Global BV News: Call for improved standards for valuing intangibles

BVWireIssue #179-5
August 30, 2017

A discussion paper, issued by the European Commission, that calls for accounting standards to be improved for the valuation of intangibles (both in corporate and national accounts) could allow companies to more easily assess the value they have in terms of intangibles. A blog by former IVSC executive director Marianne Tissier highlights the lack of a readily identifiable body of business and intangible asset valuation professionals in many European countries and the consequent threat of other bodies creating rules and standards without their input.

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