Hans Hoogervorst opens the World Standard-setters Meeting 2015

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Sep 28, 2015

On September 28, 2015, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) released IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst's opening remarks at the 2015 World Standard-setters (WSS) meeting that is currently taking place in London, where he spoke about standard-setting in the public interest.

His remarks mostly built on the IASB and the IFRS Foundation joint publication, Working in the public interest: the IFRS Foundation and the IASB and Mr Hoogervorst elaborated on the four main themes:

  • Working in the public interest;
  • The audience of IFRS;
  • The characteristics of IFRS; and
  • Institutional aspects of the IFRS Foundation and the IASB.

Review the full text of the speech on the IASB's Web Site.

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