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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Workbook and Guide: Practical insights, Case studies, Multiple-choice questions, Illustrations

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Workbook and Guide: Practical insights, Case studies, Multiple-choice questions, Illustrations

Abbas A. Mirza, Graham Holt, Magnus Orrell, Sir David Tweedie (Foreword by), Philippe Richard (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-470-89360-9

May 2010

408 pages

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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Workbook and Guide is a one stop resource for understanding and applying current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and offers:
  • Easy-to-understand explanations of all IFRSs/IASs and IFRICs/SICs issued by the IASB/IASC up to March 2006
  • Illustrative examples
  • Practical insights
  • Worked case studies
  • Multiple-choice questions with solutions

Technically reviewed by Liesel Knorr, Secretary General of the German Accounting Standards Committee and former technical director of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC).

Forewords by:

Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

Philippe Richard, Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

Chapter 1. Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards.

Chapter 2. IASB Framework.

Chapter 3. Presentation of Financial Statements (IAS 1).

Chapter 4. Inventories (IAS 2).

Chapter 5. Cash Flow Statements (IAS 7).

Chapter 6. Accounting Policies, changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors (IAS 8).

Chapter 7. Events After the Balance Sheet Date (IAS 10).

Chapter 8. Constructing Contracts (IAS 11).

Chapter 9. Income Taxes (IAS 12).

Chapter 10. Segment Reporting (IAS 14).

Chapter 11. Property, Plant, and Equipment (IAS 16).

Chapter 12. Leases (IAS 17).

Chapter 13. Revenue (IAS 18).

Chapter 14. Employee Benefits (IAS 19).

Chapter 15. Assistance (IAS 20).

Chapter 16. The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates (iAS 21).

Chapter 17. Borrowing costs (IAS 23).

Chapter 18. Related Party Disclosure (IAS 24).

Chapter 19. Accounting and Reporting by Retirement Benefit Plans (IAS 26).

Chapter 20. Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements (IAS 27).

Chapter 21. Investments in Associates (IAS 28).

Chapter 22. Financial Reporting in Hyperinflationary Economies (IAS 29).

Chapter 23. Disclosures in the Financial Statements of Banks and Similar Financial Institutions (IAS 30).

Chapter 24. Interests in Joint Ventures (IAS 31).

Chapter 25. Financial Instruments: Presentation (IAS 32).

Chapter 26. Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement (IAS 39).

Chapter 27. Earnings per Share (IAS 33).

Chapter 28. Interim Financial Reporting (IAS 34).

Chapter 29. Impairment of Assets (IAS 36).

Chapter 30. Provision, Contingent Liabilities, and Contingent Assets (IAS 37).

Chapter 31. Intangible Assets (IAS 38).

Chapter 32. Investment Property (IAS 40).

Chapter 33. Agriculture (IAS 31).

Chapter 34. First-Time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS 1).

Chapter 35. Share -Based Payments (IFRS 2).

Chapter 36. Business Combinations (IFRS 3).

Chapter 37. Insurance Contracts (IFRS 4).

Chapter 38. Noncurrent Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations (IFRS 5).

Chapter 39. Exploration for and Evaluation of Mineral Resources (IFRS 6).

Chapter 40. Financial Instruments: Disclosures (IFRS 7).


  • Includes IRFS/IAS standard outlines, supplemented with examples and illustrations, for quick understanding of IFRS/IAS
  • Provides IFRS/IAS multiple-choice questions, with solutions and explanations to insure thorough understanding of the complex IFRS/IAS standards
  • Includes IFRS/IAS case studies or  "problems" with solutions that illustrate the practical application of the IFRS/IAS.
  • The perfect source for study for IFRS/IAS certification examination