International accounting standards board (iasb)
New proposals by the UK Accounting Standards Board (ASB) to use a risk-free discount rate to value liabilities will send the deficits of defined benefit pension schemes soaring and could lead to increased...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The Philippine central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Philipinas (BSP), has issued guidelines for the adoption of financial reporting standards set by the International Accounting Standards (IAS) Board, including IAS 39 which deals with derivatives.
Under new accounting rules implemented this year, the majority of Europe's asset-backed securities transactions will now have to be recognised on balance sheet. Will this lead to a drop in securitisation volumes? Duncan Wood reports
The crossfire between the International Accounting Standards Board and the European Commission seems to have left corporates bewildered about the implications of IAS 39. Risk talks to leading advisory groups and corporates about the challenges ahead,...
The scheduled adoption of IAS 39 may not be causing the same waves in Asia as it is in Europe, but corporate treasurers in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore are eyeing the 1 January deadline with increasing nervousness.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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