All of the following are key similarities between GAAP and IFRS with respect to accounting for investments except:(a) IFRS and GAAP require the same accounting for equity securities.(b) IFRS and GAAP apply the equity method to significant influence equity investments.(c) IFRS and GAAP have a fair value option for financial instruments.(d) the accounting for impairment of investments is similar, although IFRS allows recovery of impairment losses.

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All of the following are key similarities between GAAP and IFRS with respect to accounting for investments except:
(a) IFRS and GAAP require the same accounting for equity securities.
(b) IFRS and GAAP apply the equity method to significant influence equity investments.
(c) IFRS and GAAP have a fair value option for financial instruments.
(d) the accounting for impairment of investments is similar, although IFRS allows recovery of impairment losses.

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