Monitoring Group, Enlargement of IASB Board, Proposed In Discussion Doc Issued by IASCF Today

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By Edith Orenstein, FEI Financial Reporting Blog - Earlier today, the International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation (IASCF), which oversees the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), published for public comment a Discussion Document entitled: “Review of the Constitution: Public Accountability and the Composition of the IASB - Proposals for Change.” The comment deadline is Sept. 20.

The proposals contained in IASCF’s Discussion Document released today would: (1) establish a formal link between the IASCF and a new Monitoring Group composed of international regulators, and (2) expand the membership of the IASB from its current size of 14 members, to a total of 16 members, and specify a geographic breakdown for those members.

Separately, the IASCF recently reported on the results of other matters deliberated by the IASCF Trustees at their meeting earlier this month in Washington, DC.

Highlights from the IASCF's Discussion Document released today and related developments can be found here.


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