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IASB issues minor changes to IFRS

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IASB reveals its ‘to-do list’ for the next five years

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Five years on: Korea sees benefits of IFRS adoption

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IOSCO and IFRS Foundation to strengthen cooperation in the development and...

The IOSCO and the IFRS Foundation have today announced a Statement of Protocols that describes an ambitious programme of work to promote and facilitate...

Asia progresses towards IFRS

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The IASB Investors in Financial Reporting programme welcomes new British, French...

The IASB announced that BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Odey Asset Management and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank are the newest members of its Investors in Financial...

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