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  • IASCF Trustees will meet 7-8 October

    Sep 29, 2009

    The Trustees of the IASC Foundation will meet on 7-8 October 2009 at the Wharton Auditorium, TIAA-CREF Offices, 730 Third Avenue 17th Floor, New York, NY.

  • IASB Chairman meets with EU Parliament committee

    Sep 29, 2009

    Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, met with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament on 28 September 2009 to discuss the IASB's response to issues arising from the financial crisis.

  • We comment on fair value measurement ED

    Sep 29, 2009

    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has submitted comments on the IASB Exposure Draft Fair Value Measurement, which was published 28 May 2009. We are generally supportive of the proposal, though we have concerns about some aspects and make suggestions for changes.

  • FSB seeks simplified global financial instruments accounting

    Sep 28, 2009

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has urged the IASB and FASB to simplify, improve, and converge their accounting standards for financial instruments "in a manner that does not expand the use of fair value in relation to the lending activities (involving loans and investments in debt instruments) of financial intermediaries".

  • G20 call for global standards by 2011

    Sep 28, 2009

    Following their meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA on 24-25 September 2009, the leaders of the G20 nations issued a Final Statement identifying a range of additional steps that should be taken to strengthen international financial regulatory system to avoid a future global financial crisis.