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Programme for the World Standard-setters meeting in September available

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17 May 2019

A programme has been released for the World Standard-setters meeting, which is being held in London on 30 September and 1 October 2019.

A summary of the programme is set out below:

Monday, 30 September 2019 (09:00 - 18:20)

  • Opening remarks
  • Welcome address
  • IASB technical programme update
  • Primary financial statements — Overview of the consultation and how it aligns with discussions at previous World Standard-setters conferences
  • Goodwill and impairment – Q&A on the project proposals
  • Breakout sessions
    • Project overview — Disclosure initiative
    • 2019 Comprehensive review of the IFRS for SMEs
    • Financial instruments — what next?
    • Hot topics: IFRS Interpretation Committee
    • Electronic reporting — Why everyone should care about the IFRS Taxonomy
    • Business combinations under common control
  • Breakout sessions
    • Project overview — Disclosure initiative
    • 2019 Comprehensive review of the IFRS for SMEs
    • Financial Instruments — what next?
    • Hot topics: IFRS Interpretation Committee
    • Electronic reporting — Why everyone should care about the IFRS Taxonomy
    • Islamic finance

Tuesday, 1 October 2018 (09:00 - 13:00)

  • Q&A and breakout sessions
  • Working together
  • Rate-regulated activities — preview of forthcoming consultative document

The WSS meeting will be immediately followed by a meeting of the International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters (IFASS).

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