Accounting Standards Oversight Council
Notice of Meeting
June 4-5, 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. 


June 4, 2015 – 9:00 am to 5:15 pm
June 5, 2015 – 10:00 am to 11:30 am


Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
Acadia AB Room
1919 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS B3J 3J5

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 (May 13, 2015), this agenda is subject to change.

Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) Oversight

  • Chair’s report and update on the AcSB’s activities
  • The AcSB’s 2014-2015 performance report

Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) Oversight

  • Chair’s report and update on PSAB’s activities
  • PSAB’s 2014-2015 performance report
  • Public interest framework for PSAB
  • The use of task forces versus committees

AcSB and PSAB Oversight

  • Improvements to not-for-profit organization standards
  • Risk assessment

Other Matters

  • AcSOC subcommittee on outreach activities
  • IFRS Foundation Trustees meeting in Toronto on April 14-16, 2015
  • Report-back regarding AcSOC members’ attendance at AcSB and PSAB meetings