Accounting Standards Oversight Council
Notice of Meeting
October 22-23, 2015

Meetings of the AcSOC are open to public observation, subject to the discretion of the Chair. Information about the upcoming AcSOC meeting and guidelines for observers are as follows. 


October 22, 2015 – 10:45 am to 5:00 pm
October 23, 2015 – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm


Park Hyatt Toronto
Hazelton Room
4 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON M5R 2E8

Public Observation:

Observer registration form
Guidelines for observers
Submit an agenda topic


The topics the Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) plans to consider are outlined below. Although current at the date prepared (September 22, 2015), this agenda is subject to change.

Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) Oversight

  • The AcSB’s 2016-2021 Draft Strategic Plan
  • Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions – Issues regarding accounting standards and the general financial reporting environment
  • Update on the AcSB’s activities
  • Update on international accounting matters

Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) Oversight

  • Government sector pension developments
  • The relationship between PSAB’s and the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board’s standards
  • PSAB’s 2016-2019 draft strategic plan
  • Update on PSAB’s activities

AcSB and PSAB Oversight

  • Improvements to not-for-profit organization standards
  • The roles of AcSOC, the Boards and their Chairs, and the relationship with the VP Standards and CPA Canada

Other Matters

  • Report-back regarding AcSOC members’ attendance at a PSAB meeting
  • Update on the Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council’s activities