Valuing Derivatives Under AASB 13 Fair Value Measurement February 17, 2015, Finance and Treasury Association: Australia By Andrew Brown, CFTP and Steve Castleton, CPA “AASB 13, Fair Value Measurement (“AASB 13”) was issued in 2011 and became effective January 1, 2013. Even though the standard has been effective for nearly 2 years, many companies are either still grappling with how to implement the standard with respect to derivative valuations or need to continue to refine their process based on feedback from auditors or an evolving derivative portfolio.” Download Complete Article

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Valuing Derivatives: Under AASB 13 Fair Value Measurement January 19, 2015, FTA Outlook, Australia By Steve Castleton and Andrew Brown AASB 13, Fair Value Measurement (“AASB 13”) was issued in 2011 and became effective January 1, 2013. Even though the standard has been effective for nearly 2 years, many companies are either still grappling with how to implement the standard with respect to derivative valuations or need to continue to refine their process based on feedback from auditors or an evolving derivative portfolio. Download Complete Article More information at:

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If you haven’t yet heard of Clive Palmer or his new project, then you’ll probably have to settle for being put on his waitlist. A successful Australian businessman, Clive publicly announced last week that he will recreate something as spectacular as it is foolhardy, but something that captures our imagination and will compel us to follow his project from questionable concept to physical reality. Invoking the name of the world’s greatest maritime disaster, Clive Palmer has set out to give the world the Titanic II – a ship that is faithful in outward design and appearance to the original, but brimming with modern safety features to keep this titanic ship afloat and its passengers safe. Clive is already being called crazy by the media. He not only will tempt fate with the ship’s instantly recognizable stylings, infamous class separations, and…

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