MASB issues amendments to Share-based Payment Standards
The Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) has today issued amendments to MFRS 2 Share-based Payment with regards to classification and measurement of share-based payment transactions (the Amendments). The Amendments is word-for-word the Amendments to IFRS 2 issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
The Amendments provides specific guidance on how to account for the following situations:
(a) the effects of vesting and non-vesting conditions on the measurement of cash-settled share-based payments;
(b) share-based payment transactions with a net settlement feature for withholding tax obligations; and
(c) a modification to the terms and conditions of a share-based payment that changes the classification of the transaction from cash-settled to equity-settled.
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