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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 International Accounting Standards Board (Board) has proposed a narrow-scope amendment to the transition requirements in Appendix C of IFRS 17 for entities that first apply IFRS 17 and IFRS 9 at the same time.
The proposed amendment relates to financial assets for which comparative information presented on initial application of IFRS 17 and IFRS 9 has not been restated for IFRS 9. Applying the proposed amendment, a company would be permitted to present comparative information about such a financial asset as if the classification and measurement requirements of IFRS 9 had been applied to that financial asset. The Exposure Draft proposes no change to the transition requirements in IFRS 9.
Access the Exposure Draft below. The comment letter period is open until 27 September 2021.
Exposure Draft: Initial Application of IFRS 17 and IFRS 9―Comparative Information
Exposé-sondage : Première application d’IFRS 17 et d’IFRS 9 — Informations comparatives
Proyecto de Norma: Aplicación Inicial de las NIIF 17 y NIIF 9—Información Comparativa
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