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Exposure Draft [June 2014]

Exposure Draft [June 2014]

Exposure Draft and Comment letters

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) today published for public comment the Exposure Draft Investment Entities–Applying the Consolidation Exception (Proposed amendments to IFRS 10 and IAS 28).

The proposed amendments to IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements and IAS 28 Investments in Associates and Joint Ventures are designed to clarify three issues about the application of the requirement for investment entities to measure subsidiaries at fair value instead of consolidating them.  The proposed amendments: 

  • confirm that the exemption from presenting consolidated financial statements continues to apply to subsidiaries of an investment entity that are themselves parent entities;
  • clarify when an investment entity parent should consolidate a subsidiary that provides investment-related services instead of measuring that subsidiary at fair value; and
  • simplify the application of the equity method for an entity that is not itself an investment entity but that has an interest in an associate that is an investment entity.

The issues originated from submissions to the IFRS Interpretations Committee, which recommended that the IASB should amend the Standards to clarify the requirements in order to reduce the risk of diversity developing in practice.

Comment letter deadline

The Exposure Draft is open for comments until 15 September 2014.

All comment letters should be submitted via the online upload page below. Please refrain from sending comment letters to IASB or IFRS Foundation individuals as this risks duplication and may cause delays in the posting of letters onto the ifrs.org website. Board and staff members have access to all comment letters submitted via the online upload page. You must be a registered eIFRS user to submit a comment letter. Registration is free, and you can register here (registration is free).

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Due process documents
Exposure Draft Investment Entities: Applying the Consolidation Exception (Proposed amendments to IFRS 10 and IAS 28) [PDF]
Exposé-sondage: Entités d’investissement : Application de l’exception à la consolidation (projet de modification d’IFRS 10 et d’IAS 28) (French) [PDF]
Date limite de réception des commentaires : le 15 septembre 2014
Proyecto de Norma: Entidades de Inversión: Aplicación de la Excepción de Consolidación (Modificaciones propuestas a las NIIF 10 y NIC 28) (Spanish) [PDF]
Recepción de comentarios hasta el 15 de septiembre de 2014
公開草案: 投資企業:連結の例外の適用 IFRS第10号及びIAS第28号の修正案 (Japanese) [PDF]