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IASB Investor Education

Webcast series with the CFA Institute


 Webcast series with the CFA Institute


As part of the Investor Education Programme to develop a comprehensive suite of investor products, the IASB will be developing a series of educational webcasts with the CFA Institute.

 

August 2014

Investor Education video: What investors need to know about financial instruments offsetting in a post-crisis world

In this video, IASB member Patrick Finnegan, CFA, Fred Nieto, CFA of the IFRS Education Initiative, and Vincent Papa, PhD, CFA, director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute, discuss the new disclosure requirements that help investors evaluate the effect or potential effect of netting arrangements financial position, which the IASB introduced in December 2011.
 

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August 2014

Accounting for Post-Employment Benefits

The IASB has recently updated its requirements for accounting for post-employment benefits. IASB member Patrick Finnegan, CFA, Fred Nieto, CFA of the IFRS Education Initiative, and Vincent Papa, PhD, CFA, director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute, discuss the rationale for these changes along with what investors can expect from updates to related accounting and disclosure standards.
 

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August 2014

Accounting for Jointly Controlled Entities

The IASB has recently streamlined the requirements for the accounting for jointly controlled entities including joint ventures. IASB member Patrick Finnegan, CFA, Fred Nieto, CFA of the IFRS Education Initiative, and Vincent Papa, PhD, CFA, director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute, discuss the rationale for these changes along with what investors can expect from updates to related accounting and disclosure standards.
 

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February 2014

What should investors expect?

In this first video of the series, Fred Nieto (IASB Investor Education Manager) and Vincent Papa (Director, CFA Institute) discuss the goals, priorities, and intended outreach of the IASB Investor Education Programme.
 

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February 2014

Off balance sheet accounting: plugging the loopholes

The second video of this series discusses the effects of the accounting for the various off balance sheet transactions that came into sharp focus during the financial crisis. In response to calls from a broad array of stakeholders, including the G20, the IASB amended its consolidation and structured entities requirements, with the objective of plugging the perceived loopholes in the related accounting.

This webcast highlights the rationale and nature of the key changes, their effective dates, and what investors can expect from the changes to consolidation and structured entity accounting and disclosure requirements.

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Contacts

Barbara Davidson
Principal, Investor Liaison
bdavidson@ifrs.org

 

Stephen Cooper
Board member
scooper@ifrs.org

 

Patrick Finnegan
Board member
pfinnegan@ifrs.org

 

Fred Nieto
Investor Education Manager
fnieto@ifrs.org

 

Jen McFaul
Outreach Coordinator
jmcfaul@ifrs.org

 

Marina Corsini
Research Associate
mcorsini@ifrs.org