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IFRS Foundation Trustees and Due Process Oversight Committee hold February 2020 meeting

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26 Mar 2020

The IFRS Foundation Trustees and the Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC) met in Brussels on 19–20 February 2020.

Meeting ac­tiv­i­ties included the following:

  • Executive session:
    • Report of the Executive Director — The Trustees received a report from the Executive Director Lee White on ac­tiv­i­ties since the last meeting.
    • Strategy review — The Trustees discussed non-fi­nan­cial reporting including sus­tain­abil­ity reporting and climate change.
    • Gov­er­nance issues — The Trustees approved a change to (1) the IFRS Foundation Constitution regarding the IFRS Advisory Council’s role and (2) amendments to the IFRS Foundation’s Bylaws.
    • Op­er­a­tions analysis — The Trustees received pre­sen­ta­tions on the analysis of jurisdictional compliance with IFRS Standards.
    • Committee reports — The Trustees discussed reports from the Business Process and Tech­nol­ogy Committee, the Audit and Finance Committee, the Human Capital Committee, the Nom­i­nat­ing Committee, and the DPOC. (A report of the DPOC meeting is attached to the meeting summary.)
  • IASB Chairman’s report — The Chair of the IASB provided the Trustees with a general update on the IASB’s technical ac­tiv­i­ties, es­pe­cially on the proposed amend­ments to IFRS 17 and the project to revise IFRS Practice Statement 1 Management Commentary.
  • External en­gage­ment — The Trustees met with IFRS Foundation Monitoring Board. In addition, they held a stake­holder event with the EFRAG entitled Financial reporting: remaining relevant in a changing environment.

For more in­for­ma­tion, see the press release, which also offers an article on the stake­holder event, and the full summary on the IFRS Foun­da­tion Trustees’ and DPOC meeting on the IASB’s website. Our own report of the stakeholder event is available here.

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