IASCF-AICPA conference on IFRSs

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08 Aug 2009

The IASC Foundation and the AICPA will jointly sponsor a conference on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in North America 2009: The US Perspective on 29-30 October 2009 in New York City.

Topics that will be covered include:
  • Update SEC's proposed roadmap for IFRS
  • When should IFRS adoption preparation begin
  • IFRS for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs)
  • Audit Implications of IFRS in US SEC Filings
  • Accounting implications due to the financial crisis
  • Impact of IFRS adoption in Global Capital Markets
There are also pre-conference workshops on 28 October 2009 on:
  • Learning to speak IFRS
  • IFRS for Insurance Contracts
  • IFRS for Leases
  • First-Time Adoption of IFRSs and the IFRS for Small and Medium-Sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs)
  • IFRS Teaching, Training and Research
The keynote address will be delivered by Paul A Volcker, former IASCF chairman. Featured speakers include Robert H Herz, chairman of the US Financial Accounting Standards Board and Sir David Tweedie, chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board.


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