Significant influence is the ability to participate

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Unformatted text preview: ol over those policies. In general, significant influence is presumed to exist when the Company has between 20% and 50% of voting power. Significant influence may also be evidenced by factors such as the Company’s representation on the board of directors, participation in policy -making of the investee, material transactions with the investee, interchange of managerial personnel, or the provision of essential technical information. Associates are equity accounted for from the effective date of commencement of significant influence to the date that the company ceases to have significant influence. Results of associates are equity accounted for using the results of their most recent audited annual financial statements or interim financial statements, as applicable. Losses from associates are recognized in the consolidated financial statements until the interest in the associate is written down to nil. Thereafter, losses are recognized only to the extent that the Company is committed to providing financial support to such associates. The carrying value of the investment in an associate represents the cost of the investment, including goodwill, a share of the post-acquisition retained earnings and losses, accumulated other comprehensive income (“AOCI”) and any impairment losses. At the end of each reporting period, th e Company assesses whether there is any objective evidence that its investments in associates are impaired. ii. Functional and presentation currency The functional and presentation currency of the Company is the United States dollar. Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are translated into the United States dollar as follows: Non-monetary assets and liabilities are translated at historical exchange rates prevailing at each transaction date; FS10 Monetary assets and liabilities are translated at the rates of exchange at the consolidated balance sheet date; Revenue and expenses are translated at the exchange rate at the date of the transaction, except depreciation, depletion and amortization, which are translated at the rates of exchange applicable to the related assets, and share-based compensation expense, which is translated at the rates of exchange applicable at the date of grant of the share-based compensation; and KINROSS GOLD 2012 ANNUAL REPORT Exchange gains and losses on translation are included in earnings. When the gain or loss on certain non-monetary items, such as long-term investments classified as available-for-sale,...
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