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  • IPSASB issues ED on employee benefits

    27 Oct 2006

    The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published an exposure draft (ED 31 Employee Benefits) that proposes requirements by which governments and other public sector entities should account for employee benefits.

  • Update on accounting standards in Taiwan

    27 Oct 2006

    The Accounting Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) of Taiwan recently sponsored the 2006 International Conference on Accounting Standards in Taipei.

  • SEC Chairman demonstrates benefits of XBRL

    25 Oct 2006

    In a keynote speech at the 39th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar in Los Angeles, US SEC Chairman Christopher Cox demonstrated how to use three different software packages to download and analyse financial and other data reported to the SEC in XBRL format.

  • Japanese plan for convergence toward IFRSs

    24 Oct 2006

    The Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) has released its Project Plan Concerning the Development of Japanese Accounting Standards to explain the status of its initiatives toward convergence with IFRSs.