3. December 2015

ECON’s public hearing on IFRS 9

On 1 December 2015, the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament (ECON) held a public hearing on IFRS 9. Four experts were invited, including the President of the ASCG, Andreas Barckow. The experts offered prepared statements and answered questions raised by the MEPs. The issues that were touched on include technical details of IFRS 9, such as the fair value measurement and the new impairment model, implementation and impact issues as well as more fundamental aspects, such as the questions of whether IFRS 9 represents an improvement over IFRS 9 and whether it provides for reduced complexity.

Please find additional details on the hearing and the statements by clicking on the documents and the recording below.

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