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Financial reporting briefs

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Articles

The supervisors speak loudly! Nov 13
The concepts are changing! Oct 13
IFRS - consistent application is a must! Sept 13
Current Accounting Practices - supportive of longer term investment? August 13
Impairment Recognition - A Burning Issue July 13
Lease Accounting – A proposed new model June 13
Corporate Reporting - An Integrated Approach May 13
A New Impairment Model - Does it measure up? April 13
Going Concern - A Bigger Picture March 13
Global Adoption of IFRS - Turbulent Times! Feb 13
Reduced Disclosure Framework - A Step Forward Jan 13
Financial Reporting - the supervisors priorities Dec 12
A Key Message - Cut the Clutter Nov 12
Financial Instruments - An Accounting Solution Oct 12
Reporting Model - a Time for Change Sept 12
Global Convergence - Striking the Balance Aug 12
Moving Forward – A Better Reporting Framework? July 12
Financial Stability and Transparency - Consistent Objectives? June 12
Interim reporting - room for improvement? May 12
IASB Progress - Does it measure up? April 12
Accounting Changes in a Financial World March 12
Risks and Uncertainties - is there a focus? Feb 12
Europe - are standards being enforced? Jan 12
Revenue Recognition - One Standard For All Dec 11
Financial Reporting - More Quality, Less Quantity! Nov 11
The Future Direction - Integrated Reporting? Oct 11
Fair value - an accounting issue? Sep 11
Annual reports - a quest for clarity Aug 11
IASB - some green lights - mainly amber! July 11
Consolidated accounts - the full story? June 11
G20 Financial reporting objectives - progress achieved? May 11
Quality business reporting - the building blocks Apr 11
Standard setting - a process under control? Mar 11
Risk - do annual reports have adequate disclosure? Feb 11
Convergence - a reality? Jan 11
Distributable profits – how much do we have? Dec 10
To tell the full story - corporate reporting Nov 10
Lease accounting - a matter of priority Oct 10
Supervisors comment on quality of reporting Sep 10
Half time - will the result change? Aug 10
Revenue - the question of recognition July 10
Financial asset impairment - a measurement solution?? Jun 10
Global convergence - progress report May 10
Financial reporting - an evolutionary process Apr 10
Global convergence - path to achievement Mar 10
Annual reporting season - what changes can we expect? Feb 10
To tell the full story: Quality of financial reporting Jan 10
IAS 39 - Replacement a solution?? Dec 09
Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009 Nov 09
Narrative reporting: the power in the message Nov 09
G20 calls for acceleration of global convergence Oct 09
Financial reporting - reflect economic conditions Sep 09
Major new accounting rules likely to benefit Irish companies Aug 09
Half-year reporting - are green shoots emerging? Aug 09
Fair value accounting - focus of attention Jul 09
Global standards - priority for all entities Jun 09
Economic crisis - call for accounting change May 09
Financial crisis - call for accounting change Apr 09
Financial statements - Is their objective being achieved? Feb 09
Clarity of reporting in current economic conditions Jan 09