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IFRS Standards Amended in Response to IBOR

After an accelerated response period, the IASB have finalised the proposed changes to the IFRS standards in advance of the move away from discredited interest rate benchmarks such as LIBOR. The changes amend some of the requirements for hedge accounting to ensure companies can still report useful information during the period of uncertainty caused by […]

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BoE: PRA Proposal on EBA Taxonomy 2.9

IASB Update: Interest Rate Benchmark Reform

With the 2021 switch away from widely discredited interest rate benchmarks such as LIBOR, the mechanics of that transition was again on the agenda for the IASB this summer. Earlier this year IASB proposed changes to IFRS financial instruments standards IAS 39 and IFRS 9 that will allow hedge accounting to continue during the IBOR reforms. […]

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Call for Members: Help Develop the IFRS Taxonomy

Would you like to help shape the future of the IFRS Taxonomy? Join the International Accounting Standards Board’s IFRS Taxonomy Consultative group to contribute and advise on the Taxonomy’s development. The board is keen to appoint new members from a variety of business and geographical backgrounds to advise the IFRS foundation on the content and […]

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Updated IFRS Business Rules

The IFRS Taxonomy formula linkbase 2019 (the technical term for the business rules published as part of the IFRS taxonomy) is now available to download. The 2019 version includes updates reflecting a range of changes made to the IFRS Taxonomy  this year. These business rules can help preparers increase the accuracy of their reports by helping validate the […]

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Standardised Reporting Relevant for Business

Dr Nicolas Peter, Chief Financial Officer of BMW AG, gave a keynote address outlining BMW’s own experiences with standardised reporting at a stakeholder event in Munich on 26 June 2019, hosted by the IFRS Foundation and the Deutsche Rechnungslegungs Standards Committee (DRSC). Dr Peter demonstrated how the development of global, uniform accounting, underpinned by the […]

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IFRS Taxonomy Available in Ukrainian

All files for the IFRS Taxonomy 2018 are now available in Ukrainian. In addition, supporting materials to support Ukrainian-speaking users of the Taxonomy are also available. These include the IFRS Taxonomy Illustrated, a simplified, visual version of the Taxonomy that doesn’t require XBRL knowledge. IFRS Taxonomy versioning information, which shows the changes between the IFRS […]

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Can Digitisation Improve Productivity? 

The implementation costs for digitising almost any aspect of society are easy to calculate, but what about the productivity benefits? In a speech at Eurofiling Conference 2019 Erkki Liikanen, Chair of the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, discussed whether digitisation will eventually deliver increased productivity for the global economy. With the economic benefits of globalisation […]

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ESEF Becomes European Law

After over four years of preparations, multiple draft proposals and a mammoth effort translating the IFRS standards into all official EU languages, the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) became law this week on May 29. The mandate is due to take effect for all IFRS based annual reports issued by public companies and PIEs for […]

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IFRS Webinar Examines Comparability

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation has published a webinar on improving the comparability of international financial reporting. Standards aim to promote accountability, transparency and efficiency in financial markets around the world – and one key way they do that is through facilitating the comparison of reports. Comparable financial reporting leads to better analysis […]

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IFRS Taxonomy 2019 Published

On 27 March the IFRS Foundation published the IFRS Taxonomy 2019 files. The new taxonomy includes a general improvement update and an update to common practice.

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