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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Introduction

The shift to international accounting standards (IFRS) for Norwegian publicly listed companies from 2005 entailed considerable consequences for private limited companies as well. This means a partly new accounting regime for Norwegian industry, and both producers and users of accounts needed to acquire knowledge about IFRS.

Course content

  • IASB framework - description and discussion
  • Management in the accounts of:
    • Consolidated accounts
    • Amalgamations
    • Financial instruments
    • Other crucial topics
    • Bookkeeping
    • Accounting requirements according to Norwegian rules

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