The Complete Guide to International Financial Reporting Standards Edition 2

Including IAS and Interpretation

December 2007
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    5th December 2007
  • ISBN 9781854183378
  • Language English
  • Pages 272 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9.25"
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Whether finance directors like it or not, IAS is coming and everybody involved in the financial running of a business--not just FD's and account executives but other directors and professional advisers--will have to be up to speed. This book explains the principles of IAS and the accounting and disclosure requirements, and clarifies practical problems of compliance.

Introduction; 1) Summary Objectives and Requirements of the Standards; 2) Statement Formats and Content; 3) Accounting Methods and Conventions; 4) Creative Accounting; 5) Disclosure; 6) Accounting for Groups and Investments; 7) Specialized Industries; 8) Other; 9) Basic Financial Statements and Other Issues.

Ralph Tiffin

Ralph Tiffin is a chartered accountant and has also practiced as a mechanical engineer. Ralph runs his own accountancy practice which has a wide range of successful businesses as clients. The practice has a respected reputation as a management and training consultants. Ralph is an expert in the area of project and capital expenditure appraisal and consultant to a range of international businesses from power and telecom utilities to oil companies, food and paper manufacturing companies and banks. He regularly presents technical update courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and other professional and commercial organizations.