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IASB and EFRAG meet to review ongoing projects and other topics

 18 July 2012


The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) met on 16 July 2012 to discuss a number of topics, including;

  • Progress of the IASB and the FASB towards completion of the three remaining convergence projects (Revenue Recognition, Leases and Financial Instruments) and a fourth, joint project, Insurance Contracts
  • Proposed revisions to the IASB’s Due Process Handbook
  • Planned post-implementation reviews of IFRS 8 Operating Segments and IFRS 3 Business Combinations, and
  • Future cooperation between the IASB and the EFRAG on other matters, including effect studies and the development of a disclosure framework.

Commenting on the meeting, Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB said:

“The EFRAG is an important stakeholder in our work to develop a single set of high quality global accounting standards. This meeting provided a further opportunity to exchange views on many important topics and we are grateful to the leadership and members of EFRAG for their continued support and co-operation.”

Françoise Flores, EFRAG Chairman, said:

“This meeting was particularly constructive as we envisaged with the IASB the best ways in which to coordinate our activities, both to support to the extent feasible a positive conclusion of the IASB’s four active projects and to actively contribute to the IASB’s Research activities.”  

The EFRAG will publish a high level summary of the meeting’s discussions on www.efrag.org.

Press enquiries

  • Mark Byatt, Director of Corporate Communications and External Affairs, IFRS Foundation
    Telephone: +44 (0)20 7246 6472
    Email: mbyatt@ifrs.org 
  • Nathalie Saintmard, Communication Manager, EFRAG
    Telephone: +32 (0)2 210 44 07
    Email: ns@efrag.org

 

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