The IASB Investor Perspectives articles aim to make it easy for investors to keep up to speed on changes in the world of International Financial Reporting Standards and how those changes may affect an investor’s day job.
The articles are written by IASB members or as guest contributions by investors, and profile the impact that future Standards or proposals may have on your analysis of performance and in comparing financial statements across companies. We encourage investors to read these articles and share their thoughts on the direction we are taking.
Investors Perspective: A New Lease of Life
29 January 2016
Sue Lloyd, a member of the Board, discusses some of the key changes to financial statements that investors will see when companies apply the accounting requirements...
Investors Perspective: Mind the gap?
10 December 2015
Sue Lloyd, a member of the IASB, provides an overview of these proposed amendments and also discusses the importance of investor involvement during the comment period...
Guest Contribution: Helping Investors Better Understand Cash Flow
23 March 2015
Investors Nick Anderson, Gunnar Miller and Tanya Branwhite discuss the merits of the proposed amendments to IAS 7 to provide more information about changes in debt....
Stephen Cooper: Framework rethink will shape the landscape for investors
19 July 2013
On 18 July 2013, the IASB published a Discussion Paper which proposes changes to its conceptual framework for financial reporting. The name alone may cause many of you to assume this to be a somewhat theoretical exercise of interest only to accounting geeks with seemingly little relevance to investors. However, this is far from being the case...