Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity - IASB

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At its meeting on October 18-19, 2016, the IASB discussed claims that grant the issuer the right to choose between alternative settlement outcomes. Discussion continued to focus on developing the Gamma approach to classification and presentation. At a future meeting the Board will discuss: (i) classification of instruments meeting the existing puttables exception; (ii) substance of rights and obligations in contracts and the interaction with legal and regulatory requirements; and (iii) recognition, derecognition and reclassification of equity instruments.

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