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December

  • Preparing for IAS seen as a critical US challenge

    30 Dec 2000

    Number 2 in the "ten most critical financial reporting challenges facing US public companies for the year 2001" identified by the Financial Executives Institute: "International Accounting Standards -- Prepare for changes in domestic GAAP that will ensure compatibility among the accounting principles of countries around the world." FEI News Release (PDF 23k). .

  • Comparison of GAAP in four NAFTA countries and IAS

    22 Dec 2000

    Accounting standard-setters in four North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) countries have participated in the third edition of a study, just published, of Significant Differences in GAAP in Canada, Chile, Mexico, and the United States.

  • New British study on global accounting standards

    21 Dec 2000

    A "definitive examination of the issues affecting the drive towards global accounting standards" has been published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW).

  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu's views on stock compensation, leases

    20 Dec 2000

    Here are two new Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu comment letters to IASC on: (PDF 182k) (PDF 142k) Regarding stock comp, the Firm encourages IASC to work toward a solution that can be accepted globally and can satisfy the quality of measurement reliability.