World Standard-setters meeting programme available

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14 Aug, 2014

A draft programme has been released for the upcoming World Standard-setters meeting, which is being held in London on 29-30 September 2014.

A summary of the programme is set out below:

Monday, 29 September 2014 (09:00 - 18:00)

  • Welcome and IASB update
  • Conceptual framework project - measurement (includes small group discussions, with later feedback)
  • IFRS education and implementation updates
    • Developing capacity to make IFRS judgements
    • Interpretations Committee, post-implementation reviews and Implementation Steering Committee
    • Interactive Q&A session
  • Disclosure initiative (includes small group discussions on materiality, with later feedback)

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 (08:00 - 15:15)

  • Optional sessions
    • IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (education session)
    • IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (education session)
    • Leases project update
    • IFRS adoption and translation issues
    • Post-implementation review - IFRS 3 Business Combinations
  • Update on working with national standard setters (including ASAF meeting updates)
  • Research update
  • Smaller group sessions
    • IFRS for SMEs
    • Insurance contracts
    • Macro hedge accounting
    • Rate regulated activities and emissions trading schemes
    • Jurisdiction updates - AOSSG, EFRAG, GLENIF/GLASS, PAFA, US
    • Feedback between IASB and IFASS on work programme (Q&A session)

    Papers for the meeting are expected to be made available in due course on the IASB's website.  The WSS meeting will be immediately followed by a meeting of the International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters (IFASS).

    The IASB has also updated the meeting agenda for the Accounting Standards Advisory Forum (ASAF) meeting being held on 25-26 September 2014. We have updated our original article with the revised agenda.

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