Volunteer Opportunity – Academic Advisory Committee
September 19, 2018. The AcSB is currently seeking new members for its Academic Advisory Committee, engaged in empirical, survey-based or experimental research. If you are interested, please submit your curriculum vitae by October 31, 2018.
Roundtable Discussions – Stakeholder Views Sought on the Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity Discussion Paper
September 7, 2018. The AcSB is hosting IASB roundtable discussions the week of October 15, 2018 to seek input on the IASB’s Discussion Paper. Discussions are taking place in cities across the country. Complete the registration form to attend the roundtable of your choice!
IFRS® Discussion Group Meeting Agenda – October 16, 2018
September 6, 2018. IFRS 16 takes effect soon, so our agenda is packed with leases implementation topics. Other topics for discussion include joint arrangements, share-based payments and cryptocurrencies. Register today to attend as an in-person or virtual observer!
Register now! IFRS® Discussion Group Meeting – October 16, 2018
August 27, 2018. Attend the upcoming IFRS Discussion Group meeting in person or virtually via livestream! You can see and hear the meeting discussion in real-time, no matter where in the world you are. Register as an observer now; spaces are limited!
Work with us! Seeking a new Accounting Standards principal
August 16, 2018. We are looking for a highly skilled, energetic, and committed new team member to advise and carry out the plans of the AcSB. Apply today!
Video – Linda Mezon launches the Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures
August 15, 2018. On June 14, 2018, the AcSB’s Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures was released. Watch this video to hear Linda Mezon’s presentation that launched this initiative, which took place at the 2018 FEI Canada Annual Conference.
IFRS® Discussion Group Meeting Report – June 21, 2018
August 2, 2018. The Group discussed topics related to cannabis accounting, cryptocurrencies, and IFRS 9 and IFRS 15 implementation matters. Read about the views expressed on these topics for helpful tips and stay up-to-date on past issues such as lease incentives and variable lease payments.
AcSB Response – Accounting Policies and Accounting Estimates (Proposed amendments to IAS 8)
August 2, 2018. The AcSB has submitted a comment letter responding to the IASB’s Exposure Draft issued in March 2018.
Deadline Extension – Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures
August 1, 2018. The AcSB decided to extend the comment deadline from September 17, 2018 to October 1, 2018! This will help ensure you have more time to provide your feedback, whether through our survey, feedback sessions or by email. We look forward to hearing from you!
Stakeholder Feedback Sessions – AcSB Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures
July 25, 2018. On June 14, 2018, the AcSB issued the Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures. And now we need you to guide our next steps! We are offering feedback sessions both in person across Canada and virtually this August and September. Register today!
Canadian Appointments – IASB® Management Commentary Consultative Group
July 23, 2018. We are pleased to announce that Lisa French, CTO, International Integrated Reporting Council; Benjamin Yeoh, Sr. Portfolio Manager, RBC, Global Asset Management; and Trent W. Klein, Director — Finance, TELUS Corp, were appointed to IASB’s Management Commentary Consultative Group. The Group was established to advise the IASB as it develops proposals for updating its guidance on management commentary in financial reports.
Stakeholder Survey – Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures
July 19, 2018. Join the discussion and help improve financial and non-financial performance measures reported outside of financial statements. The AcSB's new survey captures your feedback on the Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures! Get your feedback in by October 1, 2018.