Most of the world’s capital markets now require IFRS, or some form thereof, for financial statements of public-interest entities. The remaining major capital markets without an IFRS mandate are (i) the US, with no current plans to change; (ii) Japan, where voluntary adoption is allowed, and while there is a Japanese government agenda item to expand use of IFRS in Japan, currently no mandatory transition date has been established; (iii) India, which announced in January 2015 its final roadmap requiring the use over the next several years of Indian accounting standards that are significantly converged with IFRS; and (iv) China, which intends to fully converge at some undefined future date.
This publication provides a broad understanding of the major differences between IFRS and US GAAP, as well as insight into the level of change on the horizon.
IASB issued its amendments to the new revenue standard, which differ in some respects from those proposed by the FASB.
This issue of IFRS news looks at (1) the suitability of cash flows and the discount rate used in impairment testing, (2) issues the IFRS Interpretations Committee rejected at its March meeting, (3) the impact of IFRS 16, Leases, on the pharmaceutical industry, (4) topics discussed at the IASB’s March 2016 meeting, and (5) the practical implications of IFRS Interpretations Committee rejections related to IAS 17, Leases.
This issue of IFRS news looks at (1) alternative performance measures - an analysis of the current status, (2) more guidance for banks - IFRS 9 impairment, (3) IAS 7 amendment - how to implement new guidance, (4) insurance contracts, (5) goodwill and impairment, (6) interests in associates and joint ventures, (7) non-current liabilities, (8) FICE, (9) IC rejections - IAS 16, and (10) the PwC leases library.
This issue of IFRS news looks at (1) IFRS 16 Leases: a glance at the new standard, (2) Narrow-scope amendments to IAS 12, Recognition of deferred tax assets on unrealised losses, (3) Current IC rejections, (4) Various topics, (5) P*Q crashes, (6) Insurance contracts, (7) Revenue from contracts with customers, (8) Measurement of interests in associates and joint ventures, and (9) IC rejections - IAS 12.
While the near-term use of IFRS in the US by domestic public companies will not be required, IFRS remains very relevant to many US businesses. PwC provides the latest developments and helpful publications on IFRS adoption & convergence in the US.
In this recorded webcast, we discuss highlights of the new IFRS 16 guidance, including the new significant judgements involved, nuances that might lead to unexpected financial results, and new lessee accounting requirements. We also discuss the impact on industries and companies and why management should be attuned to the cross functional impacts of this change.
The leases standard under IFRS is here! Changes are in store, particularly for lessees.
This issue of IFRS news looks at (1) revenue: TRG discusses optional purchases, licenses and other topics, (2) news from the TRG for Impairment, (3) FASB exposure draft on definition of a business, (4) update on IFRS in the US, (5) year-end reminders, (6) insurance contracts, (7) classification and measurement of share-based payments, (8) Santa and the leasing standard, (9) the accounting horoscope 2016, and (10) IFRIC rejections: IAS 10.
This PwC publication includes a map and summarizes by country which countries have adopted IFRS.
PwC believes that the agenda decision goes beyond clarifying or explaining the requirements of IFRS 5.