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The adoption of International Accounting Standards in the European Union

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This paper discusses the IASB's process of developing accounting standards for adoption by listed companies within the European Union. Issues addressed include the structure of the IASB, its role as a global standard setter and its programme. Particular attention is given to two topics that are both controversial and important, accounting for financial instruments and reporting financial performance.

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  • Geoffrey Whittington, 2005. "The adoption of International Accounting Standards in the European Union," European Accounting Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(1), pages 127-153.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:euract:v:14:y:2005:i:1:p:127-153 DOI: 10.1080/0963818042000338022
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