Wellcom_FY11-Financial-Report

Gains or losses arising from de recognition of an

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Unformatted text preview: ble. If not, the change in the useful life assessment from indefinite to finite is accounted for as a change in an accounting estimate and is thus accounted for on a prospective basis. Gains or losses arising from de-recognition of an intangible asset are measured as the difference between the net disposal proceeds and the carrying amount of the asset and are recognised in profit or loss when the asset is derecognised. p) Goodwill Goodwill acquired in a business combination is initially measured at cost, representing the excess of the cost of acquisition over the net fair value of the identifiable assets, liabilities and contingent liabilities acquired. Goodwill is recognised as an asset and not amortised, but tested for impairment annually and more frequently if there is an indication that the carrying amount may be impaired. For the purpose of impairment testing, goodwill acquired in a business combination is, from the acquisition date, allocated to each of the Group's cash-generating units, or groups of cash-generating uni...
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