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  • UK FRC encourages SEC to allow IFRSs

    30 Apr 2009

    The United Kingdom Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the UK's independent financial reporting regulator, has responded to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on its proposed Roadmap on the use of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by US companies.

  • Modernised accounting law adopted in Germany

    30 Apr 2009

    The German Parliament has passed the Act to Modernise Accounting Law (in German: Bilanzrechtsmodernisierungsgesetz). A goal of the legislation is to reduce the financial reporting burden on German companies.

  • Amaro Gomes appointed to the IASB

    30 Apr 2009

    Amaro Luiz de Oliveira Gomes has been appointed to a five-year term as a full-time member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) starting 1 July 2009. Mr Gomes is currently Head of Financial System Regulation Department of the Central Bank of Brazil.

  • IAS Plus Newsletter – Improvements 2009

    29 Apr 2009

    Deloitte's IFRS Global Office has published an IAS Plus Update Newsletter – Improvements to IFRSs 2009 discussing the final Improvements to 12 IFRSs that the IASB issued on 16 April 2009. The IASB uses the annual improvements project to make necessary, but non-urgent, amendments to IFRSs that will not be included as part of another major project.

  • Agenda for 7 May 2009 IFRIC meeting

    28 Apr 2009

    The International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee (IFRIC) will meet at the IASB's offices in London on Thursday 7 May 2009 (one day only) 10:00am to 17:30pm.

  • iGAAP 2009 – Chinese language version

    26 Apr 2009

    Deloitte Taiwan has published iGAAP 2009 Chinese Version. This three-volume set, in traditional Chinese, includes all the content of iGAAP 2009 English Version.

  • IASB conclusions on FASB FSPs

    25 Apr 2009

    The IASB has reviewed two recent FASB Staff Positions (FSPs) on fair value and impairment of financial assets and has reached the following conclusions:

  • Agenda project pages updated

    25 Apr 2009

    We have updated our IASB agenda project pages to reflect the discussions and decisions at the IASB's April 2009 meeting, as follows: