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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 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.
Drawing on government finance statistics reported to the IMF, this paper presents a new database of fiscal transparency for 186 countries in 2003–13 and derives from it indices of the overall comprehensiveness of fiscal statistics as well as specific indices of the coverage of public institutions, fiscal flows, and fiscal stocks.
The IIRC is asking for feedback on the first draft of the <IR> Competence Matrix. This is intended to provide clear guidance in the market as to the skills and experience necessary to be an effective practitioner in <IR>.
Demand for sustainability disclosures continue to rise. Can your company benefit from sustainability disclosure guidance?
Examine the relation between Integrated Reporting and the composition of a firm’s investor base.
This Q&A publication analyzes key aspects of IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
- Reforming Reporting: An Interview with Stephen Haddrill, UK Financial Reporting Council CEO
October 9, 2015 - GAA Accounting
- New Thomson Reuters Content Helps Accounting Professionals with Financial Reporting
October 9, 2015 - MarketWatch
- US Preparers Ready Themselves for Upcoming Changes to Revenue Recognition, Lease Accounting
October 8, 2015 - FEI Daily
- Ian Ball: “If Germany used IPSAS, It Would Need to Report a Loss Associated with its Holdings of Greek Government Debt”
October 7, 2015 - The Accountant
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