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EU Parliament adopts non-financial reporting rules

Large companies must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports

17 Apr 2014

Financial Reporting Council

News

FRC to expose companies that fail to report accurate information

Companies will be forced to admit to FRC inquiries, under reporting watchdog proposals

16 Apr 2014

Feature

Long road ahead as IASB remedies governance concerns

The international accounting standards setter has a battle to stave of pressure over IFRS, and its own governance

14 Apr 2014

News

FRC Lab launches project on dividend disclosure

Financial Reporting Lab launches project on the effective communication and disclosure of dividend policy and capacity

02 Apr 2014

News

FRC to launch new consultation on going concern

UK reporting watchdog to develop going concern proposals for further public consultation following investor criticism, Financial Director can reveal

26 Mar 2014

News

IASB amends disclosure requirements in IAS 1

Standard setter plans narrow changes to the way financial statements are presented under IFRS

26 Mar 2014

Analysis

IFRS 9 leaves IASB with impaired convergence

The lack of a single asset impairment model between the IASB and FASB leaves preparers playing piggy in the middle

05 Mar 2014

News

Anglo-Eastern Plantations restates 2012 accounts

Palm oil producer Anglo-Eastern Plantations restates 2012 accounts after over-stating the fair value of its biological assets

03 Mar 2014

News

EU endorses non-financial reporting for large companies

Large companies within the EU to report non-financial information in management statement

03 Mar 2014

News

FDs waiting to see who "pulls the trigger first" on integrated reporting

ACCA research shows finance directors less enthusiastic about integrated reporting than investors

20 Feb 2014

News

Underlying profits of FTSE 100 exceed IFRS figures

S&P highlights inconsistent reporting of exceptional items among non-financial FTSE 100 companies

19 Feb 2014

News

Investors oppose prudence in reporting

Investors prefer 'faithful representation' over 'prudence' in financial information, according to new survey

12 Feb 2014

Opinion

Audit committee reporting less about the what than the how

Audit committee reporting still has a long way to go on the road to fuller disclosure

10 Feb 2014

News

Autonomy overstated profits by 80%, HP claims

HP drastically revises the 2010 performance of Autonomy in restated accounts filed on Companies House

04 Feb 2014

News

Reported revenues could fall under new IFRS rules

Revenue to drop for some European corporates under new IFRS rules, Fitch Ratings report finds

24 Jan 2014

Feature

Like its 1999: FD looks back at predictions it made 15 years ago

Was the FD’s world of 2014 easy to predict in 1999? Andrew Sawers looks back at when Financial Director looked forwards

16 Jan 2014

Analysis

IASB tunes financial instruments

A new model reduces the volatility arising from the application of hedge accounting, says Kush Patel

16 Jan 2014

Analysis

PwC: RSA's problems limited to Irish operation

Reviews involving auditors, external assurance and internal audit, outline extent of financial and control issues at RSA's Irish division

09 Jan 2014

Opinion

Why the numbers add up for direct cash flow statements

Detractors must recognise that disclosure will bring benefits, not just for investors and analysts, but for businesses too

17 Dec 2013

News

IASB overhauls hedge accounting

IASB adopts principles-based approach to hedge accounting which better reflects companies' risk management strategies

20 Nov 2013

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