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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
A Guide through IFRS 2015 (Green Book)—Now Available
September 22, 2015 - IFRS Foundation
A Guide through IFRS 2015 includes the official pronouncements issued by the IASB as at 1 July 2015.
Working in the Public Interest: The IFRS Foundation and the IASB
September 14, 2015 - IFRS Foundation
New publication explains how International Financial Reporting Standards are created to bring transparency, accountability and efficiency to financial markets around the world.
Integrated Reporting as a Catalyst for Long-Term Financial Sustainability
September 3, 2015 - World Bank
What will it take to end poverty and boost shared prosperity? How does Integrated Reporting fit into this picture? Bridging the financing gap – how can <IR> help?
Analysing the Final Amendments to the IFRS for SMEs
August 27, 2015 - Wiley Insight
Discusses the final modifications (including worked examples) that will have a significant impact on the entities that prepare their financial statements according to the IFRS for SMEs.
This report provides an insight into current practices for banks’ reporting on the capitals, outlines leading reporting practice and articulates the value proposition for banks to report on the capitals.
The IIRC developed new messaging and a new slide deck to ensure that the IIRC and its partners are communicating clearly and concisely about what integrated reporting is.
2015 IFRS—A Briefing for Chief Executives–Now Available
August 11, 2015 - IFRS Foundation
This Briefing has been specially prepared for Chief Executives, members of Audit Committees, Boards of Directors and others who want a broad overview of the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) Standards.
- FASB Study Delays Proposal on Liabilities, Equity Accounting
July 25, 2016 - BloombergBNA
- New IFAC Research Report Demonstrates Positive Association between Business Performance and Use of Accountants
July 22, 2016 - IFAC
- How to Tackle Implementation of Multiple High-Profile Accounting Standards
July 14, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
- IASB to Focus on Communication Effectiveness of Financial Statements
July 12, 2016 - CFO Innovation
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