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8th IFRS Regional Policy Forum - New Frontiers

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18 Feb 2014

The 8th IFRS Regional Policy Forum will be hosted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on 8-9 March 2014 in New Delhi following the meeting of the International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters (IFASS). The policy forums are designed to be one of the key platforms in the Asian Oceanian region for stakeholders including regulators, to discuss IFRS related policy issues. The theme of the eighth forum will be 'Financial Reporting: New Frontiers'.

Among the speakers invited to the forum are IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst, AOSSG Chairman Clement Chan, and Tricia O’Malley, Chairperson of the IFASS.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Fair valuation under IFRS - Concerns and safeguards
  • Goodwill - Impairment only or with amortisation
  • New approach to lease accounting
  • Do IFRS ignore prudence?
  • Challenges of evolving nations in convergence/adoption of IFRS
  • Post-implementation review of new IFRS

Please click for more information about the forum on the ICAI website. The Forum will be telecast:

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