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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
The ISSB will deliver a global baseline of sustainability disclosures to meet capital market needs.
The IFRS Foundation’s fourth Compilation of Agenda Decisions brings together agenda decisions published by the IFRS Interpretations Committee (Committee) from October 2020 to March 2021.
The agenda decisions included in this compilation relate to IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosures, IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements, IAS 7 Statement of Cash Flows, and IAS 38 Intangible Assets.
The agenda decisions are organised by the IFRS Standard to which they relate. The document is intended to make the already published work of the Committee more accessible.
The role of the Committee is to work with the International Accounting Standards Board in supporting consistent application of IFRS Standards.
The Committee publishes an agenda decision when, following consultation, it concludes that a standard-setting project should not be added to the work plan to address a question received about the application of IFRS Standards.
Agenda decisions report the Committee’s decision and, in many cases, also include material that explains how the applicable principles and requirements in IFRS Standards apply to the transaction or fact pattern described in the agenda decision.
For further information about the Committee and its work, please visit the Interpretations Committee page.
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