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IASB announces IFRS 16 release date

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06 Jan 2016

The IASB has announced that it will publish its long-awaited leases standard, IFRS 16 on 13 January 2016. The IASB also announced two live web presentations introducing the new standard which will occur on the same day.

The IASB will present a morning and an afternoon web presentation discussing IFRS 16 Leases, to accommodate stakeholders in time zones around the world. Both 45-minute web presentations will provide an overview of the new requirements and will allow participants to ask questions. Registration is required (on the IASB's website) for the 13 January web presentations:

Stay tuned to IAS Plus for information on IFRS 16; we will have timely, comprehensive coverage of the new leases standard to help readers understand the requirements and implications.

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