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Dell does not have any accumulated goodwill

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Unformatted text preview: . Further, no triggering events have transpired since July 30, 2010, that would indicate a potential impairment of goodwill as of January 28, 2011. Dell does not have any accumulated goodwill impairment charges as of January 28, 2011. The goodwill adjustments are primarily the result of contingent purchase price considerations related to prior period acquisitions and the effects of foreign currency fluctuations. Intangible Assets spi2532X_appB_B1-B24.indd B-13 spi2532X_appB_B1-B24.indd B-13 1/20/12 4:20 PM 1/20/12 4:20 PM Confirming Pages B-14 APPENDIX B Dell Annual Report (selected pages) Warranty liability: Deferred extended warranty revenue: Note 10 is not included in Appendix B, but is available in the 2011 Dell Annual Report at Lease Commitments Purchase Obligations Restricted Cash Legal Matters spi2532X_appB_B1-B24.indd B-14 spi2532X_appB_B1-B24.indd B-14 1/20/12 4:20 PM 1/20/12 4:20 PM Confirming Pages APPENDIX B Dell Annual Report (selected pages) B-15 DELL INC. NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued) SEC Investigation and Related Settlements — In August 2005, the SEC initiated an inquiry into certain of Dell's accounting and financial reporting matters and requested that Dell provide certain documents. The SEC expanded that inquiry in June 2006 and entered a formal order of investigation in October 2006. In August 2006, because of potential issues identified in the course of responding to the SEC's requests for information, Dell's Audit Committee, on the recommendation of management and in consultation with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Dell's independent registered public accounting firm, initiated an independent investigation into certain accounting and financial reporting matters, which was completed in the third quarter of Fiscal 2008. Dell subsequently restated its annual and interim financial statements for Fiscal 2003, Fiscal 2004, Fiscal 2005, Fiscal 2006, and the first quarter of Fiscal 2007. Securities Litigation — Four putative securities class actions filed between September 13, 2006, and January 31, 2007, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, against Dell and certain of its current and fo...
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