EFRAG draft comment letter on the IASB's proposed narrow-scope amendment to IFRS 17

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05 Aug 2021

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has issued a draft comment letter on the IASB exposure draft ED/2021/8 'Initial Application of IFRS 17 and IFRS 9 — Comparative Information (Proposed amendment to IFRS 17)'.

In the draft comment letter, EFRAG expresses its appreciation for the IASB’s swift response and delivery of the exposure draft. Also, EFRAG commends the IASB for addressing most of the comments raised by European constituents in this area. Overall, EFRAG agrees with the IASB proposals in the exposure draft as they form a clear improvement over the current situation.

Comments on EFRAG's draft comment letter are requested by 15 September 2021. For more information, see the press release and the draft comment letter on the EFRAG website.

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