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English to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Accounting
English term or phrase:IFRS
I am proofing a company's annual report at the moment and the client is insisting that I use IFRSs, instead of my normal IFRS. Isn't it the case that IFRS stands for International Financial Reporting Standards, and is therefore already in the plural form, in which case there is no need to add an extra s?
IFRS is the "new" version of IAS (to put it very roughly). IAS stands for International Accounting Standards. I have also seen IASs used, and I have seen quite some level of debate as to whether that last little s is actually needed. However, at the end of the day I think it's a matter of taste and some people prefer to write it that way.
Alison Schwitzgebel France Local time: 06:13 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English, German