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  • SEC strategic plan includes global accounting standards

    08 Aug 2004

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has published its Strategic Plan for 2004-2009. The plan, approved by the Commission, identifies the vision, mission, values, and goals that will shape the agency's activities during the next five years and details the initiatives being undertaken to achieve the SEC's goals.

  • IASB posts comment letters on IFRS 3 scope amendment

    07 Aug 2004

    The IASB has posted on its Website the 30 letters of comment received on the exposure draft Proposed Amendments to IFRS 3 Business Combinations – Combinations by Contract Alone or Involving Mutual Entities.

  • Approach to implementing IFRSs by Australian bank regulator

    07 Aug 2004

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) – Australia's regulator of banks, insurance companies, superannuation funds, credit unions, and other financial institutions – has outlined the approach it will be taking during the implementation of IFRSs in Australia.

  • IFAC Public Sector Committee update

    05 Aug 2004

    The IFAC Public Sector Committee has released PSC Update 12 (PDF 89k), which outlines recent progress on the PSC's standards program, provides a brief update on discussions with the PSC's Consultative Group at the last PSC meeting, and notes that the Report of the PSC Externally Chaired Review Panel has been finalised and is available from the IFAC website (