Non-GAAP measures – ramping up the rigour

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published for comment Proposed National Instrument 52-112 Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosure, which establishes disclosure requirements for issuers that disclose non-GAAP and other financial measures. We’ve covered this topic here many times before (certainly more than I intended to). In a nutshell, the main Canadian regulatory reference point at present…

Review of disclosures – pick a standard, any standard…

At its July 2018 meeting, the Accounting Standards Advisory Forum discussed among many other things, the IASB’s plan to carry out a targeted standards-level review of disclosures. The discussion covered both the Board’s process for developing and drafting disclosure objectives and requirements, and which standards the Board should select for review. On the latter point,…

IFRS in action, part 7 – significant financing component?

Let’s take a look at some other recent examples of changes resulting from the implementation of IFRS 15. This is from Stantec Inc.: When we looked several years ago at how the standard addresses the key step of determining the transaction price, we noted the following: Among other things, the new standard also requires adjusting the…