Final programme for the World Standard-setters meeting in October available

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19 Sep, 2018

The final programme has been released for the upcoming World Standard-setters meeting, which is being held in London on 1-2 October 2018.

A summary of the programme is set out below:

Monday, 1 October 2018 (09:00 - 18:15)

  • Opening remarks
  • Welcome address
  • IASB technical programme update
  • The need for a Conceptual Framework
  • Overview of the Conceptual Framework
  • Conceptual Framework – small-group discussions
  • Breakout sessions
    • Business combinations under common control
    • Better communications — focus on primary financial statements and disclosures
    • Financial instruments with characteristics of equity — discussion paper
    • Goodwill and impairment
    • IFRS Interpretations Committee update and implementation of new standards strategy

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 (09:00 - 13:00)

  • Panel Discussion — Management Commentary
  • Breakout sessions (repeated from previous day)
  • Conceptual Framework – feedback session

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

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