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Unformatted text preview: er a heading labeled “investor relations.” 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. Find, download, and print the auditor’s report for a...
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