international accounting ch03_pp

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Choi/Meek, 6/e 1 International Accounting, 6/e Frederick D.S. Choi Gary K. Meek Chapter 3: Comparative Accounting: Europe
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Choi/Meek, 6/e 2 IFRS in the European Union Starting in 2005, all EU-listed companies must follow IFRS in their consolidated financial statements. Generally, IFRS consolidated statements are permitted for non-listed companies. Requirements for individual company financial statements vary – IFRS may be required, allowed, or prohibited.
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Choi/Meek, 6/e 3
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Choi/Meek, 6/e 4 IFRS (contin) IFRS are based on fair presentation principles IFRS may be overridden in rare circumstances to achieve fair presentation Accounting measurements Business combinations – purchase accounting Goodwill – annual impairments test Investments in associates – equity method Translation of financial statements of foreign operations – functional currency concept Assets valued at historical cost or fair value Research costs – expensed; development costs – capitalized LIFO not allowed Finance leases
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