International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

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About the IASB

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is an independent, private-sector body that develops and approves International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs). The IASB operates under the oversight of the IFRS  Foundation. The IASB was formed in 2001 to replace the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC). A full history of the IASB and the IASC going back to 1973 is available on the IASB website.

Currently, the IASB has 14 members.

The IASB's role

Under the IFRS Foundation Constitution, the IASB has complete responsibility for all financial reporting-related technical matters of the IFRS Foundation including:


Contact details

International Accounting Standards Board

Columbus Building
7 Westferry Circus
Canary Wharf
London E14 4HD
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 7246 6410
Fax: +44 (0)20 7246 6411


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