Grant Thornton Feed: Privately held business Keep informed, subscribe to our feed and get our latest updates. 2011-11-16T12:00:00-05:00 Grant Thornton Canada http://www.grantthornton.ca Winners of the 2017 Leadership Awards urn:uuid:-resources-insights-reports-2017LeadershipAwards_WinnersSpread.pdf 2017-06-09T10:52:55-05:00 In April Food in Canada and Grant Thornton announced the winners of the 2017 Leadership Awards. Here are the presentations for four of the award winners. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/reports/2017LeadershipAwards_WinnersSpread.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Manufacturers' Outlook 2017 urn:uuid:-resources-insights-reports-2017OUTLOOKvDe8FINALRev.pdf 2016-12-14T14:13:07-05:00 Read the results of the industry survey - conducted by PLANT Magazine and sponsored by Grant Thornton - which provides insights into business optimism for 2017, exporting, strategy, innovation, cyber-security, productivity and so much more… <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/reports/2017OUTLOOKvDe8FINALRev.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Exporting your way to successful growth urn:uuid:-resources-insights-reports-36-37_GTStory-final.pdf 2016-12-13T10:16:28-05:00 This article by Mitchell Osak appears in the November/December 2016 issue of Food in Canada magazine and provides food and beverage processors with insights on exporting as a strategic way to maintain growth. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/reports/36-37_GTStory-final.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Top strategies for growing your business abroad urn:uuid:-resources-insights-reports-CMO_Oct16_Export Insights_LR.pdf 2016-11-22T12:43:44-05:00   <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/reports/CMO_Oct16_Export Insights_LR.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Focus on growth urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-ClientThinkshops_whitepaper.pdf 2016-08-22T16:54:16-05:00   <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/ClientThinkshops_whitepaper.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Tyranny of the immediate urn:uuid:-resources-insights-articles-Tyranny article from PLNT_APR16-(DE)(1).pdf 2016-04-11T09:05:47-05:00 Tyranny of the immediate: how to avoid it and expand globally, By Mitchell Osak, PLANT Magazine April 2016 <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/articles/Tyranny article from PLNT_APR16-(DE)(1).pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Cash flow - Oil and Gas Article urn:uuid:-resources-insights-articles-Cash_flow_Oil_and_Gas_Article.pdf 2015-02-25T14:09:29-05:00   <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/articles/Cash_flow_Oil_and_Gas_Article.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> En bref: Nouveautés en comptabilité (janvier 2015) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-accounting_standards_developments-Flash publication JAN 2015 FRENCH.pdf 2015-01-30T15:12:46-05:00 Les bulletins En bref offrent un condensé des plus récentes nouvelles et publications provenant des normalisateurs en ce qui a trait aux normes comptables pour les entreprises à capital fermé (NCECF), les organismes sans but lucratif (OSBL) et les régimes de retraite. Les Normes internationales d’information financière (IFRS) ne sont pas abordées dans les bulletins En bref, mais nous publions des Bulletins de nouvelles sur les IFRS, entièrement consacrés aux nouveautés en matière d’IFRS, ainsi que des Alertes de votre conseiller, qui traitent de sujets spécifiques importants. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/accounting_standards_developments/Flash publication JAN 2015 FRENCH.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Flash bulletin: Accounting News (January 2015) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-accounting_standards_developments-Flash publication Jan 2015 FINAL.pdf 2015-01-30T15:09:21-05:00 Flash bulletins provide a summary of the most recent news and publications from standard setters on accounting standards for private enterprises (ASPE), not-for-profit organizations (NFPO) and pension plans. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are not covered by the Flash bulletins, but we issue IFRS Newsletters, dedicated exclusively to new IFRS developments, and Adviser Alerts on specific topics of importance. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/accounting_standards_developments/Flash publication Jan 2015 FINAL.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Redeemable preferred shares issued in a tax planning arrangement (exposure draft issued) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Grant Thornton Adviser_alert_Preferred_shares_issued_in_a_tax_planning_arrangement.pdf 2014-11-19T14:56:16-05:00 On October 1, 2014, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) issued an exposure draft (ED) pertaining to Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) which proposes significant revisions to the accounting for redeemable preferred shares issued in a tax planning arrangement under specific sections of the Canadian Income Tax Act (ITA). <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Grant Thornton Adviser_alert_Preferred_shares_issued_in_a_tax_planning_arrangement.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Actions privilégiées rachetables émises à titre de mesure de planification fiscale (exposé-sondage publié) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Alerte de votre conseiller_Expose-sondage actions privilegiees rachetables_sans suivi des modifications.pdf 2014-11-11T10:31:12-05:00 Le 1er octobre 2014, le Conseil des normes comptables du Canada (CNC) a publié un exposé-sondage relatif aux Normes comptables pour les entreprises à capital fermé (NCECF), qui propose d’importantes révisions à la comptabilisation des actions privilégiées rachetables émises à titre de mesure de planification fiscale dans le cadre des dispositions prévues à certains articles spécifiés de la Loi de l’impôt sur le revenu (Canada) (L.I.R.). <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Alerte de votre conseiller_Expose-sondage actions privilegiees rachetables_sans suivi des modifications.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Bulletin de nouvelles sur les IFRS—Numero special Produits (juin 2014) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-accounting_standards_developments-Bulletin_IFRS _SpEcial_juin_2014.pdf 2014-07-14T16:54:36-05:00 Après plus de cinq ans consacrés à son élaboration, l’IASB et|,|le FASB ont finalement publié leur nouvelle norme convergente|,|sur la comptabilisation des produits des activités ordinaires (ciaprès|,|« produits »), l’IFRS 15 Produits des activités ordinaires|,|tirés des contrats avec des clients. L’IFRS 15 remplace l’IAS 18|,|Produits des activités ordinaires et l’IAS 11 Contrats de|,|construction et aura une incidence sur la quasi-totalité des|,|entités génératrices de produits qui appliquent les IFRS. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/accounting_standards_developments/Bulletin_IFRS _SpEcial_juin_2014.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> En bref: Nouveautés en comptabilité (mai 2014) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-accounting_standards_developments-En bref_Mai_2014_FINAL.pdf 2014-06-10T14:43:56-05:00 Les bulletins En bref offrent un condensé des plus récentes nouvelles et publications provenant des normalisateurs en ce qui a trait aux normes comptables pour les entreprises à capital fermé (NCECF), les organismes sans but lucratif (OSBL) et les régimes de retraite. Les Normes internationales d’information financière (IFRS) ne sont pas abordées dans les bulletins En bref, mais nous publions des Bulletins de nouvelles sur les IFRS, entièrement consacrés aux nouveautés en matière d’IFRS, ainsi que des Alertes de votre conseiller, qui traitent de sujets spécifiques importants. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/accounting_standards_developments/En bref_Mai_2014_FINAL.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Flash bulletin: Accounting News (May 2014) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-accounting_standards_developments-Flash_June 2014_Final.pdf 2014-06-10T14:43:06-05:00 Flash bulletins provide a summary of the most recent news and publications from standard setters on accounting standards for private enterprises (ASPE), not-for-profit organizations (NFPO) and pension plans. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are not covered by the Flash bulletins, but we issue IFRS Newsletters, dedicated exclusively to new IFRS developments, and Adviser Alerts on specific topics of importance. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/accounting_standards_developments/Flash_June 2014_Final.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Private enterprises and not-for-profit entities - Amendments to Sections 1500 and 1501 urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Adviser_alert-Private_enterprises_and_not-for-profi_ entities-Amendments_to_Sections_1500_and_1501.pdf 2014-06-09T15:37:41-05:00 In their January 11, 2012 decision summary the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) approved two amendments impacting both Section 1500 First-time adoption in Part II and Section 1501 First-time adoption by not-for-profit organizations in Part III. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Adviser_alert-Private_enterprises_and_not-for-profi_ entities-Amendments_to_Sections_1500_and_1501.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Employee future benefits exposure draft urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Adviser_alert-Employee_future_benefits_exposure_draft.pdf 2014-06-09T15:36:51-05:00 The Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) issued an exposure draft (ED) for Section 3462 Employee future benefits, which if issued will replace the current standard, Section 3461, of the same name. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Adviser_alert-Employee_future_benefits_exposure_draft.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> 2012 Annual Improvements to ASPE urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Adviser Alert - 2012 Annual Improvements to ASPE.pdf 2014-06-09T15:22:25-05:00 In March 2012, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) issued an Exposure Draft (ED): 2012 Improvements to Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises. This has been issued as part of the annual improvements process that will amend accounting standards for private enterprises (ASPE) to clarify guidance or wording and to correct for unintended consequences, conflicts or oversights. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Adviser Alert - 2012 Annual Improvements to ASPE.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Discontinued operations exposure draft urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Adviser_alert_Discontinued_operations_exposure.pdf 2014-06-09T15:20:50-05:00 The Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) issued an exposure draft (ED) proposing to modify Section 3475 Disposal of long-lived assets and discontinued operations. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Adviser_alert_Discontinued_operations_exposure.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> ASPE Handbook Update urn:uuid:-resources-insights-adviser_alerts-Adviser_alert_ASPE_Handbook_Update.pdf 2014-06-09T15:18:02-05:00 In October 2012, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) updated the Handbook for amendments approved from the 2012 Improvements to Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises Exposure Draft (ED), including additional amendments resulting from comments received on the ED. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/adviser_alerts/Adviser_alert_ASPE_Handbook_Update.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> New development summary: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for Private Enterprises (PEGAAP) urn:uuid:-resources-insights-accounting_standards_developments-NDS_2010_01_PE_GAAP_February_2010.pdf 2014-06-09T15:00:49-05:00 A Grant Thornton publication that outlines the significant changes from existing Canadian accounting standards applied by private enterprises and provides an overview of what the transition to PEGAAP will entail. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/accounting_standards_developments/NDS_2010_01_PE_GAAP_February_2010.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a>