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Mary Tokar, a member of the International Accounting Standards Board, and Technical Staff Member Sid Kumar provide an overview of the key financial reporting considerations that may be on the minds of preparers, auditors, investors and regulators as they tackle the complexities associated with covid-19.
It draws on views shared during a panel discussion at the IFRS Foundation Virtual Conference on 28 September 2020.
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