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Master Board Member points are earned by attending IASB division meetings, governing meetings and legislative leadership programs, as well as holding positions of leadership within the association.
The existing FASB and IASB frameworks differ in their authoritative status.
El IASB a traves de sus ultimos pronunciamientos, ha enfatizado en que el cuerpo de normas que han emitido, va dirigido principalmente a cubrir las necesidades de informacion financiera util para la toma de decisiones de grupos de usuarios especificos, a los efectos de ajustar sus principios de una forma mas oportuna a los objetivos que persiguen dichos usuarios con la informacion y, que la toma de decisiones sea eficaz.
The leases project was a joint one between the IASB and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), with the latter expected to issue its new standard shortly.
The Mission Statement in the first decade underlines that the IASB will develop a "single set of high quality, understandable and enforceable global standards," which produces "high quality, transparent and comparable information in financial statements." This high quality information is the core goal in the Mission Statement in the first decade.
IASB's expected credit loss standard should also arguably be the expected credit loss standard under US GAAP, because in 2002, FASB and IASB entered into the "Norwalk Agreement" which committed to boards to "converge" US GAAP and IFRS by adopting identical accounting standards in order to reduce cross-border accounting differences.
IFRS 9 is a standard issued by IASB that deals with classification and measurement of financial assets.
"The reforms introduced by IFRS 9 are much-needed improvements to the reporting of financial instruments and are consistent with the requests from the G-20, the Financial Stability Board, and others for a forward-looking approach to loan-loss provisioning," IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst said in a news release.
The global body for professional accountants' Global Forum for Corporate Reporting responded to the IASB's consultation on the proposed amendments to the Standard.
Regarding its responsibilities, IASB intends to take action in three main areas:
As part of the restructure, the IASC Foundation (IASCF) was formed and the IASB was to be supported primarily by private contributions of chartered accounting firms and international business enterprises (IASCF, 2001).