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Should I pay my life insurance premiums annually or monthly?

You have made the decision to buy a new insurance policy or add to your existing portfolio, which isn’t always the easiest of processes. One of the decisions you’ll now have to make, after finally deciding on how much coverage and what provider to place your business with, is when are you going to pay your insurance premiums. Annual and

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Final Amendments – Annual Improvements to IFRS Standards 2014 – 2016 Cycle

The IASB has issued final amendments to three IFRSs as part of its Annual Improvements project. The amendments have varying effective dates. As reported by The Standard. International Accounting Standards Board issues minor changes to IFRS Standards  08 December 2016 Page Content The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has today issued several amendments to IFRS Standards and an Interpretation that

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AcSB Decision Summary – December 15, 2016

An executive summary of discussions and decisions with respect to the topics addressed at this meeting. As reported by The Standard. This summary of Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) decisions has been prepared for information purposes only. Decisions reported are tentative and reflect only the current status of discussion on projects, which may change after further deliberations by the AcSB. Decisions

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Listen to the latest webinar on the forthcoming insurance contracts Standard

In November 2016, the International Accounting Standards Board discussed issues that arose during the external testing and drafting of the forthcoming insurance contracts Standard. This webinar provides an updated overview of the forthcoming Standard reflecting November’s decisions and covers the following: The need for change and the history of the project Level of aggregation Applying the Standard for the first

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AcSB 2015-2016 Annual Report

Our 2015-2016 Annual Report provides you with an account of the work we did in serving the public interest by establishing and contributing to the development of standards for financial reporting by all Canadian private sector entities. As reported by The Standard. This year’s report includes: our Chair’s message: Linda Mezon highlights our dedication to expanding our stakeholder reach; and

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Planning communications – a straightforward approach

Business in Canada has a treasure trove of communication tools unlike any period in the past. Yet, effective communication within the business continues to be a struggle. The most successful companies communicate well – unsuccessful ones don’t. Communication planning does not need to be a grand, resource-consuming initiative. The key is to step back and assess the situation…then make a

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The International Accounting Standards Board has issued amendments to the Revenue Standard

IFRS update

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has today issued amendments to the Revenue Standard, IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers, clarifying some requirements and providing additional transitional relief for companies that are implementing the new Standard. As reported by “The Standard” The amendments to the Revenue Standard, which was issued in 2014, do not change the underlying principles

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