IFRS is Front Page News...
By Edith Orenstein, FEI Financial Reporting Blog -
… in an article by Stephen Labaton in today’s (July 5) New York Times: “Accounting Plan Would Allow Use of Foreign Rules.”
Although SEC leadership has called for a global strategy in a world of increased mobility of capital and trading platforms, as noted by Labaton, some fear turning over responsibility for accounting standards, oversight of foreign broker-dealers and inspection of foreign audit firms, to foreign entities.
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