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  • French COB recommends preparing for IAS now

    22 Jan 2001

    The French securities regulator COB has issued a Bulletin recommending that French listed companies commence without delay their preparations for the transition to IAS by 2005 and reminding the companies that they will have to present comparative figures for 2003 and 2004. .

  • IASPlus information for 12 countries has been updated

    19 Jan 2001

    We have updated the Country-by-Country Information to reflect recent standards-setting activity in Australia, Brunei Darussalam, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam. .

  • Comparison of IAS and national GAAP in 53 countries

    18 Jan 2001

    As part of their commitment to implementing the Vision of the International Forum for Accountancy Development (IFAD), the large accounting firms have published a study, GAAP 2000: A Survey of National Accounting Rules in 53 Countries. The study demonstrates the continuing problems of cross-border interpretation of company financial data.

  • IASC publishes 164 Q&A guidance for IAS 39

    16 Jan 2001

    IASC has consolidated its first four batches of IAS 39 guidance into a single document with 164 Final IAS 39 Questions and Answers available on the IASC website.