IASB comment letters

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC Comments on IFRS IC tentative agenda decision: IFRIC 21 - Levies

    11/11/14 | Global accounting consulting services

    PwC agrees with the Committee's decision not to take this item onto its agenda.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC comments on the IASB's discussion paper on accounting for macro hedging

    10/28/14 | Global accounting consulting services

    PwC does not support an accounting model with a scope focused on Dynamic Risk Management as explored in the IASB paper.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC comments on the IASB's proposed amendments to IAS 27 to allow equity method accounting

    2/6/14 | Global accounting consulting services

    In this comment letter, we do not object to the board’s proposal to restore the use of the equity method as one of the options to account for investments in subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates in an entity’s separate financial statements. However, we do not support the requirement for retrospective application of the exposure draft nor the proposed consequential amendment to IAS 28, Investments in Associates and Joint Ventures.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC comments on IFRS Interpretations Committee's tentative agenda decision: IFRS 2–Share-based Payment

    2/6/14 | Global accounting consulting services

    In this comment letter, we respond to the boards tentative agenda decision: IFRS 2, Share-based payment – price difference between the institutional offer price and the retail offer price for shares in an initial public offering. We support the committee’s decision not to take this question onto the agenda but not for the reasons given. We are concerned that the reasons given for the agenda decision will increase diversity in practice regarding the application of IFRS 2 paragraph 13A and may also lead to diversity in the application of IFRS 13.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC Comments on Exposure Draft: Regulatory Deferral Accounts

    9/5/13 | Global accounting consulting services

    The PwC global network of firms expresses support of the proposed interim standard on regulatory deferral balances. The interim standard will help resolve practice problems in some jurisdictions and reduce the barriers to adopting IFRS, but will not increase diversity in practice among entities that already apply IFRS. Our letter also provides responses to the board's specific questions.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC comments on IASB's exposure draft: Financial Instruments — Expected Credit Losses

    7/11/13 | Global accounting consulting services

    In this comment letter, the PwC global network of firms responded to the IASB’s exposure draft on Financial instruments: Expected credit losses. The PwC global network continues to support the development of a single converged model for credit impairment under both IFRS and US GAAP. We believe an expected loss approach that requires constituents to consider a broader information set, including future expectations, represents a significant improvement as compared to the incurred loss model used today.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC comments on IASB's request for information, Rate Regulation

    6/13/13 | Global accounting consulting services

    The PwC global network of firms supports the board’s efforts to gather information on the topic of rate regulation and provides suggestions for the board to consider for the discussion paper phase of the project.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC Comments on Exposure Draft: Clarification of Acceptable Methods of Depreciation and Amortization

    4/15/13 | Global accounting consulting services

    PwC agrees with the principle of the proposed amendments although we are not convinced that the amendments are necessary.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC Comments on Exposure Draft: Novation of Derivatives and Continuation of Hedge Accounting

    4/2/13 | Global accounting consulting services

    PwC supports the board’s efforts in clarifying whether an entity is required to discontinue hedge accounting when an over-the-counter (OTC) derivative is novated to a central counterparty (CCP) as required by law or regulation. We also appreciate the board’s responsiveness in addressing this urgent issue in a pragmatic way, as requiring entities to treat such novations as a discontinuance of hedge accounting would not provide useful information to investors.

  • PwC comment letter (IASB)
    PwC Comments on Exposure draft: Classification and Measurement: Limited Amendments to IFRS 9

    3/28/13 | Global accounting consulting services

    PwC agrees with the board’s objectives to amend IFRS 9 and commend the board on their progress in achieving those objectives. The letter includes key comments that we would like to raise with the board.