Technical roundup 12 July

Jul 11, 2019

Developments of interest this week are set out below.   

Ireland 

UK

International

  • The Growth and Emerging Market Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a report Sustainable finance in emerging markets and the role of securities regulators, which provides 10 recommendations for emerging market member jurisdictions to consider when issuing regulations or guidance regarding sustainable financial instruments.
  • The IFAC Guide to Practice Management for Small-and Medium-Sized Practices has been issued following a Global SMP Survey of over 150 countries and provides comprehensive guidance to SMPs, including detailed material covering firm planning, how to grow, client relationship management and risk management.
  • The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation has launched a new series of quarterly podcasts on the work of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the IFRS In­ter­pre­tations Committee to support the consistent application of IFRS Standards.
  • At the stake­holder event at the meeting of the Trustees of the IFRS Foun­da­tion in Munich on 26 June 2019, Dr Nicolas Peter, Chief Financial Officer of BMW AG, gave the keynote address.
  • A recorded webinar is available providing an overview of the Exposure Draft Amendments to IFRS 17, published by the IASB on 26 June 2019.