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  • IASB December 2007 Board meeting agenda

    30 Nov 2007

    The International Accounting Standards Board will hold its December 2007 meeting at the Board's offices, 30 Cannon Street, London, on Tuesday to Friday, 11-14 December 2007.

  • IVSC moves forward with restructuring

    29 Nov 2007

    The International Valuation Standards Committee board and membership have approved a comprehensive restructuring that will enable it to become an independent standard setting organisation that can develop International Valuation Standards for assets and liabilities.

  • EU-US cooperation in financial reporting and auditing

    27 Nov 2007

    Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, spoke today on EU-US Cooperation on Reporting Standards, Audit Oversight, and Regulation at the European Federation of Accountants' Conference on Audit Regulation in Brussels.

  • SEC staff comments on dropping IFRS-US GAAP reconciliation

    26 Nov 2007

    As we reported in our News Story of 16 Nov 2007, on 15 November 2007 the US Securities and Exchange Commission approved a proposal that foreign companies may submit financial statements to the Commission using IFRSs as adopted by the IASB without having to include a reconciliation of the IFRS data to US GAAP.

  • '3L3' consultation on joint work programme

    24 Nov 2007

    The three 'level three' financial supervisory organisations in Europe (CEBS for banks, CEIOPS for insurance companies, and CESR for securities markets) have jointly published a consultation document on their co-operative work programme through the end of 2010. The joint programme relates to a number of cross-sector matters.