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Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. Read More
The IFRS Foundation Education Initiative is developing a series of comprehensive Framework-based IFRS and IFRS for SMEs teaching materials to assist IFRS teachers to educate IFRS learners more effectively.
A roundtable discussion jointly hosted by FEE and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) took place on 16 October 2014 in Brussels. The PowerPoint presentations shared during the event are now available on the dedicated webpage.
A useful tool to track developments in accounting research
The purpose of the Principles is to support organizations in benchmarking and improving their management accounting systems. The Principles help the public and private sectors make better decisions, respond appropriately to the risks they face and protect the value they generate.
Using international standards and best practices in the areas of accounting and auditing, the ADT is a quantitative tool for measuring the level of development of a country’s accountancy environment. The ADT provides a quantitative benchmark of a country’s position at a point in time and its progress toward greater implementation of these standards and practices.
Download a list of English language IFRS resources available to accounting academicians, students and others. Most of the internet resources are available without charge (purchased access is indicated).
eIFRS Professional has been developed from the ground up to provide IFRS professionals with immediate online access to authoritative, annotated versions of IFRS and supporting materials.
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- CPAs Encouraged to Comment on New Set of Proposed XBRL Rules
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