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ACRA has issued changes to the ACRA Code to adopt two IESBA’s Final Pronouncements relating to the Revisions to Part 4B and Role & Mindset provisions. The changes will take effect from 31 December 2021.
These changes mirror ISCA’s EP 100 (revised on 7 July 2021) which is also effective 31 December 2021.
ISCA issues FRB 9 Accounting Implications of the Interest Rate Benchmark Reform to share accounting considerations on specific matters to assist entities in their understanding of the accounting for financial instruments and hedge accounting which are affected by this transition to Singapore Overnight Rate Average in Singapore.
ISCA issues FRG 3 Preparation of Interim Financial Statements under SFRS(I) 1-34 Interim Financial Reporting (in compliance with the SGX Listing Rule 705(3A)) and two sets of Illustrative Condensed Interim Financial Statements to assist issuers in understanding the implications of SGX Listing Rule 705(3A) and applying SFRS(I) 1-34’s requirements in their preparation of interim financial statements.
Expectations of professional accountants to combat money laundering and terrorist financing are rising. Internationally, there are increasing calls for professional accountants to adopt measures that are at least up to the international standards recommended by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Singapore is a member of the FATF, an inter-governmental body established to set standards and to promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation, and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system. As a member of the FATF, Singapore is obliged to comply with the "International Standards on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism & Proliferation" issued by the FATF (FATF Recommendations) and is subject to FATF mutual evaluations on the adoption of FATF Recommendations. The FATF Recommendations include requirements for accountants.