JICPA co-sponsored symposium, "IFRS Application: Challenges and Opportunities" was successful
On December 1, 2014, JICPA co-sponsored a symposium to discuss the future of corporate reporting, entitled “IFRS Application: Challenges and Opportunities”.
The purposes of the symposium were to encourage more Japanese companies to apply IFRS by advocating its advantages and sharing the knowledge and expertise on new IFRSs that may influence Japanese companies in future.
Mr. Kimitaka Mori, Chairman and President of JICPA, opened the symposium with his opening remarks, followed by the keynote speech by Mr. Takafumi Sato, President of Japan Exchange Regulation and a member of the Trustee of the IFRS Foundation. Mr. Joji Okada, CFO Senior Executive Managing Officer, Representative Director of Mitsui & Company Limited and a member of the Trustee of the IFRS Foundation, Mr. Takatsugu Ochi, a member of IASB, and seven other experts and professionals also contributed to interesting and informative panel discussions at the symposium.