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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
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Recordings of the presentations delivered during the IASB Research Forum 2018, held in Sydney, Australia, in October are now available.
Attendees consisted of 50 academics and 50 non-academics chosen from standard-setters, regulators, auditors and preparers.
Academic papers chosen by Abacus were presented by their authors. For some sessions a IASB representative and a standard-setter or academic responded, followed by a discussion with the audience. Other sessions were discussed by a panel of subject-matter experts.
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