Entries by AmCham Vietnam

New business definition eases M&A accounting

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become an important growth strategy for many companies. Yet before engaging in any such activity, companies will need to consider the financial reporting implications of the transaction. This requirement has become especially important following the latest amendments to International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 3 Business Combinations, which will apply to acquisitions that occur on or after January 1, 2020.