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e-Chronicle Jan 2010

IFRS for SMEs Workshops in Kuala Lumpur and Hyderabad

CAPA organised two train-the-trainer workshops in joint effort with the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) Foundation. The workshops, held from 20-22 January 2010 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and 25-27 January 2010 in Hyderabad, India, were hosted by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) respectively. Over 80 leading professional accountancy trainers from 14 countries across Asia-Pacific attended the 3-day workshop focusing on the IFRS for SMEs published by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).  | full story >>

IFAC News - January 2010

1) "Enterprise Governance" Winner of IFAC's Articles of Merit for Professional Accountants in Business  | read article >>

2) IFAC Seeks Nomination for its Boards and Committees  | read article >>

3) IFAC Survey Shows Accountants as Advocates for Small Business and Global Standards, Highlights Corporate Governance Reforms  | read article >>

4) IAASB Staff Issues Q&As to Raise Awareness of XBRL Uses in Business Reporting  | read article >>

5) IPSASB Publishes Three New Standards on Financial Instruments  | read article >>

6) IFAC Announces Promotion of Senior Leadership  | read article >>

7) IFAC Posts Notice of Withdrawal of Report on 2009 Third Annual Global Leadership Survey  | read article >>

8) IPSASB Publishes New Standard on Intangible Assets; Improvements to Standards  | read article >>

Members Updates - January 2010

CPA Australia

1) Disaster recovery kit for small businesses  | read article >>

2) CPA Australia's Business Outlook 2010 - an exclusive forum for top-level executives  | read article >>

CGA Canada

1) CGA-Canada's new publication: Dialogue  | read article >>

2) The Economic Crisis: How are SMPs helping their SME clients during this economic donwturn?  | read article >>

Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1) Korea's audit review and disclosure system is revamped to embrace the IFRS  | read article >>

2) Accounting standards for non-public entities  | read article >>

3) The country's disclosure system will get a face lift  | read article >>

Malaysian Institute of Accountants

1) MIA President assumes Asean Federation of Accountant's Presidency  | read article >>

2) IFAC selects 2 articles for PAIB Committee Articles of Merit Award 2009 Competition  | read article >>

3) InTouch January 2010 - Newsletter from the organisers of WCOA 2010  | read article >>

Mongolian Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1) MonICPA organises International Conference on "Problems of Accounting and Auditing"  | read article >>