Upcoming IFRS Conference to Address Canadian 2009 Year-End Financial
Disclosures and 2010 Transition Year Requirements

December 3, 2009 web-based conference "IFRS YEAR-END REVIEW: Readiness Assessment for Transition in 2010" to provide Canadian publicly accountable enterprises with a year-end IFRS checkup.

TORONTO, Nov. 17 /CNW/ - To aid those Canadian organisations making the transition to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Issues Central, Inc. is hosting a web-based conference "IFRS YEAR-END REVIEW: Readiness Assessment for Transition in 2010".

The conference date is Thursday, December 3, 2009 and includes industry experts, regulators and professionals from organisations such as the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), Manning Elliott LLP, and Issues Central, Inc.

A total of six sessions are scheduled over the web and cover critical IFRS topics including:

    -   2009 Year-End IFRS Assessment: Are you ready for January 1, 2010?
    -   2009 Annual MD&A Disclosure Requirements and IFRS: CSA Requirements
        and Impact of IASB Updates
    -   Your IFRS Transition Project is Behind - What do you do?
    -   IFRS and NI 52-109 Certifications: Financial Compliance and Testing
        Considerations for 2010
    -   Using IFRS PARTNER to Manage your 2010 GAAP-to-IFRS Financials: The
        Numbers and The Disclosures
    -   IFRS "Jump Start" Solutions for Small Cap Companies

"IFRS is a significant undertaking and transition deadlines are looming." said Catherine Connally, President of Issues Central, Inc. "There are approximately forty-five hundred organisations in Canada that are making the transition from GAAP to IFRS compliant financial reporting by 2011. This includes over thirty-eight hundred firms listed on the TSX(R) and TSX Venture(R) exchanges, as well as several hundred credit unions. The conference agenda and format are designed to help these firms prepare for annual MD&A disclosures related to their IFRS transition activities, as well as to help them gauge their readiness for their 2010 transition year financial reporting with GAAP and IFRS comparative financials and disclosures. The conference speakers bring a depth of experience and perspective to help attendees focus on critical IFRS transition issues for both 2009 and 2010 and to accelerate their project activities."

More information on the conference can be found by visiting the IFRS PARTNER website at www.ifrspartner.com. The cost per attendee is $ 195.00 plus GST. Registration closes on December 2nd at 12pm EST.

About Issues Central, Inc.

Issues Central, Inc. is an international developer of financial compliance and governance software solutions for CFOs and Boards of publicly-traded companies listed on global capital markets. Solutions include the world's first end-to-end GAAP-to-IFRS software product, IFRS PARTNER, that helps companies move through all stages of IFRS transition activities, analysis and related financial information. The company also provides financial compliance solutions designed to facilitate compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and National Instrument 52-109: Certification of Issuer's Annual and Interim Filings. The company has offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary and Vancouver.


For further information: For further information: Charley Best, Vice President, Issues Central, Inc., 1-800-410-6681 ext. 112, charleybest@issuescentral.com

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