Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises

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April 1, 2019

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AcSB Annual Plan – 2019-2020

This Annual Plan sets out the Board’s key activities in 2019-2020, helping to achieve the objectives in its five-year Strategic Plan.

March 15, 2019

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One-page Summary – The Framework for Reporting Performance Measures

Read this summary for an overview of the type of guidance in the Framework and to learn why all parities in financial reporting need get involved!

March 15, 2019

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Video – The Framework for Reporting Performance Measures

Watch this easy-to-understand video to learn why the AcSB developed the Framework and how it can help you! Join this initiative by taking steps to improve the quality of performance measures reported by for-profit and not-for-profit entities.

February 15, 2019

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A Podcast Series – AcSB in Conversation

Listen to members of the AcSB discuss key topics relevant to IFRS Standards, Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises, and Not-for-Profit Organizations. Discussions also include updates on the AcSB’s current projects and its many activities.

December 12, 2018

Basis for Conclusions

Basis for Conclusions – Accounting for Related Party Financial Instruments and Significant Risk Disclosures

This document sets out how the AcSB reached its conclusions on the Related Party Financial Instruments and Significant Risk Disclosures project, and discussions on significant matters arising from comments received and issues raised in response to its Exposure Draft.

December 12, 2018

Basis for Conclusions

Basis for Conclusions – Retractable or Mandatorily Redeemable Shares Issued in a Tax Planning Arrangement

This document sets out how the AcSB reached its conclusions on the Retractable or Mandatorily Redeemable Shares project, and discussions on significant matters arising from comments received and issues raised in response to its Exposure Draft.

November 14, 2018

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Webinar – Amendments to Section 3856, Financial instruments

If you are a Canadian private enterprise, an advisor to one, or a user of private enterprises’ financial reports, then sign up for an upcoming webinar! Learn about proposed amendments to the accounting for retractable or mandatorily redeemable shares, and other financial instruments. Join in on December 3, 2018 (English) or December 14, 2018 (French).

November 14, 2018

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Webinar – Amendments to Section 3856, Financial instruments

If you are a Canadian private enterprise, an advisor to one, or a user of private enterprises’ financial reports, then sign up for an upcoming webinar! Learn about proposed amendments to the accounting for retractable or mandatorily redeemable shares, and other financial instruments. Join in on December 3, 2018 (English) or December 14, 2018 (French).

November 14, 2018

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Webinar – Amendments to Section 3856, Financial instruments

If you are a Canadian private enterprise, an advisor to one, or a user of private enterprises’ financial reports, then sign up for an upcoming webinar! Learn about proposed amendments to the accounting for retractable or mandatorily redeemable shares, and other financial instruments. Join in on December 3, 2018 (English) or December 14, 2018 (French).

October 23, 2018

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Webinar – AcSB Domestic Standards Update

Are you a Canadian private enterprise or not-for-profit organization, an advisor to one, or a user of financial reports? Learn about upcoming and future changes to Part II and Part III of the CPA Canada Handbook. Tune in on October 30, 2018 (French) or October 31, 2018 (English).