 by the FASB).

  • IFAC announces 2014 editions of various handbooks

    20 Oct 2014

    The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has announced the availability of the 2014 editions of the handbooks from the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB), International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), and International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB).

  • Compliance checklists for 2014 issued

    20 Oct 2014

    Deloitte's IFRS Global Office has issued updated versions of the IFRS compliance, presentation, and disclosure checklist and the IAS 34 compliance checklist for 2014.

  • FEE publishes briefing paper on EPSAS

    17 Oct 2014

    The Federation of European Accountants (Fédération des Experts-comptables Européens, FEE) has published a paper offering an overview of the European Commission's initiative to develop European Public Sector Accounting Standards (EPSAS). It also contains relevant information about the functioning of EU policy and legislation.

  • Launch of SSEI progress report

    16 Oct 2014

    The 'Sustainable Stock Exchanges 2014 Report on Progress' was launched at the Global Dialogue in Geneva on 14 October 2014. The report containing a review of sustainability initiatives at 55 exchanges found substantial progress, engagement, and a set of emerging best practices among exchanges regarding promotion of sustainability reporting and sustainable business practices more generally. However, it also recognised clear potential for the sector to do more.

  • FASB and ASBJ hold biannual meeting

    16 Oct 2014

    The seventeenth meeting between representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) was held in Tokyo on 14 and 15 October 2014. The meeting saw updates on each board's respective standard-setting activities and an exchange of views on technical topics that are of interest to both boards.

  • EFRAG reports on the additional public consultation and outreach on leases

    15 Oct 2014

    In July and August 2014, EFRAG and the National Standard Setters from France, Germany, Italy and the UK performed additional public consultations on the two different approaches for lessees proposed by the IASB and FASB. The consultations were complemented by an outreach event in September 2015. Reports with the insights from the consultations and the outreach event are now available.

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