AICPA launches new IFRS newsletter

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08 Oct 2008

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has launched a new monthly newsletter on IFRSs called IFRS Report.

IFRS Report includes brief summaries of articles from a wide range of publications and other resources and provides links back to the original sources. You can Subscribe Here free of charge by providing a valid email address.

The first issue, published on 2 October 2008, covers the following topics:

IFRS Update

  • Foundation publishes guide to XBRL version of IFRS
  • US accountants intrigued by, wary of IFRS
  • IFRS shift will be challenging, rewarding
International Watch
  • European politicians urge changes to fair-value accounting rules
  • US move makes Japan reconsider adopting IFRS
Market Highlights
  • Senate approves rescue plan; House expected to vote again
Regulatory Developments
  • SEC issues clarifications of fair-value rules
  • IASB to discuss fair-value, off-balance-sheet accounting
IFRS at work
  • BYU accounting program prepares for shift to IFRS
  • Discuss IFRS with your peers through IFRS blog
  • Call for volunteers to work on convergence of international accounting standards


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