International accounting standards board (iasb)
IASB and FASB have failed to bring standards together, stakeholders say
Hoogervorst says work on classification and measurement "has been done for nothing"
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Standard-setter decides trades can still qualify for hedge accounting when voluntarily novated to a CCP, but experts warn wider stance on novation could cause trouble
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Trades cleared voluntarily would not be protected by hedge accounting under IASB proposals
A major change is needed to correct new hedge accounting rules, which could restrict derivatives use by Asian firms hedging their foreign currency exposures
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US standard-setter tilting towards IFRS on accounting for financial instruments
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.