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IFRS – preparedness of Indian banking industry

Mohammad Firoz (Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, India)

Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting

ISSN: 1985-2517

Article publication date: 5 July 2011

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the preparations carried out by the Indian banking industry for the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standards on and after 1 April 2011.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper is based upon the critical analysis of the financial statements of the Indian banking industry and the relevant provisions of IFRS and other relevant laws applicable for the Indian banking industry.

Findings

The main finding of this paper is that the Indian banking industry is preparing according to the target for convergence from 1 April 2011, but amendments in the various statutory laws of India are yet to be implemented/approved by the government.

Research limitations/implications

This paper covers only the Indian banking industry and excludes all other industries in India.

Originality/value

This paper shows the areas in which the Indian banking industry is required to focus before and after the implementation of IFRS, and their consequences on the financial statements of the bank.

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Citation

Firoz, M. (2011), "IFRS – preparedness of Indian banking industry", Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Vol. 9 No. 1, pp. 47-53. https://doi.org/10.1108/19852511111139796

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2011, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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