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This page highlights IFRS Foundation news and activities over the past month:

Chair's speech at international accounting seminar in Brazil

In a speech delivered at the Brazilian Accounting Pronouncements Committee’s (CPC) 14th international seminar, Hans Hoogervorst discusses how to improve communication in financial reporting, implementation support for IFRS Standards, and the role of the Board in wider corporate reporting. The speech is available here.

Feature: What investors ask about IFRS 17

Board member Nick Anderson tackles the top five questions investors have asked about IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts in education meetings.

IASB Research Forum 2017

The Board held its fourth Research Forum in conjunction with Accounting in Europe and the European Accounting Review, the journals of the European Accounting Association (EAA).  

New IFRS 17 webcast: recognition and derecognition

Technical staff present a webcast on the recognition and derecognition requirements in IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts - full series now available.

Summary and podcast available from first IFRS 17 TRG meeting

The Transition Resource Group for IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts held its first meeting on 13 November 2017. The meeting summary and podcast have been published.

November podcast

This month’s podcast features three members of the Board: Hans Hoogervorst, Nick Anderson and Ann Tarca. They are joined by Education Director Matt Tilling to summarise the main discussions during the November Board meeting as well as other events during the month.

IFRS Foundation publishes Proposed Taxonomy Update

Proposed IFRS Taxonomy Update has been published to reflect changes to the IFRS Taxonomy 2017 resulting from annual improvements.