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  • Heads Up on FASB's proposed fair value FSPs

    Mar 23, 2009

    Deloitte (United States) has published an issue of the Heads Up newsletter dealing with FASB's two proposed Staff Positions (FSPs) dealing with guidance on fair value measurement and impairments of certain investments in debt and equity securities.

  • New page for first-time adopters of IFRSs

    Mar 23, 2009

    Many jurisdictions have announced plans to adopt IFRSs for the first time in the next few years, including Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, and it's under consideration in Argentina, Taiwan, and the United States.

  • Reply to NY CPAs 'serious doubts' about IFRSs

    Mar 22, 2009

    In its response to the SEC's proposed Roadmap, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) argued against requiring US companies registered with the SEC to use IFRSs at this time. The NYSSCPA is the largest state CPA society in the United States.

  • UK Financial Reporting Faculty

    Mar 21, 2009

    The new Financial Reporting Faculty, launched by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in December 2008, has recruited its first 1,000 members.

  • EITF Snapshot for March 2009

    Mar 21, 2009

    We have posted the March 2009 edition of EITF Snapshot summarising the 19 March 2009 meeting of FASB's Emerging Issues Task Force.

  • IASB request for views on FASB proposals

    Mar 21, 2009

    The IASB has published a request for views on proposals from the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) that deal with guidance on fair value measurement and impairments of financial instruments.