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  • IASB and ASBJ report on convergence

    11 Jun 2011

    The IASB and the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) have announced their achievements under their August 2007 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), known as the Tokyo Agreement, to improve International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and Japanese generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and to bring about their convergence.

  • UK pensions industry disapproves of IFRSs

    09 Jun 2011

    On 29 October 2010, the UK Accounting Standards Board (ASB) published its proposals for the future of financial reporting in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

  • New issue of the IASB's Investor Perspectives

    09 Jun 2011

    In April 2010, the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation and the IASB launched a programme to enhance investors' participation in the development of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).