Technical roundup 16 November

Nov 14, 2018

Developments of interest this week are set out below. 

Ireland                 

  • The Central Bank of Ireland and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) recently hosted a joint conference to discuss culture and diversity in the financial services sector in Ireland.
  • The President has now signed Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2018 into law.
  • IAASA has published selected financial reporting decisions regarding the accounting treatments applied by Boost Issuer plc, a debt issuer, CRH plc, Kerry Group plc and Ryanair Holdings plc, the latter three being equity issuers.
  • The CRO have issued their regular gazette.

UK

  • The Financial Reporting Lab (The Lab) has published guidance for companies on the presentation of performance metrics in their reporting following calls for clarity from investors.

European

  • Stories from practice – how can accountants help you? An inspiring series of stories have been issued online by Accountancy Europe on the diversity of accountants’ daily work.

International

  • The IASB hosted its fifth Research Forum on 11 and 12 November 2018 in Sydney. The meeting saw the pre­sen­ta­tion of six academic papers, responses by academics and stan­dard-set­ters as well as panel dis­cus­sions.