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  • Ratings agency studies impact of IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts

    11 May 2004

    Fitch Ratings – a leading global fixed income rating agency – has analysed the implications of IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts and has concluded that Fitch "does not expect any rating actions as a direct result of the move to IFRS.

  • IFAC is studying IFRS implementation issues

    09 May 2004

    The IFAC Board has begun a project to obtain the views of individuals and groups of professional accountants and other stakeholders on the extent to which they have seen challenges and successes in implementing IFRSs and International Standards on Auditing.

  • IFAC adopts mandatory continuing education standard

    08 May 2004

    The International Federation of Accountants has issued a new International Education Standard that would require every member of an IFAC member body to complete continuing professional development activities relevant to their work on an ongoing basis.

  • IASB project timetable updated

    07 May 2004

    We have updated our Timetable for IASB's Agenda Projects to reflect discussions at recent IASB meetings and recent IASB activity. .

  • Students perform well on new IFRS section of ICAEW exam

    07 May 2004

    Questions on applying International Financial Reporting Standards were added to the chartered accountancy examination for the first time in the March 2004 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and an ICAEW Announcement expresses pleasure that the exam candidates did particularly well on the IFRS-related questions. .