Research Paper On International Financial Reporting Standards

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  • International Financial Reporting Standards

    This 12 page paper considers how and why it was determined by the AASB that international financial reporting standards should be adopted in Australia. The paper considers the development of A-IFRS and looks at the benefits and the potential problems of the adoption of international standards. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • International Accounting Convergence; IFRS and US GAAP

    This 6 page paper examines the potential of international accounting standards considering the advantages and disadvantages of harmonisation and the specific challenges and barriers that exist preventing the US from adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The paper start of a general overview of the implications for harmonisation and then considers the specific difficulties the US would face moving from a rules-based system to a principles-based system. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting

    This 5 page paper discusses the difference between financial and managerial accounting and the types of reports prepared by financial and managerial accountants; the types of business decisions that might be made using the two types of accounting; and it outlines the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) ethical standards and describes what sort of actions might constitute violations of these standards in the healthcare setting. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • International Financial Reporting Standards and US GAAP

    A new set of global financial reporting standards has been developed. This essay focuses on standard 13 which addresses measuring the fair value of assets and liabilities. Examples compare the IFRS 13 standard to GAAP fair value. The essay comments on Pfizer and whether or not IFRS 13 would affect them. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • The Adoption of IFRS in Australia

    This 5 page paper looks at the adoption of the International Financial Reporting Standards in Australia, known as the A-IFRS. Adopted in 2005 the move was controversial, this paper looks at the historical move towards their adoption as well as the challenges, advantages and disadvantages seen in their adoption. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

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