IASB publishes an interview with Wayne Upton
The IASB has posted on its website an interview with Wayne Upton, Chairman of the IFRS Interpretations Committee and the Director for International Affairs of the IASB.
Mr Upton has been with the IASB since 2001, and previously worked at the FASB for almost 20 years. In an interview with financial journalist Robert Bruce, who is also the resident commentator for IAS Plus, Mr Upton compares his United States and global roles, the challenges of global standard setting such as consistency in application across jurisdictions and the needs of emerging economies, and his plans as Chairman of the IFRS Interpretations Committee.
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