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FEE briefing paper on the endorsement of IFRS 9

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08 Feb 2016

The Federation of European Accountants (Fédération des Experts-comptables Européens, FEE) has prepared a short briefing paper with additional answers to some of the questions asked by Members of the European Parliament of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) during recently-held two public hearings on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) broadly , and on IFRS 9 'Financial Instruments' specifically.

The first hearing took place on 1 December 2015 and featured an introduction by the ECON Chair Roberto Gualtieri followed by short presentations by four invited experts. The presentations were followed by a joint discussion with ECON members.

The second hearing took place on 11 January 2016. IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst gave a short presentation of the current work of the IASB. Afterwards, he and Michel Prada, Chairman of the IFRS Foundation Trustees, answered questions of the ECON members.

The FEE paper summarising the statements and providing addition anwers can be downloaded from their website.

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