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The Handbook to IFRS Transition and to IFRS U.S. GAAP Dual Reporting by Francesco Bellandi

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7.2 ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES FOR INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

7.2.1 Principal Accounting Pronouncements on Interim Financial Information

7.2.1.1 IFRSs

IAS 34, Interim Financial Reporting, and IFRIC 10, Interim Financial Reporting and Impairment, are the main IFRS pronouncements on interim reporting. Other authoritative literature that explicitly refers to this subject includes IFRS 1, First-Time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards, as well as other Standards and Interpretations that on occasion dictate specific treatments for the purpose of interim financial statements,1 such as those listed in Exhibit 7-1.

Exhibit 7-1 Other IFRS Pronouncements that Refer to Interim Reporting

  • IFRS 8, Operating Segments;
  • IFRS 3, Business Combinations;
  • IFRS 13, Fair Value Measurement;
  • IAS 1, Presentation of Financial Statements;
  • IAS 33, Earnings per Share;
  • IAS 39, Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement.

7.2.1.2 U.S. GAAP

Under U.S. GAAP, Subtopic 270-10 (Accounting Principles Board Opinion No. 28, Interim Financial Reporting, as amended), is the main source on interim reporting, complemented by other pronouncements, such as those mentioned in Exhibit 7-2. Of course, under both U.S. GAAP and IFRSs, many authorative pronouncements require or permit specific transitional provisions in the interim periods of their initial application.

Exhibit 7-2 Other U.S. GAAP Pronouncements that Refer to Interim Reporting

  • FASB ASC 250-10 (FASB Statement No. 16, Prior Period ...

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