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IASB proposes changes to IFRS Taxonomy 2021

In order to reflect new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) disclosure requirements, the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) has published a proposed update to the IFRS Taxonomy 2021.

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Where should IASB go next? Consultation open on five-year plan

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is seeking feedback on its priorities for the next five years – marking the third time it has consulted the public to create its work plan.

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IASB: Improved IFRS standard to capture rate-regulated companies’ performance

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published proposals for a new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) standard that would give investors better information about financial performance of rate-regulated companies.

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IASB appoints new Chair

The IFRS Foundation announced yesterday that Prof. Dr Andreas Barckow has been selected as the next Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), effective July 2021. He will succeed Hans Hoogervorst, whose second 5 year term will conclude at the end of June.

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IASB amends IFRS 17

This week the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued amendments to IFRS 17 (insurance contracts).

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IFRS host Investor Outreach Webinar

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) invites investors to join two outreach webinars in May to discuss proposals for improvements to financial statements. The focus will be on how to improve information communicated in income statements. The IASB published the General Presentation and Disclosures exposure draft in December, which proposed replacing IAS 1 Presentation of […]

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IASB publish preliminary proposals for Goodwill

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) recently published a discussion paper setting out their preliminary views on the goodwill impairment debate. The IASB (and FASB) have been looking at alternatives to the existing accounting rules that assess goodwill through annual evaluations, and are considering moving to an approach where a set amount of goodwill is written down […]

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Change in the wind? Recent speeches signal IASB shift

Recent IFRS speeches indicate a new willingness to better integrate IFRS reporting with additional non-financial reporting metrics that have developed out of changing investor needs. Technology means we have seen a dramatic shift in the importance of intangible assets, reducing the relevance of the traditional balance sheet. Demand from investors for sustainability reporting is on […]

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What’s Next for Accounting Standards?

At the World Standard-setters Conference in London last week Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Hans Hoogervorst gave some insights into the areas the IASB will be looking to make progress on in 2020. So what’s on the agenda? A recent focus for the IASB has been improving how effectively financial statements communicate. […]

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How to Report Goodwill?

Want to know more about the key issues surrounding goodwill impairment currently being weighed up by standard setters? Calcbench and Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) have recently collaborated on a video taking a deep dive into this important topic. Goodwill is an accounting value recorded when a company acquires another company, measuring the value of intangible […]

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