|IFRS for SMEs Update |
Welcome to the IFRS for SMEs Update
The IASB's IFRS for SMEs Update is a staff summary of news relating to the International Financial Reporting Standard for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs). All issues of the IFRS for SMEs Update are available in both HTML and PDF format on the IASB's website. To subscribe use the link on the right.
The comment period for responses to the IASB Exposure Draft, ED/2013/9, Proposed amendments to the International Financial Reporting Standard for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs) has now closed. To view the Exposure Draft and the comment letters received click here.
More information on the comprehensive review is available on the SME webpages of the IASB website (www.ifrs.org).
Update on selection process of membership of the
SME Implementation Group
The nomination period for applications for membership of the SME Implementation Group has now closed. The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation will be considering a proposal for the revised composition of the SME Implementation Group at their April 2014 meeting.
The January 2014 press release inviting nominations for membership of the SME Implementation Group can be accessed here
Upcoming ‘train the trainers’ workshops
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Date: 10–12 June 2014
Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Instructors: Michael Wells (Director, IFRS Education Initiative, IASB) and Guillermo Braunbeck (Project Manager, IFRS Education Initiative, IASB)
Sponsoring organisations: World Bank’s Centre for Financial Reporting Reform (CFRR)—part of the Strengthening Auditing and Reporting in the Countries of the Eastern Partnership (STAREP) program.
Date: 30 June-1 July 2014
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Instructors: Darrel Scott (Chairman SME Implementation Group and IASB member) and Michael Wells (Director, IFRS Education Initiative, IASB)
Sponsoring organisations: Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
IFRS for SMEs translations: status report
Here is the current status of the IFRS for SMEs translations that have been approved by the IFRS Foundation
Completed: Albanian*, Arabic, Armenian*, Bosnian*, Bulgarian*, Chinese (simplified)*, Croatian*, Czech*, Estonian*, French*, German, Hebrew*, Italian*, Japanese*, Kazakh*, Khmer*, Lithuanian*, Macedonian*, Mongolian*, Polish*, Portuguese*, Romanian*, Russian*, Serbian, Spanish*, Turkish* and Ukrainian*.
In progress: Azeri, Georgian, Turkmen.
*Available for free download here (for translations not marked with an * please see our webshop for details on how to purchase a hard copy).