IFRS Interpretation Committee (“IFRIC”) had issued an agenda decision to summarise IFRIC consideration and decision relating to the disclosures and presentation of liabilities to pay for goods and services received under a reverse factoring arrangement. The agenda decision discusses and considers the presentation and disclosure requirements under the IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements, IAS […]
IFRS Interpretation Committee (“IFRIC”) had issued an addendum on 27 April 2021 to summarise IFRIC consideration and decision relating to the configuration and customisation costs in a cloud computing arrangement. This addendum follows the initial discussion on the same issue in its IFRIC Update in March 2021. The issue submitted to IFRIC is on how […]
In this article, we bring to you IFRS 16 Leases from the lessee perspective. IFRS 16 was issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) in January 2016. IFRS 16 replaces the previous lease standard, IAS 17 Leases with significant changes made on the accounting treatment for lease transactions for lessees. The accounting requirements for […]
In this article, you will gain an overview of the Malaysian Public Sector Accounting Standards (“MPSAS”), including the development of MPSAS.
COVID-19 has impacted businesses in some way or another. The degree and extent of the impact are different from one company to another. In this article, we will share with you some insights on what has listed companies in Malaysia disclosed in their audited financial statements on the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses and […]
Inventories are one of the critical assets in any business. What is inventory? IAS 2 Inventories provides a specific definition of inventories which is defined as assets that are: Held for sale in the ordinary course of business; In the process of production for such sale; or In the form of materials or supplies to […]
The International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) issued an Exposure Draft: Disclosure Requirements in IFRS Standards – A Pilot Approach on 25 March 2021 to gather public feedback on the IASB’s proposed approach to address the long-outstanding challenges surrounding the disclosure of information in the financial statements. The primary users of the financial statements often struggle […]
In this article, we summarises the financial reporting requirements under IAS 37 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets.
In the preparation of the financial statements, entities apply various judgements in the area of accounting estimates and accounting policies to account for the effect of transactions, conditions and events in the financial statements. Financial statements prepared must also faithfully represent the effects of transactions, conditions and events. When errors are identified in the financial […]
The preparation of financial statements requires an entity to make materiality judgements to determine what and how financial information should be presented and disclosed in the financial statements. In one of our articles in the Accounting 101 series, we have highlighted that materiality is one of the considerations in the preparation of the financial statements. […]