IFRS: Climate-related disclosures Guest post by Paul Lee November’s newsletter from the global accounting regulator, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is big news, and is a big step towards accounting that is consistent with the Paris Agreement. The paper by Nick Anderson, IASB board member and former fund manager and head of research at […]

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The IASB has been defending it’s work to politicians, again. International Accounting Standards Board chairman Sir David Tweedie was called to account this week at a meeting of European ministers in Luxembourg.  Discussing the IASB’s review of the controversial fair-value and impairment rules in the wake of the banking crisis, Sir David said that he recognised the […]

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European Commissioner Charlie McCreevy has gone public with his concerns about role and structure of the International Accounting Standards Board. In his usual direct way McCreevy has pointed out that: “Accounting is now far too important to be left solely to accountants!” Speaking at a recent European Commission’s conference, Financial Reporting in a Changing World,  […]

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