Harmonisation of Accounting Standards
Recognising the required for international harmonisation of accounting standards, in year 1973, the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) was established. Recently the IASC has been restructured as International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The goal of IASC involves promotion of the International Accounting Standards for worldwide acceptance and observance so which the accounting standards in various countries are harmonised. In recent years, requires for international harmonisation of Accounting Standards followed in different countries has grown considerably as the cross-border transfers of capital are becoming increasingly general. Apart from cross-border transfers of capital the companies in order to raise resources globally are listing their securities on several stock exchanges over the financial statement of these companies are prepared on the primary of GAAP.