John Hughes, CPA, CA

John is an accounting and financial reporting consultant, and director of Accounting Standards at MSCM LLP. John was manager, Corporate Finance for over six years at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), with particular involvement in the OSC's continuous disclosure review program and related policy matters. Apart from International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), his areas of emphasis and expertise include (MD&A), corporate governance, disclosure controls and procedures, executive compensation, and regulatory compliance generally. He is a frequent presenter and writer on these topics and others (including regular commentary at, was co-editor (for Deloitte Canada) of the CCH publication iGAAP: IFRS for Canada and is the author of IFRS Literacy: Understanding the new Financial Statements, published by CCH in October 2010.