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News

  • Hans Hoogervorst speaks on corporate governance

    02 Oct 2014

    Today, at the 2014 IOSCO Conference, IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst provided his comments on the role global accounting standards play in strengthening corporate governance in the capital markets.

  • Trustees aim at limited Constitution review

    02 Oct 2014

    Among the agenda papers released for the upcoming meeting of the IFRS Advisory Council, which is being held in London on 13-14 October 2014, is a paper on the upcoming review of the structure and effectiveness of the IFRS Foundation.

  • 31st annual ISAR meeting will focus on compliance and enforcement

    02 Oct 2014

    The thirty-first session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR) will be held in Geneva on 15-17 October 2014. The main agenda item of the session will be monitoring of compliance and enforcement of international corporate reporting standards and codes.

  • Second EDTF progress report on the implementation of disclosure recommendations

    01 Oct 2014

    In October 2012, the Enhanced Disclosure Task Force (EDTF) presented a report to the Financial Stability Board (FSB) recommending key enhancements to the risk disclosures made by banks. The report identified seven fundamental principles for enhancing risk disclosure and included 32 specific recommendations. After a first progress report published in 2013, the EDTF has now published a second progress report in line with its original report.

  • September 2014 IASB meeting notes — Part 2

    30 Sep 2014

    The IASB's meeting was held on 22–24 September 2014. We have posted Deloitte observer notes from Wednesday's sessions on the post-implementation review of IFRS 3 and IFRS Interpretations Committee issues.

  • EFRAG recommends public fatal flaw review of IASB pronouncements

    30 Sep 2014

    The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has written a letter to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) recommending that prior to finalisation of a standard or a major amendment to a standard a public fatal flaw review should take place. EFRAG believes that this would enhance the IASB's quality control procedures.

  • ACCA roundtable on 'Evaluating the impact of IFRS in the EU'

    28 Sep 2014

    On 25 September, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) organised a high level conference in order to both present and discuss the recently published consultation on the evaluation of the IAS Regulation and the potential ways forward. The event was hosted by Theodor Dumitru Stolojan, MEP, at the European Parliament.