EFRAG provides feedback on its public consultation of October asking constituents to express views on the effectiveness of the EFRAG's proactive activities, the coordination with the IASB Research activities and to provide suggestions on research topics.
EFRAG has completed its due process regarding Applying IFRS 9 Financial Instruments with IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts (Amendments to IFRS 4) and has submitted its Endorsement Advice Letter to the European Commission.
EFRAG has submitted a letter to the IASB asking for the Conceptual Framework to include directions for the use of asymmetry.
EFRAG has completed its due process regarding Classification and Measurement of Share-based Payment Transactions (Amendments to IFRS 2) and has submitted its Endorsement Advice Letter to the European Commission.
EFRAG has published a Summary Report on the joint investor outreach event in Milan on 29 November 2016 covering IFRS 16 Leases and the amendments to IFRS 4 Applying IFRS 9 Financial Instruments with IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts.
EFRAG announces that it will hold its TEG meeting on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January 2017.
EFRAG announces that it will hold its EFRAG Board meeting on Wednesday 11 (jointly with EFRAG TEG) and Thursday 12 January 2017.
EFRAG has started a Research project to investigate possible improvements to the current requirements for accounting for pension plans under IFRS. EFRAG’s current focus is on plans that provide benefits linked to the return on specified assets. To provide expert advice on the project, EFRAG is setting up a pan-European Advisory Panel. If you are interested, please write to us at email@example.com by 20 February 2017.
On 13 December, the EFRAG Board decided to appoint Silvia Dinova (Grant Thornton, Bulgaria) as a new member of EFRAG TEG. The Board also reappointed Geert Ewalts, Günther Gebhardt, Heinz Hense, Andrew Spooner and Ambrogio Virgilio as EFRAG TEG members for a new term.
Research activities will be increasingly important in the IASB and EFRAG work plans in the coming years. The academic community can provide valuable input on many aspects of these activities. EFRAG intends to strengthen its relationship with the academic community by setting up an Academic Panel on financial reporting and accounting and is therefore launching a call for nominations to the Panel. If you are interested, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 March 2017.