Category Archives: IFRS

The 2017 IFRS® Conference – November 1-2, 2017

Jointly presented by CPA Canada and the IFRS Foundation in Toronto, this conference is your opportunity to receive authoritative updates and implementation support on IFRS Standards. Presenters include the IASB® members Sue Lloyd (Vice-Chair), Gary Kabureck, Darrel Scott, Tom Scott, and Mary Tokar, as well as AcSB Chair Linda Mezon. As reported by The Standard. This year the International Financial

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Request for Issues – IFRS Discussion Group

Submit an Issue to the IFRS Discussion Group As reported by The Standard. Members of the public are encouraged to submit issues for possible consideration by the Accounting Standard Board (AcSB) IFRS Discussion Group. For an issue to be considered for a meeting, it must be submitted, in writing, six weeks prior to an upcoming meeting. If a submission is

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Final IFRIC Interpretation – Uncertainty over Income Tax Treatments

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has today issued IFRIC 23 Uncertainty over Income Tax Treatments to specify how to reflect uncertainty in accounting for income taxes. As reported by The Standard. IFRIC Interpretations (Interpretations) form part of the authoritative IFRS requirements. They are developed by the IFRS Interpretations Committee to provide requirements on specific application issues and are

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Final Standard – Insurance Contracts

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has today issued IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts. This first truly international IFRS Standard for insurance contracts will help investors and others better understand insurers’ risk exposure, profitability and financial position. As reported by The Standard. IFRS 17 replaces IFRS 4, which was brought in as an interim Standard in 2004. IFRS 4 has

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IASB Discussion Paper – Disclosure Initiative—Principles of Disclosure

The IASB has issued a Discussion Paper that suggests principles to make disclosures in financial statements more effective. Canadian stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback directly to the IASB by October 2, 2017. As reported by The Standard. Comments to be received by 2 October 2017 Take action  Visit TheGAAP.net daily to be kept up to date on accounting information,

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 Improvements to IFRS 8 Operating Segments

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has today published proposed improvements to the IFRS Standard covering operating segments, IFRS 8, for public consultation. As reported by The Standard. IFRS 8 Operating Segments was issued in 2006. It sets out the disclosure requirements for information about a company’s operating segments, products and services, as well as about the geographical areas in

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AcSB Exposure Draft – Prepayment Features with Negative Compensation (Proposed amendments to IFRS 9)

The AcSB has issued an Exposure Draft that corresponds to the IASB’s Exposure Draft on this topic. As reported by The Standard. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their comments by May 24, 2017. Respondents are asked to email their comment letters (in a Word file) to: ed.accounting@cpacanada.ca. Please address your comments to: Rebecca Villmann, CPA, CA,  CPA (Illinois) Director, Accounting

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AcSB Due Process Activities – 2016 Changes to Part I

IFRS update

This document summarizes the due process activities the AcSB undertook in support of the changes made to Part I of the Handbook during 2016. Foreword During 2016, the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) approved and incorporated into Part I of the CPA Canada Handbook – Accounting, new or amended International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) issued by the International Accounting Standards Board

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AcSB Exposure Draft – Annual Improvements to IFRS Standards 2015 – 2017 Cycle

IFRS update

The AcSB has issued an Exposure Draft that corresponds to the IASB’s Exposure Draft on this topic. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their comments by April 12, 2017. Annual Improvements to IFRS Standards 2015 – 2017 Cycle February 2017 COMMENTS TO THE IASB AND THE AcSB MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 12, 2017 Respondents are asked to email their comment

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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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