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IFAC video interview with Hans Hoogervorst on the IASB's priorities to 2021

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Dec 13, 2016

On December 13, 2016, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released a short video of IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst discussing the 2015 Agenda consultation and the IASB's priorities for the next five years.

Questions discussed are:

  • Why does the IASB do an agenda consultation?
  • What are the IASB's main priorities for the next five years?
  • Why has the IASB chosen "Better communication" as a theme?
  • What will be the biggest challenges for the IASB?
  • What role does the research programme play in standard-setting?
  • How does the IASB support implementation of the standards?

Review the short video (6 minutes) on the IFAC's website.

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