Value creation and the management commentary

Multiple-choice questions: In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again

  1. What is the purpose of a practice statement?

  2. What is the focus of the IASB in the examination of the current practice statement?

  3. What information does the IASB not believe should be provided by the management commentary?

  4. Which, if any, of the following areas are included in the existing practice statement? Area 1 - Business model, risk, strategy and operating environment, or Area 2 - Forward-looking statements

  5. Which of the following features do the Board think should be included within management commentary?

  6. Which of the following is an area specified to be included in management commentary?

  7. Which of the following identifies the aim of having forward-looking statements with the IASB practice statement?

  8. Which, if any, of the following statements is correct? Statement 1 - The aim is to produce a compulsory standard in relation to management commentary, or Statement 2 - To produce guidance which will replace IAS 1 Presentation of financial statements

  9. Which of these is a new area to be looked at by the revised practice statement?

  10. Which, if any, of the following statements is/are true? Statement 1 - The practice statement will recommend that managers identify the key intangibles for the business, or Statement 2 - The Board have surveyed national standard-setters to establish what the guidance currently states in a variety of locations