This is a brief summary of news and events from the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) and the IFRS® Foundation over the past month:
The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, responsible for the governance and oversight of the Board, have published proposed amendments to the Due Process Handbook, inviting comments. Access the Exposure Draft.
Chair of the Board Hans Hoogervorst delivered a speech at the Climate-Related Financial Reporting Conference at the University of Cambridge, describing how reporting that helps investors understand how companies are affected by sustainability issues offers a promising step forward, and the role that the Board intends to play in this area.
The Transition Resource Group (TRG) met on 4 April. The meeting summary and a podcast covering both the TRG meeting and the Board's discussion of IFRS 17 during the April meeting can be accessed here.
A new issue of the IASB Investor Update, which aims to make it easy for investors to keep up with changes in the world of IFRS® Standards and how those changes may affect an investor's day job, is now available.
To keep up with the Board's monthly discussions, you can access the IASB Update summarising the Board's April meeting and listen to a podcast featuring the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board, Hans Hoogervorst and Sue Lloyd.
The April 2019 IFRS for SMEs Update is now available. It includes information on the latest education modules, the forthcoming review of the Standard and translations.