Ifrs In A Global World

Author: Didier Bensadon
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319282255
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This book, dedicated to Prof. Jacques Richard, is about the economic, political, social and even environmental consequences of setting accounting standards, with emphasis on those that are alleged to be precipitated by the adoption and implementation of IFRS. The authors offer their reasoned critiques of the effectiveness of IFRS in promoting genuine global comparability of financial reporting. The editors of this collection have invited authors from 17 countries, so that a great variety of accounting, auditing and regulatory cultures, and educational perspectives, is amply on display in their essays.

The Routledge Companion To Critical Accounting

Author: Robin Roslender
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131768673X
Size: 45.72 MB
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The field of critical accounting has expanded rapidly since its inception and has become recognised?as offering a wealth of provocative insights in the wake of the global financial crisis. It is now firmly embedded within accounting literature and in how accounting is taught. Surveying the evolving field of Critical Accounting, including theory, ethics, history, development and sustainability, this Companion presents key debates in the field, providing a comprehensive overview. Incorporating interdisciplinary perspectives on accounting, the volume concludes by considering new directions in which critical accounting research may travel. With an international array of established and respected contributors, this Routledge Companion is a vital resource for students and researchers across the world.

Accounting And Auditing Practices In Africa

Author: Mariaan Roos
Publisher: AFRICAN SUN MeDIA
ISBN: 1928357431
Size: 49.22 MB
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This book comprises nine chapters drawn from the papers presented at the fourth annual conference of the African Accounting and Finance Association which took place in Somerset West, South Africa in 2014. The chapters address a number of aspects of accounting, ranging from the adoption of IFRS for SMEs in Africa, the compliance by SMEs with IFRS for SMEs in Ghana, the provision of finance to small businesses, drivers of corporate failures, financial regulations, the audit of casinos, the auditors’ report and investment decisions, the role of government audit committees, and audit fees and audit quality.

The Routledge Companion To Accounting Reporting And Regulation

Author: Carien van Mourik
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136243496
Size: 80.13 MB
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Financial accounting, reporting and regulation is a vast subject area of huge global importance, with interest rising significantly in the light of the ongoing global financial crisis. The authors begin with a broad overview of the subject of accounting, setting the stage for a discussion on the theoretical and practical issues and debates regarding financial reporting, which are expanded on in the second part of the book. This includes how to define the reporting entity, recognition and measurement of the elements of financial statements, fair values in financial reporting and the costs and benefits of disclosure. The third part assesses the interest, need and theories behind the accounting, reporting and regulation industry, while parts four and five look at the institutional, social and economic aspects; with issues such as accounting for environmental management and, accounting regulation and financial reporting in Islamic countries, both issues of ever increasing importance. This authoritative Companion presents a broad overview of the state of these disciplines today, and will provide a comprehensive reference source for students and academics involved in accounting, regulation and reporting.

The Role Of The State And Accounting Transparency

Author: Mohammad Nurunnabi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317017145
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Dr Mohammad Nurunnabi examines the factors that affect the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in developing countries and answers these specific research questions: - What is the relative impact of accounting regulatory frameworks and politico-institutional factors on the implementation of IFRS in developing countries? - How do cultural factors affect said implementation? - How does a study of implementing IFRS help to build an understanding of a theory of the role of the state in accounting change in developing countries? This follows a mixed methodology approach, in which interviews are conducted, IFRS-related enforcement documents and annual reports are evaluated. More than 138 countries have adopted IFRS, yet the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) does not provide an implementation index. Financial reporting varies by country, even within the area of the world that has apparently adopted IFRS and Nurunnabi offers an important viewpoint that considers the issues of IFRS implementation from various perspectives. This is an invaluable resource for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students, policy makers (at local, regional and international level) namely the IASB, World Bank, IMF, practitioners and users, giving them the necessary insight into the financial reporting environment and the state’s attitude towards accounting transparency. Most importantly, this book contributes to military and democratic political regimes and the Max Weberian view of the theory of the role of the state’s attitude towards accounting transparency.

Achieving Global Convergence Of Financial Reporting Standards

Author: Christopher Patel
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780524439
Size: 44.14 MB
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This research monograph examines whether International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are interpreted and applied in a consistent manner within and across countries, and questions the implicit assumption that accounting convergence will automatically lead to comparability in financial reporting.

Finance The Discreet Regulator

Author: I. Huault
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137033606
Size: 73.85 MB
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The financial sector is the talk of the global village. This book highlights that, before asserting that the institutions of the financial sector deserve to be regulated, one should consider that these very institutions are themselves the discreet regulators of the markets where their activity takes place.

Accounting For Managers

Author: Paul M. Collier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111900294X
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"This updated and revised fourth edition of Accounting for Managers builds on the international success of the previous editions in explaining how accounting is used by non-financial managers. Emphasizing the interpretation rather than the construction of accounting information, Accounting for Managers encourages a critical, rather than an unthinking acceptance of accounting techniques. Whilst immensely valuable for planning, decision-making and control, users of accounting information need to recognize the assumptions behind, and the limitations of particular accounting techniques"--