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Speech by Hans Hoogervorst: 'Switzerland and IFRS'

Hans Hoogervorst, IASB ChairmanOn 2 February Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), delivered a speech entitled 'Switzerland and IFRS' at the IFRS Foundation Trustees' stakeholder event in Zurich, Switzerland.

In the speech, Mr Hoogervorst provided a brief update on the IASB's work to establish IFRS as the global standard for financial information. He also offered some perspectives on the causes of complexity and disclosure overload in financial reporting and outlined what the IASB is trying to do about it.

Read the speech: 'Switzerland and IFRS'.

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