You will find here a series of summaries providing an overview of useful IFRS regulations, processes and IFRS issues for Doing Business in Thailand.

Second meeting of the IFRS 17 TRG

The Transition Resource Group for IFRS 17 met for the second time on 2 May. Readers will recall that the purpose of this group is to seek feedback from its members, all experts in the insurance sector, on questions submitted by various stakeholders. Following these discussions, the IASB and the IFRS IC can decide to amend the standard or to issue an interpretation, respectively.

The Monitoring Board work plan

On 30 April 2018 the Monitoring Board, a body composed of market regulators in jurisdictions requiring or authorising the use of IFRSs and charged with oversight of the IFRS Foundation, published its 2018-2019 work plan.

Accounting for onerous contracts

In November 2017, the IFRS Interpretations Committee (IFRS IC) decided to add a narrow-scope standard-setting project to its agenda, with the objective of clarifying the meaning of the term “unavoidable costs” in the definition of an onerous contract in IAS 37 – Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets.