Accountants Without Standards?: Compulsion Or Evolution in Company Accounting

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Institute of Economic Affairs, 1995 - Accountants - 77 pages
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Statements of standard accounting practice (SSAPs) should be limited to disclosure requirements for listed companies and should not attempt to prescribe rules on measurement. There is little evidence that the growth of standards has produced any measurable benefits to the public.

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Contents

FOREWORD Colin Robinson
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ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST STANDARDS
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THE PURPOSE OF COMPANY ACCOUNTS
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