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Recommendations on accounting for financial instruments and similar items

Joint Working Group of Standard Setters.

Recommendations on accounting for financial instruments and similar items

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Published by Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Financial instruments -- Accounting -- Standards.,
  • Accounting -- Standards.,
  • Negotiable instruments -- Accounting -- Standards.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFinancial instruments and similar items
    StatementJoint Working Group of Standard Setters.
    SeriesFinancial accounting series -- no. 215-A, Special report / Financial Accounting Standards Board, Special report (Financial Accounting Standards Board)
    ContributionsFinancial Accounting Standards Board.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, vi, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20705225M

    It has announced the imminent issuance of an exposure draft on a new audit standard on fraud the third in five yearsproviding more specific guidance than currently found in SAS no. In recent years, IFRIC has received requests for interpretation on a variety of topics, including financial instruments, revenue recognition, employee benefits, share-based payments, business combinations, consolidations, intangible assets and income taxes. Consulting services revenue is recognized as services are rendered, generally based on the negotiated hourly rate in the consulting arrangement and the number of hours worked during the period. Due to the short comment deadline, we do not have sufficient data to provide adequate input, which makes it difficult to determine whether this proposed Standard would work in practice. On October 22 Enron announced the SEC was looking into the related party transactions between Enron and the partnerships owned by Fastow, who was fired two days later.

    These three rules are: Basic accounting principles and guidelines: These 10 guidelines separate an organization's transactions from the personal transactions of its owners, standardize currency units used in reports, and explicitly disclose the time periods covered by specific reports. Investments through which we are not able to exercise significant influence over the investee and which do not have readily determinable fair values are accounted for under the cost method. Significant divergence in practice existing or emerging. We value the Level 3 corporate bonds using internally developed valuation models, inputs to which include interest rate curves, credit spreads, stock prices, and volatilities. Principle of utmost good faith: All involved parties are assumed to be acting honestly.

    The company can also sell leveraged assets to the SPE and book a profit. It is possible that a single instrument is issued that contains both debt and equity elements. The Great Depression ina financial catastrophe which caused years of hardship for millions of Americans, was primarily attributed to faulty and manipulative reporting practices among businesses. In recent years, IFRIC has received requests for interpretation on a variety of topics, including financial instruments, revenue recognition, employee benefits, share-based payments, business combinations, consolidations, intangible assets and income taxes. Thanks to the young consultant, the company created both a new product and a new paradigm for the industry—the energy derivative. If it had a positive net present value NPV it could get done.


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In July of that year Enron and Blockbuster announced a deal to provide video on demand to customers throughout the world via high-speed Internet lines.

Product Warranty We provide for the estimated costs of fulfilling our obligations under hardware and software warranties at the time the related revenue is recognized. All entities that have financial instruments would be affected by the proposed ASU.

In March Enron and Blockbuster announced the cancellation of their video-on-demand deal. It also includes checklists and other tools for auditors to use in gathering evidence and disclosing related party transactions.

What is a financial instrument?

Display advertising revenue is recognized as advertisements are displayed. Of interest to many prospective users of IFRS is the tax impact of this international change.

Derivative instruments are recognized as either assets or liabilities and are measured at fair value. The Enron case is a dream for academics who conduct research and teach. Throughout the spring and summer, risky deals Enron had made in underperforming investments of various kinds began to unravel, causing it to suffer a huge cash shortfall.

Responses to the Supplementary Document The comment deadline for this SD was April 1,and the responses received to date show the differences in the perspective of those entities that report using U. This article will consider the accounting for equity instruments and financial liabilities.

Once a decline in fair value is determined to be other-than-temporary, an impairment charge is recorded to other income expense and a new cost basis in the investment is established. The carrying amount of the asset is reduced, either directly or through use of an allowance account.

Duncan, partner in charge of the Enron engagement, placed four other partners on leave and replaced the entire management team of the Houston office.

What Was the Impairment Proposal?

What is GAAP?

We categorize each of our fair value measurements in one of these three levels based on the lowest level input that is significant to the fair value measurement in its entirety.

An environment of cooperation between the SEC and registrants that encourages public companies and their auditors to seek advice on disclosure issues in advance.

Several other Andersen partners testified that Duncan and his staff acted in violation of firm policy. Thus, the issue of a bond debenture creates a financial liability as the monies received will have to be repaid, while the issue of ordinary shares will create an equity instrument.

Compounding the problem toward the end was the precipitous fall in the value of Enron stock. Those include management characteristics, industry conditions and operating characteristics of the company. In determining which questions might be appropriate for IFRIC to consider, the committee applies Recommendations on accounting for financial instruments and similar items book agenda criteria, as follows: Widespread and practical relevance of issue.

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