Issue 7 of the IASB Investor Update: Spotlight on Financial instruments

Issue 7 of the IASB Investor Update

Investor Update aims to make it easy for investors to keep up with changes in the world of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and how those changes may affect an investor’s day job.

Each issue profiles recently introduced Standards, or changes that are in the pipeline, and how they may alter the way in which you look at companies and analyse performance. We highlight events and publications that are of interest to investors. We also tell you when and how you can best share your thoughts on the direction we are taking.

Click here to read the October 2015 Investor Update.

In this issue:

  • Spotlight: Financial instruments—a focus on the new disclosure requirements in IFRS 9Financial Instruments;
  • In profile: views from Marietta Miemietz, Director and Co-founder of Primavenue, on the financial reporting debate and the work of the CFA UK’s Financial Reporting and Analysis Committee;
  • Shaping the future in 15 minutes: Alison Thomas, former portfolio manager and founder of the Corporate Reporting Users’ Forum, discusses why investors should invest 15 minutes in an online survey on the IASB’s Agenda Consultation;
  • We need your views: current projects that need input from the investment community; and
  • Stay up to date: information on investor materials and current events.

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About AIWMI

The Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI) is a not-for-profit organization and a globally recognized membership association for finance professionals. AIWMI primarily focuses on the broad and strategic role of developing a more robust and forward-looking training infrastructure for the financial services sector and to promote more active industry involvement and collaboration in training and continuing education. AIWMI is offering advanced international certification programs along with a wide variety of high-quality executive education programs. AIWMI programs combine state-of-the-art knowledge and skills with practical experience and insights into the functioning of the financial sector. All AIWMI courses and educational events have an intense and pragmatic curriculum. Participants are exposed to the latest developments within the financial services sector. AIWMI plays a key role in guiding the development of the financial services sector. AIWMI works with key industry participants’ viz. the Government, the Regulators, the Industries/Associations, the Corporate, the Media and the General Public to achieve its objectives. Besides enhancing technical competence and professionalism in the industry, AIWMI organizes events and facilitates discussions to promote best practices in leadership and talent development in the financial sector with an aim to become Asia’s premier center of excellence for financial education.

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