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Update from the EAA Stakeholder Reporting Committee – Response to ED/2021/6 IFRS Practice Statement Management Commentary

Posted by Peter Kajüter, Joanna Krasodomska and Riccardo Stacchezzini, on behalf of the EAA Stakeholder Reporting Committee In May 2021, the IASB published the Exposure Draft (ED/2021/6) Management Commentary for open consultation. The EAA Stakeholder Reporting Committee (“the SRC”) provided feedback in two ways. First, the SRC participated in a joint IASB-EAA-EFRAG Workshop in June 2021 to discuss the proposed revision of the IFRS Practice Statement 1 Management Commentary within academia. Peter Kajüter represented the SRC…
EAA Stakeholder Reporting Committee
EAA Stakeholder Reporting Committee
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Goodwill accounting – A never-ending story

A reform of goodwill accounting should make the prospects and performance of M&A deals transparent – good governance and strict enforcement are essential for this. People have always been skeptical about the asset nature of goodwill. Yet this “asset of a special kind” (Eugen Schmalenbach) is economically significant. The goodwill of E.ON, the German energy giant, for example, at €17.8 billion, exceeded equity by almost double in 2020. Since the impairment-only approach replaced amortization in…
Thorsten Sellhorn
Thorsten Sellhorn
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Accounting Theory and Standard-Setting – Antecedents of Fair Value Accounting?

This blog entry arose because, coincidentally, in mid-February and March 2021  two articles appeared in Accounting History and Accounting Horizons respectively, discussing contributions to the literature of two members of the “Sydney School of Accounting”. One relates to the founder, Ray Chambers, the other to one its members, Frank Clarke. Both provide an understanding of the School’s focus, especially what is needed to reform accounting thought and practice. Reference to the Sydney School is attributed first to Murray Well’s…
Graeme Dean
Graeme Dean
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Report and video: IFRS-EAA Virtual Workshop (IASB Discussion Paper “Business Combinations under Common Control”)

On 29 January 2021, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in conjunction with the European Accounting Association (EAA) and the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) held an IFRS-EAA Virtual Workshop that provide an overview of the IASB’s Business Combinations under Common Control (BCUCC) Discussion Paper (DP) and EFRAG’s developing views for consultation on that DP. Attended by roughly 200 participants, the workshop covered issues including: a) When to apply the acquisition method and a book-value method to a BCUCC in…
Thorsten Sellhorn
Thorsten Sellhorn
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Call for papers: joint FASB/IASB/TAR conference

Call for Papers A Joint Conference of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), and The Accounting Review (TAR) Accounting for an Ever-Changing World November 2-4, 2022, New York City, NY This co-sponsored conference will provide a forum for the presentation of academic research studies that produce insights into whether the FASB and/or IASB standards on revenue recognition (Topic 606 and IFRS 15, Revenue from Contracts with Customers), leases (Topic…
DAVID VEENMAN
DAVID VEENMAN
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Special Issues on Corporate Disclosures – Accounting in Europe and The British Accounting Review

Joint Call for Papers: Special Issues on Corporate Disclosures &nbsp; Accounting in Europe and The British Accounting Review &nbsp; About the Special Issues In conjunction with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), we invite submissions of papers on diverse aspects of disclosure, and drawing on diverse research methods and approaches. Successful submissions will have potential to demonstrate research impact by contributing to public policy development and in particular the regulation of financial reporting. Submissions are…
ARC Commitee
ARC Commitee
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IFRS-EAA Virtual Workshop on Business Combinations under Common Control

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in conjunction with the European Accounting Association (EAA) and the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) will hold a virtual research workshop on 29 January 2021 at 12.00-14.00 (CET). The seminar will provide an overview of the IASB’s Business Combinations under Common Control Discussion Paper (DP) and EFRAG’s developing views for consultation. This project is exploring possible reporting requirements for business combinations under common control that would reduce diversity…
Thorsten Sellhorn
Thorsten Sellhorn
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IASB & ABR Research Forum 2020

Academia’s contribution to international standard-setting On 3 and 4 November the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)—together with the journal partner Accounting and Business Research (ABR)—held its 2020 Research Forum where 70 academics and practitioners, including standard-setters and regulators, came together to discuss current research into financial reporting matters. Even though this was the first time the Research Forum was held virtually, it was a great success. The technology did not let us down and it was…
ARC Commitee
ARC Commitee
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Report and video: 2nd IASB-EAA Virtual Research Workshop (IASB Discussion Paper “Business Combinations – Disclosures, Goodwill and Impairment”)

Last Friday, 30 October 2020, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in conjunction with the European Accounting Association (EAA) held the 2nd episode of its IASB-EAA Virtual Research Workshop series. The seminar provided an overview of the IASB’s Business Combinations – Disclosures, Goodwill and Impairment Discussion Paper (DP) and relevant academic literature, as summarized in a recent review paper by Amir Amel-Zadeh (University of Oxford), Martin Glaum (WHU &#8211; Otto Beisheim School of Management), and myself. Each…
Thorsten Sellhorn
Thorsten Sellhorn
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