Accounting Standards Board
IASB Discussion Paper – Disclosure Initiative—Principles of Disclosure
April 4, 2017. The IASB has issued a Discussion Paper that suggests principles to make disclosures in financial statements more effective. Canadian stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback directly to the IASB by October 2, 2017.
Webinar – AcSB Spring 2017 Update - ASPE
March 31, 2017. Tune in to this webinar on May 9, 2017 (English) or May 10, 2017 (French) to get the latest updates on the AcSB’s projects for Redeemable Preferred Shares, Financial Instruments, Agriculture and other developments in financial reporting.
Survey – Revenue in Part II of the Handbook
March 29, 2017. Do you or your clients account for revenue using the private enterprise standards in Part II directly or via the not-for-profit standards in Part III? Here’s your opportunity to influence the AcSB in deciding whether to undertake a project on revenue in Part II. Complete this 20-minute survey by May 17, 2017.
AcSB Annual Plan – 2017-2018
March 28, 2017. The Annual Plan sets out the AcSB’s objectives and planned activities for publicly accountable enterprises, private enterprises and not-for-profit organizations, along with other initiatives to be undertaken in 2017-2018.
AcSB Due Process Activities – 2016 Changes to Part I
March 27, 2017. This document summarizes the due process activities the AcSB undertook in support of the changes made to Part I of the Handbook during 2016.
Request for Issues – IFRS Discussion Group
March 24, 2017. The next meeting of the IFRS Discussion Group will be held in Toronto on May 30, 2017. Individuals are encouraged to submit issues relating to the application of IFRSs in Canada by April 13, 2017.
AcSB Meeting Agenda – March 21-22, 2017
March 9, 2017. A summary of topics for discussion.
Appointments – AcSOC, the AcSB and PSAB
March 8, 2017. AcSOC is pleased to announce appointments, as well as retirements and reappointments, to AcSOC, the AcSB and PSAB.
Article – Standard-setting Boards and Oversight Councils Rebrand
March 1, 2017. The accounting and auditing standards boards and oversight councils are refreshing their look! A new visual identity was created to take these standard-setting bodies through 2017 and beyond.
AcSB Decision Summary – February 16, 2017
March 1, 2017. An executive summary of discussions and decisions with respect to the topics addressed at this meeting.
FYI Article – Changes to Published Exchange Rates
February 21, 2017. This article provides the IFRS Discussion Group’s perspectives on how the changes to the Bank of Canada’s published exchange rates could affect IFRS reporters.
IFRS Discussion Group – Report on November 29, 2016 Meeting
February 21, 2017. Read the report for details about the Group’s discussions. Listen to the audio recordings to hear the Group’s full discussion.