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The Hans Hoogervorst IFRS Sales Pitch Hits the Road

For a standards setter, Hans Hoogervorst, the new IASB chairman, doesn't know much about accounting. By his own frank admission, he wasn't even very interested in the subject until after the financial crisis hit [Read More...]

Is Mary Schapiro a “Mythbuster” or a Myth Maker?

On the science/entertainment TV show, Mythbusters, a zany cast of characters attempt to smash various colorful or popular myths to smithereens (often literally) using the scientific method (sort of). Can duct tape [Read More...]