Agenda for World Standard Setters meeting

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05 Sep 2007

The International Accounting Standards Board will host its annual meeting with World Standard Setters on Monday 24 September and Tuesday 25 September 2007. The meeting, which is open to public observation, will take place at the Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel, 252 High Holborn, London.

Representatives from over 50 accounting standard setting bodies are expected to participate. Presented below is the agenda for the meeting.

Annual IASB Meeting with World Standard Setters
24-25 September 2007, London

Monday 24 September 2007, 10:30h to 17:00h

  • Adoption and Implementation of IFRSs – Shared experiences

Implementation – our experiences:

  • Adoption: Australia
  • Convergence: PR China

Adopting IFRSs – our experience:

  • Canada
  • Korea

Contemplating adoption – our plans and issues:

  • India
  • Mexico
  • US GAAP/IFRS Convergence Update
  • Implementation and Enforcement of IFRSs
  • Round-table questions and answers with all of the day's presenters

Tuesday 25 September 2007, 09:00h to 16:45h

  • IASB Planning and Priorities
  • Business Combinations
  • Round-table Discussions
    • IFRSs for SMEs
    • IFRSs Technical Update
    • Element Definitions, Recognition and Measurement – Conceptual Framework phases B and C
    • The Reporting Entity and Consolidations – Conceptual Framework phase D, Consolidations and Joint Ventures
    • Presentation of Financial Statements – phase B
    • Fair Value Measurements


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