This is a brief summary of news and events from the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) and the IFRS® Foundation over the past month:
Erkki Liikanen delivers speech in Malaysia as part of Trustees meeting
New Chair of the IFRS Foundation Trustees Erkki Liikanen spoke about the contribution of Malaysia and the Asia-Oceania region to the IFRS Foundation’s work at a stakeholder event organised in conjunction with the Trustees meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
Feature: Materiality modernised
Board member Gary Kabureck explains the steps the Board has taken to modernise the concept of materiality.
January IASB podcast now available
In this podcast, Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board Hans Hoogervorst and Sue Lloyd join Technical Staff Member Matt Tilling to provide an update on the Board's latest meeting and take a brief look at some of the upcoming activities for the year.
IASB progresses IFRS 17 discussions at its January meeting
The Board continued its considerations of how to respond to the concerns and implementation challenges raised in relation to IFRS 17, during its January meeting.
New Standard on leases now effective
Capital Markets Advisory Committee call for members
The Capital Markets Advisory Committee (CMAC) is seeking new candidates to join the CMAC from 1 January 2020 for a term of three years.
IFRS Foundation updates the IFRS Taxonomy Preparer's Guide
The IFRS Foundation published an updated guide to using the IFRS Taxonomy, to help companies with the electronic tagging of their financial statements.