Ricardo Rodil Re-appointed to the SME Implementation Group
24 Aug 2012
Ricardo Rodil, international liaison partner
at Baker Tilly Brasil, has
been re-appointed by the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation to the SME
Implementation Group (SMEIG) for a further two-year term ending
30 June 2014.
The SMEIG, an advisory body to the
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), was set up in 2010
to support the international adoption of IFRS for Small and
Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs) and monitor its
During the last two years the main
responsibility of the SMEIG has been to consider implementation
questions raised by users of IFRS for SMEs and to develop proposed
non-mandatory guidance in the form of questions and answers. More
recently, the SMEIG assisted the IASB in developing the Request for
Information that marks the first step in the IASB's initial
comprehensive review of IFRS for SMEs.
The first task of the SMEIG in its second term is to
review and discuss responses to the Request for Information and to
develop recommendations to the IASB for possible modifications of
IFRS for SMEs.