[IFRS 10:5-6; IFRS 10:8] An investor controls an investee if and only if the investor has all of the following elements: [IFRS 10:7] Power arises from rights. Such returns must have the potential to vary as a result of the investee's performance and can be positive, negative, or both.[IFRS ] A parent must not only have power over an investee and exposure or rights to variable returns from its involvement with the investee, a parent must also have the ability to use its power over the investee to affect its returns from its involvement with the investee. When assessing whether an investor controls an investee an investor with decision-making rights determines whether it acts as principal or as an agent of other parties.transactions with owners in their capacity as owners).
Where an entity meets the definition of an 'investment entity' (see above), it does not consolidate its subsidiaries, or apply IFRS 3 Business Combinations when it obtains control of another entity.
[IFRS ] An entity is required to consider all facts and circumstances when assessing whether it is an investment entity, including its purpose and design.
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IFRS 10 provides that an investment entity should have the following typical characteristics [IFRS ]: The absence of any of these typical characteristics does not necessarily disqualify an entity from being classified as an investment entity.
An investment entity is required to measure an investment in a subsidiary at fair value through profit or loss in accordance with IFRS 9 Financial Instruments or IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement.
[IFRS ] A reporting entity attributes the profit or loss and each component of other comprehensive income to the owners of the parent and to the non-controlling interests.