From the Companies Act of 1929 to the Companies Act of 1948 RLE Accounting

Author: Paul Bircher
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134609167
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The accounting provisions of the Companies Act 1948 (CA48) represented a major change from the provisions of preceding company legislation, the Companies Act 1929 (CA29). CA48 contained radically different accounting and auditing provisions from those of any previous enactment and represented a substantial stride forward in generally accepted accounting standards. Until the publication of this book the explanation of the changes in CA48 was one that had remained relatively unexplored. This book examines the historical process which brought these regulatory changes about.

European Financial Reporting

Author: J. Flower
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230628109
Format: PDF, Kindle
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European Financial Reporting analyses the revolution that is currently taking place in the financial reporting of the major European companies, following the European Union's decision that from they must present their accounts according to the IASB's standards. The book covers both the theory of financial reporting and its practice at both national and international level. It covers the very latest developments in the EU and the IASB with a detailed analysis of the impact of the Enron scandal.

Unlocking Company Law

Author: Susan McLaughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138609631
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unlocking Company Lawis accessible and precise, and is the ideal resource for learning and revising Company Law. The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter contains: * aims and objectives; * activities such as self-test questions; * charts of key facts to consolidate your knowledge; * diagrams to aid memory and understanding; * prominently displayed cases and judgments; * chapter summaries; * a glossary of legal terminology; * essay questions with answer plans. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.

Research Methods in Accounting

Author: Malcolm Smith
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526415755
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Designed specifically for accounting students and researchers, Research Methods in Accounting is a unique text used by over 10,000 students that provides a thorough understanding of the research process. Using practical and real life examples from industry, it outlines the relevant methods that can be applied and offers a dedicated chapter on publishing your research. New to this edition: New examples and updated content on the use of archival methods and accounting processes A new section on mixed methods research Expanded coverage of structural equation modelling and partial least-squares analysis Further discussion on the topic of theoretical foundations when choosing between research methods Suitable for students at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as accounting research practitioners.

Financial Reporting to Employees RLE Accounting

Author: Lee D. Parker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317974182
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book introduces accountants and managers to an historical perspective of corporate financial reporting to employees. It presents a resource for research and practice based upon a literature that for its pre-1970 decades has been largely unfamiliar to contemporary educators, researchers and practitioners alike. In addition the pieces not only provide an historical view of issues and arguments, but of actual reporting practice and audience responses. For the students and researcher, these readings offer a first-hand glimpse into the intentions of employee report producers, the critiques of observers at the time, and the requirements of employees in some instances. For report producers, managers and accountants, it reveals some of the reporting traditions that we have inherited today as well as reporting practices that have already been recommended, tried and tested in the past. The readings selected cover a sixty year period from the 1920s through to the close of the 1970s, with the exception of the first contribution by Lewis, Parker and Sutcliffe (1984) that serves as the historical overview and analysis for the whole text.

Relevant Accounting Concepts and Applications RLE Accounting

Author: Harvey S. Hendrickson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134748531
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C. Rufus Rorem, (1894-1988) was a pioneer in the development of group medical insurance and pre-paid health care. At the time the concepts were radical, but in 1937 he became head of the American Hospital Association's committee on hospital services, which fostered the first prepaid hospitalization plans in New York and other cities, followed in the 1940's by doctors' group practice. This collection includes out of print and difficult to access primary and secondary sources on Rorem’s work, including his 1929 dissertation which presents his major, and still relevant writings on financial accounting theory and practice in a comprehensive, integrated context.

Law and Practice of Investment Treaties

Author: Andrew Paul Newcombe
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041123512
Format: PDF, ePub
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Foreign investors enjoy the protection of a vast network of international investment agreements (IIAs) supplemented by the general rules of international law. Under IIAs, states must accord foreign investors substantive standards of promotion and protection. In addition, IIAs provide an investor-state arbitration mechanism that allows foreign investors to enforce these standards against host states. In response to disputes arising under the IIA regime, since the early 1990s a significant body of arbitral jurisprudence has developed. This book provides a comprehensive and systematic explanation of these standards of treatment, taking into account developments in treaty practice and arbitral jurisprudence. Where possible, the authors critically examine the applicable principles emerging from treaty practice and jurisprudence. The book focuses on the substantive protections accorded to foreign investors and investments. Among the many specific issues and topics that arise in the course of the analysis are the following: the origins and evolution of the international investment treaty framework; the interaction between international and national law in the resolution of IIA disputes and the interpretation of IIAs; the role IIAs play in investment liberalization and their interaction with other areas of international economic law; the relationship between treaty and customary international law standards; the development of norms of non-discrimination and minimum standards of treatment, including fair and equitable treatment; the meaning of expropriation and conditions for lawful expropriations; the rules relating to transfer of funds, performance requirements and transparency; and exceptions and defences to investment treaty obligations. International business and other investors will greatly appreciate the in-depth information and insightful guidance in this solidly useful book. It will also be welcomed by jurists and students as a significant milestone in the articulation of principles in a quickly growing field of international law.

How the Law Works

Author: Gary Slapper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317218019
Format: PDF, Mobi
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‘How the Law Works is a gem of a book, for law students and for everyone else. It is a must read for anyone interested in how society is shaped and controlled via law.’ Dr Steven Vaughan, solicitor, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School ‘How the Law Works is a comprehensive, witty and easy-to-read guide to the law. I thoroughly recommend it to non-lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of the legal system and to potential students as an introduction to the law of England and Wales.’ HH Judge Lynn Tayton QC Reviews of the first edition: ‘A friendly, readable and surprisingly entertaining overview of what can be a daunting and arcane subject to the outsider.’ The Law Teacher ‘An easy-to-read, fascinating book . . . brimful with curios, anecdote and explanation.’ The Times How the Law Works is a refreshingly clear and reliable guide to today’s legal system. Offering interesting and comprehensive coverage, it makes sense of all the curious features of the law in day to day life and in current affairs. Explaining the law and legal jargon in plain English, it provides an accessible entry point to the different types of law and legal techniques, as well as today’s compensation culture and human rights law. In addition to explaining the role of judges, lawyers, juries and parliament, it clarifies the mechanisms behind criminal and civil law. How the Law Works is essential reading for anyone approaching law for the first time, or for anyone who is interested in an engaging introduction to the subject’s bigger picture.

Accounting in Scotland RLE Accounting

Author: Janet E. Pryce-Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131796280X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The first Scottish book on accounting was published in 1683. That book heralded a century during which Scotland established its reputation as a land of accountants: a steady stream of books subsequently appeared from Scottish presses. This bibliography contains over 330 location entries, including 32 non-UK libraries. Periodical articles as well books are included.