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  • CFA Institute issues study on financial crisis insights on bank performance reporting

    16 Jul 2014

    The CFA Institute, a global association of investment professionals, has published a report entitled 'Financial Crisis Insights on Bank Performance Reporting (Part 1): Assessing the Key Factors Influencing Price-to-Book Ratios', suggesting that better reporting of risk, timely loan write-downs on balance sheets, and investor access to comparable reporting of information across jurisdictions, will improve transparency and reduce investor risk aversion towards the banking sector.

  • Additional public consultation on lessee accounting

    16 Jul 2014

    The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) and the major European standard-setters (ANC, ASCG, FRC and OIC) have launched an additional public consultation on the two different approaches for lessees proposed by the IASB and FASB. This consultation is focused on users' views.

  • Report on the progress achieved in the implementation of the EFRAG reform

    14 Jul 2014

    The European Commission has submitted to the European Parliament and the Council of the EU a report on the progress achieved in the implementation of the reform of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) following the recommendations provided in the Maystadt report.

  • IVSC consults on agenda and standards

    14 Jul 2014

    The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) has issued two consultation papers seeking input into its future work plan and the structure and scope of International Valuation Standards (IVS).

  • Agenda for July 2014 IASB meeting

    11 Jul 2014

    The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will meet at its offices in London on 22–24 July 2014. Part of the meeting will be held jointly with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to discuss the leases project. Additionally, the IASB will discuss the disclosure initiative, insurance contracts, annual improvements (2012-2014 cycle), issues from the IFRS Interpretations Committee, the conceptual framework, the research programme, and rate-regulated activities.