The question of how best to measure an asset or liability (cost versus current value) always provokes a heated debate. In this article Steve Cooper, a member of the IASB, explains the IASB’s proposals on measurement that are part of the Conceptual Framework project.
In particular, Mr Cooper discusses the factors that the IASB should consider when selecting a measurement method.
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The Conceptual Framework Exposure Draft is available here. It is open for comment until 25 November 2015.