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Use one of the Internet search engines to do the following:
a. Visit Intel’s (www.intel.com) and Microsoft’s (www.microsoft.com)
home pages and review their ﬁnancial statements, including their auditors’ reports.
b. Search the web for the home page of a non-U.S. company and review its
ﬁnancial statements, including its auditor’s report. For example, BMW’s
home page (www.bmwgroup.com) allows a visitor to download the
ﬁnancial statements as a .pdf ﬁle. Identify the auditing standards followed by the company’s auditors. 26/05/11 9:24 PM Conﬁrming Pages Chapter 1 An Introduction to Assurance and Financial Statement Auditing 31 c. Compare the standard U.S. audit report with the audit report for the
non-U.S. company (e.g., BMW). Note that in some cases, non-U.S.based companies’ reports use a U.S. audit report.
d. Visit the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov), and ﬁnd the link for EdgarScan.
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2012 for the course ACCT 564 at Washington University in St. Louis.