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  • UK FSA CEO urges acceptance of IAS 39 in Europe

    30 May 2004

    In a recent Speech (PDF 199k) at the 2004 Financial Services Authority Conference in London, FSA Chief Executive John Tiner urged that European banks and other listed companies accept IAS 39 and focus on ensuring a smooth transition to IFRSs in 2005. An excerpt from Mr Tiner's remarks: It is no secret that IAS 39 in particular is not a perfect standard and that the EU financial services sector has misgivings about potential volatility in earnings.

  • Agreement between SEC and European regulators

    29 May 2004

    The Director of the Office of International Affairs of the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Secretary-General of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) have announced an agreement for enhanced cooperation and collaboration on cross-border securities regulatory matters.

  • Four IASB members are reappointed

    28 May 2004

    The trustees of the foundation that oversees the International Accounting Standards Board have reappointed four members of the Board with effect from 1 July 2004. Thomas E.

  • EFRAG technical group meetings open to public observation

    27 May 2004

    The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) will open the meetings of its Technical Expert Group to public observation starting with its meeting to be held on 2-4 June 2004. For more information and to download the registration form go to the EFRAG Website.