Overview IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements

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Overview IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial StatementsShort – To establish principles for the presentation and preparation of consolidated financial statements when an entity controls one or more other entities Overview IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements

Longer – IFRS 10 replaces the part of IAS 27 Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements that addresses accounting for subsidiaries on consolidation. What remains in IAS 27 after the implementation of IFRS 10 is the accounting treatment for subsidiaries, jointly controlled entities and associates in their separate financial statements. Contingent consideration Contingent consideration Contingent consideration Contingent consideration Contingent consideration

The aim of IFRS 10 is to establish a single control model that is applied to all entities including special purpose entities. The changes require those dealing with the implementation of IFRS Read more

Consolidated financial statements

IFRS 10 Definition of consolidated financial statements

The financial statements of a group in which the assets, liabilities, equity, income, expenses and cash flows of the parent and its subsidiaries are presented as those of a single economic entity.

ParentAn entity that controls one or more entities.

The other types of financial statements are unconsolidated financial statements (or company accounts) and combined financial statements.

Single economic entity concept

The concept of a single economic entity is illustrated in the example below:

Example – Single economic entity concept

A subsidiary buys an asset from a third party for CU 100. It subsequently sells the asset on to its parent for CU 130. The subsidiary records a profit

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Changes in interest resulting in a loss of control

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Changes in interest resulting in a loss of control – The loss of control of a subsidiary that is a business, other than in a non-reciprocal transfer to owners, results in the recognition of a gain or loss on the sale of the interest sold and on the revaluation of any retained non-controlling investment. A loss of control is an economic event, similar to that of gaining control, and therefore is a remeasurement event. Changes in interest resulting in a loss of control

In accordance with IFRS 10 B37, events resulting in deconsolidation of a subsidiary that is a business include the following: Changes in interest resulting in a loss of control

  • A parent sells all or part of its ownership interest in its subsidiary,
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