Ind AS 112, Disclosure of Interests in Other Entities (complete details)

Ind AS 112

Ind AS 112, Disclosure of Interests in Other Entities: The objective of Ind AS 112 is to require an entity to disclose information that enables users of its financial statements to evaluate:

  • the nature of, and risks associated with, its interests in other entities; and
  • the effects of those interests on its financial position, financial performance and cash

The Standard shall be applied by an entity that has an  interest  in  a subsidiary, a joint arrangement (i.e., joint operation or joint venture), an associate or an unconsolidated structured entity.

Significant judgements and assumptions

Ind AS 112 requires that an entity shall disclose information about signi ficant judgements and assumptions it has made (and changes to those judgements and assumptions) in determining:

  • that it has control of another entity;
  • that it has joint control of an arrangement or significant influence over another entity; and
  • the type of joint arrangement (i.e., joint operation or joint  venture)  when the arrangement has been structured through  a  separate

Investment entity status under Ind AS 112

When a parent determines that it is an  investment entity in accordance with Ind AS 110, the investment entity shall disclose information about significant judgements and assumptions it has made in determining that it is an

investment entity. If the investment entity does not have one or more of the typical characteristics of an investment entity, it shall disclose its reasons for concluding that it is nevertheless an investment entity.

When an entity becomes, or ceases to be, an investment entity, it shall  disclose the change of investment entity status and the reasons for the  change. In addition, an entity that becomes an investment  entity  shall  disclose the effect of the change of status on the financial statements for the period presented, including:

  • the total fair value, as of the date of change of status, of the  subsidiaries that cease to be consolidated;
  • the total gain or loss, if any, calculated in accordance with Ind AS 110; and
  • the line item(s) in profit or loss in which the gain or loss is  recognised  (if not presented separately).

Interest in Subsidiaries

Ind AS 112 requires that an entity should disclose information that enables users of its consolidated financial statements:-

  • to understand:
    • the composition of the group; and
    • the interest that non-controlling interests have in the group’s activities and cash flows; and
  • to evaluate:
    • the nature and extent of significant restrictions on its ability to access or use assets, and settle liabilities, of the group;
    • the nature of, and changes in, the risks associated with its interests in consolidated structured entities;
    • the consequences of changes in its ownership interest in a subsidiary that do not result in a loss of control; and
    • the consequences of losing control of a subsidiary during the reporting

Interest in unconsolidated subsidiaries (investment entities)

Ind AS 112 requires that an investment entity that, in accordance with Ind AS 110, is required to apply the exception  to  consolidation and instead account for its investment in a subsidiary at fair value through profit or loss should  disclose that fact.

For each unconsolidated subsidiary, an investment entity shall disclose:

  • the subsidiary’s name;
  • the principal place of business (and country of incorporation if different from the principal place of business) of the subsidiary; and
  • the proportion of ownership interest held by the investment entity and,  if different, the proportion of voting rights

If an investment entity is the parent of another investment entity, the parent shall also provide  the above  disclosures for investments that are controlled by its investment entity subsidiary.

An investment entity is required to  make disclosures  regarding  the nature and extent of any significant restrictions on the ability of an unconsolidated subsidiary to transfer funds to the investment entity in the form of cash dividends or to repay loans or advances made to the unconsolidated  subsidiary by the investment entity and any  current  commitments  or intentions to provide financial or other support to an  unconsolidated subsidiary, etc.

Interest in joint arrangements and associates

Ind AS 112 requires that an entity should disclose information that enables users of its financial statements to evaluate:

  • the nature, extent and financial effects of its interests in joint arrangements and associates, including the nature and effects of its contractual relationship with the other investors with joint control of, or significant influence over, joint arrangements and associates; and
  • the nature of, and changes in, the risks associated with its interests in joint ventures and

Interests in unconsolidated structured entities

Ind AS 112 also requires that an entity should disclose information that enables users of its financial statements:

  • to understand the nature and extent of its interests in unconsolidated structured entities; and
  • to evaluate the nature of, and changes in, the risks associated with its interests in unconsolidated structured

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