The International Accounting Standards Board

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According to Delloite (http://www.iasplus.com/en/resources/ifrsf/due-process/background-to-ifrs)”The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is an independent non-profit organization that develops and approves International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs)”. In mainly usage, the term 'International Financial Reporting Standards ' (IFRSs) has both a narrow and a broad meaning. Firstly, IFRSs refers to the new numbered series of pronouncements that the IASB is issuing, as distinct from the International Accounting Standards (IASs) series issued by its predecessor. More broadly, IFRSs refers to the entire body of IASB pronouncements, including standards and interpretations approved by the IASB and IASs and SIC at 2001 interpretations approved by the predecessor International Accounting Standards Committee.” The IASB has all responsibilities for the technical matters of the IFRS Foundation. The objective of financial reporting is the foundation of the conceptual framework. Other aspects of the framework - qualitative characteristics, elements of financial statements, recognition and measurement - will build on that foundation with the aim of ensuring that financial reporting achieves its objective. The goal of IFRS as said at (source) is”to develop a set of high quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted financial reporting standards based upon clearly articulated principles”. To surmount these difficulties and still connect accounting to
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