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January live date for IFRS 9 accounting standard puts spotlight on asset manager systems

After almost a decade in the offing, the IFRS 9 Financial Instruments accounting standard will finally become mandatorily applicable for financial services organizations as of January 1, 2018. Why does this matter? IFRS 9 marks a major change to the

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When Is a Two-Year Delay Too Short?

IFRS 9, which involves changes to global standards for hedge fund accounting, isn’t due to come into effect until 2015, but major European players say even that’s too soon. The European Insurance and Reinsurance Federation has told the IASB that

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Can the IASB “Man Up” to Manage Global Accounting Standards?

Institutional investors recently told the SEC that they like the idea of adopting IFRS—the unified, global system of accounting standards—but have doubts about London’s IASB in the role of arbiter, a role that US-based FASB has played for some time.

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