IFRS projects :International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is a set of accounting standards developed by an independent, not-for-profit organization called the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
IFSR Provides global framework for should companies prepare and disclose their financial statements. All the general guidelines for preparation of financial statements are provided in IFRS.
IFRS provides international standards, having an international standard is very much important for the company. A single set of world wide standard will simply accounting procedure for a company to use one reporting language. Investors and auditors will also be provided with cohesive view of finance.
Currently more than 100 countries permit or require IFRS for companies, with more countries expected to transition to IFRS by 2015. IFRS is sometimes confused with IAS (International Accounting Standards), which are older standards that IFRS has replaced.
IFRS projects : Overview of all the topics
- Informational material
- Observations on various scenarios that may exist during the preparation of financial statements
- Interactive tools that will link you to responses to common issues
- An assessment at the conclusion of each module; use your own discretion to determine if you are satisfied with your score.
- Links to external internet sites. You may wish to be online when you work through these lessons. Whether you work online or offline you will find the technology that supports each lesson is self-contained.
IFRS projects: This course is aiming at the following
- Introduction of the concepts of IFRS
- Dissemination of knowledge on IFRS;
- Comparison of IFRS with existing Indian Accounting Standards;
- Issues in relation to IFRS;
- Conversion of Financial Statements prepared on the basis of Indian GAAP to IFRS based financial statements.
IFRS projects:The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) are gaining recognition as Global Reporting Standards. The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, while appreciating the emerging diversities and complexities in the world of accounting and the need for knowledge of IFRS in relation to the convergence of the Indian Accounting Standards with IFRS, has decided to launch a Certificate Course on International Financial Reporting Standards for its members. The objective of this Course is to enhance the knowledge as well as to provide benefit to the members in the global service market.
Apart from the comprehensive theoretical aspects, this course, the first of its kind in India, will sharpen the expertise and excellence of our members through multiple case studies across the industry and service sector.
IFRS projects : Projects done by IFRS since 2006
|List of all projects of IFRS|
|Project name||Status||Last due process document that has been issued||Mandatory application date*|
|Agenda consultation 2011||Ongoing||August 2011 – Agenda consultation document||n/a|
|Agriculture: Bearer Plants||Completed June 2014||The IASB issued amendments to IAS 16 and IAS 41 for bearer plants||n/a|
|Amendments to IFRS 1||Completed December 2010||The IASB issued two narrow amendments to IFRS 1 – Severe Hyperinflation and Removal of Fixed Dates for First-time Adopters||1 July 2011|
|Completed January 2010||The IASB issued amendments that relieve first-time adopters of IFRSs from providing the additional disclosures introduced in March 2009 by Improving Disclosures about Financial Instruments (Amendments to IFRS 7
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|1 July 2010|
|Completed July 2009||The IASB amended the retrospective application of IFRSs for first-time adopters
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|Completed May 2008||The IASB issued Cost of an investment in a subsidiary (Amendments to IFRS 1 and IAS 27)
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|1 January 2009|
|Amendments to IFRS 7 financial instruments disclosures||Completed March 2009||The IASB issued Improving Disclosures about Financial Instruments (Amendments to IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosures)||1 January 2009|
|Annual improvements||n/a||Project cycle 2009-2011
Project cycle 2008-2010
|1 January 2013|
|Borrowing costs||Completed March 2007||The IASB issued a revised IAS 23||January 2009|
|Business combinations||Completed January 2008 [Post-implementation Review scheduled for 2012]||The IASB issued IFRS 3 Business Combinations and an amended version of IAS 27 Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements||1 July 2009|
|Conceptual Framework||Ongoing||May 2015 – Exposure Draft Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting||n/a|
|Consolidation and disclosure||Completed May 2011||The IASB issued IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements; IFRS 12 Disclosure of Interest in Other Entities||1 January 2013|
|Consolidation: Investment entities||Ongoing||August 2011 – Exposure draft Investment Entities||n/a|
|Credit risk in liability measurement||integrated into IAS 39 replacement project||October 2009 – The IASB integrates the project into its project to replace IAS 39||n/a|
|Derecognition – disclosures||Completed October 2010||The IASB issued Disclosures-Transfers of Financial Assets (Amendments to IFRS 7)||Annual periods beginning on or after 1 July 2011|
|Disclosure Initiative projects|
|Disclosure Initiative – Amendments to IAS 1||Completed December 2014||The IASB issued a final Standard in December 2014.
The Standard included clarifying amendments on materiality, order of the notes, subtotals, accounting policies and dis-aggregation of line items.
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|1 January 2016|
|Disclosure Initiative – Proposed amendments to IAS 7||Ongoing||The IASB published an Exposure Draft of proposed amendments to IAS 7 Statement of Cash Flows in December 2014. It proposed new disclosure requirements about an entity’s financing activities and its cash and cash equivalents balances.
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|Disclosure Initiative – Materiality||Ongoing||The IASB will issue an Exposure Draft of a proposed Practice Statement on the application of materiality in Q4 2015.||N/A|
|Disclosure Initiative – Proposed amendments to IAS 8||Ongoing||The IASB is currently developing its proposals. An Exposure Draft is expected to be published in Q1 2016.||N/A|
|Disclosure Initiative – Principles of Disclosure||Ongoing||The IASB is currently developing its proposals. A Discussion Paper is expected to be published in Q1 2016.||N/A|
|Disclosure Initiative – Standards-level review of disclosures||Ongoing||The project is in its initial research and scoping stage.||N/A|
|Earnings per share||Paused||August 2008 – Exposure draft Simplifying Earnings per Share (Proposed amendments to IAS 33)||n/a|
|Effective dates||Paused||October 2010 – The IASB together with the US-based FASB published a Request for Views to gather views with a comment period that ended on 31 January 2011||n/a|
|Embedded derivative||Completed March 2009||The IASB issued Embedded Derivatives (Amendments to IFRIC 9 and IAS 39)||Annual periods ending on or after 30 June 2009|
|Emissions trading schemes||Research Project||Agenda decision outstanding||n/a|
|Extractive activities||Paused||July 2010 – Discussion paper Extractive activities||n/a|
|Fair value measurement||Completed May 2011||The IASB issued IFRS 13 Fair Value Measurement||1 January 2013|
|Financial Instruments projects|
|Financial Instruments – Recognition and measurement||Completed July 2008||The IASB issued Eligible Hedged Items (Amendment to IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement)||31 July 2008. Retrospective application required for annual periods beginning on or after 1 July 2009|
|Financial Instruments with characteristics of equity||Paused||February 2008 – Discussion paper Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity||n/a|
|Financial Instruments – puttable instruments||Completed February 2008||The IASB issued Amendments to IAS 32 Financial Instruments: Presentation and IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements — Puttable Financial Instruments and Obligations Arising on Liquidation||1 January 2009|
|Financial Instruments – Asset and liability offsetting||Completed December 2011||The IASB and FASB agreed on common disclosure requirements related to offsetting and the IASB published Disclosures – Offsetting Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities (Amendments to IFRS 7)
The IASB also published clarifications to its offsetting requirements entitled Offsetting Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities (Amendments to IAS 32)
|Amendments to IFRS 7: 1 January 2013 with retrospective application required
Amendments to IAS 32: 1 January 2014 with retrospective application required
|Replacement of IAS 39 projects|
|Phase I – Classification and measurement||Completed November 2009
|The IASB issued IFRS 9 Financial Instruments. The standard covers the classification and measurement of financial assets.
The IASB adds the requirements for classifying and measuring financial liabilities to IFRS 9
|See project Effective dates|
|Phase II – Amortised cost and impairment of financial assets||Ongoing||January 2011 – Supplementary document||n/a|
|Phase III – Hedge accounting:||Ongoing||n/a|
|General hedge accounting||December 2010 – Exposure draft Hedge Accounting|
|Macro hedge accounting|
|Financial Statement Presentation projects|
|Phase A||Completed March 2006||The IASB issued a revised IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements|
|Phase B – Replacement of IAS 1 and IAS 7||Paused||July 2010 – Staff draft||n/a|
|Phase B – Presentation of items of OCI||Completed June 2011||The IASB issued Amendments to IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements||1 July 2012|
|Financial Statement Presentation – Discontinued operations||Paused||July 2010 – Staff draft of proposed standard||n/a|
|Government grants||Deferred||No due process document|
|Group cash-settled share-based payment transactions||Completed June 2009||The IASB issued Group Cash-settled Share-based Payment Transactions (Amendments to IFRS 2)||TBC|
|IFRS for SMEs||Completed July 2009||The IASB published the IFRS for SMEs||n/a|
|Comprehensive review of the IFRS for SMEs||Completed May 2015||The IASB completed comprehensive review of the IFRS for SMEs||n/a|
|Reclassification of financial assets – Amendments to IAS 39 and IFRS 7||Completed October 2009||The IASB permitted the reclassification of financial instruments
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|1 July 2008|
|Income taxes||Completed December 2010||The IASB issued Amendments to IAS 12|
|Insurance contracts||Ongoing||June 2013 – Exposure Draft Insurance Contracts||n/a|
|Investment in debt instruments||n/a||December 2008 – Exposure draft Investments in Debt Instruments (Proposed amendments to IFRS 7)|
|Joint ventures||Completed May 2011||The IASB issued IFRS 11 Joint arrangements||January 2013|
|Leases||Completed January 2016||The IASB issued IFRS 16 Leases||1 January 2019|
|Liabilities||Paused||April 2010 – IASB staff paper Recognising liabilities arising from lawsuits||n/a|
|Management commentary||Completed December 2010||The IASB issued IFRS Practice Statement Management Commentary||n/a|
|Post-employment benefits (including Pensions)||Completed June 2011||The IASB issued Amendments to IAS 19 Employee Benefits||1 January 2013|
|Post-employment benefits – Defined benefit plans||Completed June 2011||The IASB issued IAS 19 Employee Benefits, which is effective from 1 January 2013.|
|Post-employment benefits – Termination benefits||Completed June 2011||The IASB included amendments in Amendments to IAS 19 Employee Benefits|
|Post-employment benefits – Prepayments of a minimum funding requirement||Completed November 2009||The IASB issued Amendments to IFRIC 14||1 January 2013|
|Post-employment benefits – Discount rate for Employee Benefits||Stopped||October 2009 – Board decides not to proceed||n/a|
|Rate-regulated activities||Paused||July 2009 – Exposure draft Rate regulated activities||n/a|
|Related party disclosures||Completed November 2009||The IASB issued a revised IAS 24 Related Party Disclosures||1 January 2011|
|Revenue recognition||Ongoing||June 2010 – Exposure draft Revenue recognition||n/a|
|Share-based payment – vesting conditions and cancellations (IFRS 2)||Completed December 2007||The IASB issued Amendments to IFRS 2 Vesting Conditions and Cancellations||1 January 2009|
|Segment reporting||Completed November 2006||The IASB issued IFRS 8 Segment reporting|
|Transition Guidance—amendments to IFRS 10||Completed December 2001||IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements arising from the exposure draft published in December 2011.|
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