IFRIC meeting — 4-5 March 2010

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Location: London

About meeting notes

IFRIC (International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee) (blue) The International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee (IFRIC) met at the IASB's offices in London on Thursday and Friday, 4 and 5 March 2010.

Agenda for the meeting

Thursday 4 March 2010 (10:00-18:00)


Active Committee projects

  • IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment – Accounting for production phase stripping costs in the mining industry
  • IFRS 2 Share-based Payment – Vesting and non-vesting conditions

Review of Tentative Agenda Decisions published in January 2010 IFRIC Update

  • IAS 21 The Effects of changes in Foreign Exchange Rates – Determination of functional currency of investment holding company
  • IAS 32 Financial Instruments: Presentation – Debt/equity classification of instruments with obligation to deliver cash at the discretion of shareholders
  • IAS 36 Impairment of Assets – Transition provisions for IFRS 8 amendment
  • IAS 39 Financial Instruments Recognition and Measurement – Unit of account for forward contracts with volumetric optionality

Annual improvements – 2008-2010 cycle

  • Comment analysis for minor issues:
    • Accounting policy changes in the year of adoption (IFRS 1)
    • Clarification of statement of changes in equity (IAS 1)
    • Transition requirements for amendments made as a result of IAS 27R to IAS 21, IAS 28 and IAS 31
    • Fair value of award credit (IFRIC 13)
  • IFRS 3 Business Combinations – Unreplaced and voluntarily replaced share-based payment awards (comment letter analysis)
  • IFRS 3 Business Combinations – Measurement of NCI (review of examples)
  • IFRS 5 Non-current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations – Loss of significant influence over an associate or jointly controlled entity (comment letter analysis)
  • IAS 8 Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors – Change in terminology to the qualitative characteristics
  • IAS 40 Investment Property – Change from fair value model to cost model

Staff recommendations for Tentative Agenda Decisions

  • IFRS 1 First-time adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards – Accounting for costs included in self-constructed assets on transition
  • IFRS 5 Non-current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations – Reversal of impairment losses relating to goodwill
  • IAS 12 Income Taxes – Tax effect of distributions to equity holders
  • IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements – Comparative information

Friday 5 March 2010 (09:00-12:30)

Staff recommendations for Tentative Agenda Decisions (continued from Thursday, if needed)

Annual improvements – 2009-2011 cycle

  • IFRS 1 First-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards – Hard wire dates
  • IFRS 3 Business Combinations – Contingent consideration and first-time adoption
  • IFRS 8 Operating Segments – Determination of scope
  • IAS 21 The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates – Repayment of investment/CTA
  • IAS 26 Accounting and Reporting by Retirement Benefit Plans – Valuation of plan assets
  • IAS 34 Interim Financial Reporting – Consistency in disclosure of total segment assets

Administrative session

  • IFRIC work in progress
  • Criteria for annual improvements

The agenda papers for this meeting are available on the IASB's website.

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