20 December 2019

December monthly news update published

Please find below a brief summary of news and events from the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) and the IFRS® Foundation over the past month:

Exposure Draft published: General Presentation and Disclosure

The Board has proposed improvements to the way information is communicated in the financial statements, with a focus on financial performance. Watch the video and find out more.

Speech: Chair says high-quality accounting standards support long-term investing

Hans Hoogervorst has delivered a keynote speech on how high-quality accounting standards support long-term investment.

Speech: Big techs and new entrants—threats to financial stability?

Chair of the Trustees Erkki Liikanen delivered a keynote speech at L'Agefi's 10th Meeting of the Financial Industry in which he tackled the question of whether big tech is a threat to financial stability.

Speech: Enhancing relevance in 2020 and beyond

Vice-Chair of the Board Sue Lloyd delivered a speech at the annual conference on regulatory developments organised by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. With a new decade on the horizon, she set out the Board's near-term priorities and reflected on how its work is evolving.

IFRS 17 podcast

Board member Darrel Scott provides an update on the IFRS 17 amendments discussed during the December 2019 Board meeting.

IFRS Foundation publishes IASB stakeholder engagement register

The IFRS Foundation has published its first stakeholder engagement register, capturing the meetings held by the members of the Board during August and September.

December IASB podcast now available

In the last episode of 2019, Chair Hans Hoogervorst and Vice-Chair Sue Lloyd discuss the key developments from the Board meeting held earlier this month.

Appointments to the Capital Markets Advisory Committee

The IFRS Foundation has appointed five new members to the CMAC, effective 1 January 2020.

Q4 2019 IFRS Interpretations Committee podcast now available

Listen to the Interpretations Committee podcast, in which Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Interpretations Committee Sue Lloyd joins Technical Staff member Patrina Buchanan to discuss relevant activities and developments between October and December 2019.

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