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INTERNATIONAL

A European private-sector financial reporting advisory group will offer technical guidance on use of the IASB’s international accounting standards ( www.fee.be/secretariat/pressreleases.htm ).

The IASB publishes draft interpretations to clarify the international accounting standards approach to business combinations, disclosure, reporting currency, revenue and intangible assets. Comments are due by September 10 ( www.iasb.org.uk/cmt/0001.asp ).

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